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District News highlights the latest announcements, information, events, or stories that are happening in or around the Cowichan Valley School District (SD 79). Check this page often for updates!


April 8th: Non-Instructional Day (no school)

Posted: April 5, 2019, 2:19pm

Monday, April 8, 2019 is a non-instructional day in the Cowichan Valley School District. No classes are in session and buses will not be running. The regular schedule will resume on Tuesday, April [...]


Cowichan Valley School District Announces District Elder/Knowledge Keeper

Posted: April 3, 2019, 2:58pm

DATE: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 For Immediate Release   Cowichan Valley School District Board of Education Announces District Elder / Knowledge Keeper   COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Las[...]


2019/20 Budget Survey

Posted: March 29, 2019, 10:21am

It's that time of year again folks! The Board of Education needs your help in deciding where to allocate funding for the 2019/20 budget to best reflect the District's educational and operational activ[...]


Spring Vacation: March 11-22, 2019

Posted: March 8, 2019, 3:04pm

Just a reminder of School District 79's two-week spring vacation (district closure and spring break) beginning Monday, March 11 until Friday, March 22. During this time, all schools are closed. [...]


Cowichan Valley School District Board of Education Announces New Superintendent

Posted: March 6, 2019, 8:53am

The Board of Education is proud to announce that Robyn Gray has been selected as the new Superintendent of Learning and CEO of the Cowichan Valley School District. Ms. Gray most recently comes fr[...]