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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!

Identity, Belonging, and Connection Policy Unanimously Passed

Posted: March 27, 2023, 11:50am

At the Tuesday, March 7, 2023 Open Board Meeting, the Board of Education unanimously passed the Identity, Belonging and Connection Policy. The Board has now enshrined in policy its commitment to all s[...]

Spring Break - March 13 to 24

Posted: March 10, 2023, 3:40pm


New School - New Spelling

Posted: March 9, 2023, 10:36am

At the Open Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 7th, the Board of Education for the Cowichan Valley School District unanimously voted to adjust the spelling of the name ‘Cowichan’ in relation to the r[...]

Inclusive Education Month Marked by Tremendous Community Support

Posted: February 27, 2023, 9:46am

As we come to the end of Inclusive Education Month, we want to take the time to recognize exceptional community and staff support and the outpouring of donations that have made two remarkable addition[...]

Wednesday, Feb 22 - Inclement Weather Forecast

Posted: February 21, 2023, 9:51am

Tomorrow's weather forecast is showing the possibility of some snow. As a reminder, the District will decide if there are school closures by 5:45 am and will start making the announcement. If there is[...]