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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!

Chemainus and Crofton Long-Range Plan Community Conversation

Posted: February 14, 2019, 9:44am

The final night of the Cowichan Valley School District Board of Education’s ongoing Community Conversation about the North Zone Long-Range Facilities Plan will take place at Chemainus Elementary[...]

February 18: No School (Family Day)


Just a reminder that Monday, February 18, 2019 is Family Day in BC - there is no school! Enjoy the day!  [...]

February 15: Non-Instructional Day (no school)


Friday, February 15, 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, Fe[...]

Winter Weather Information for 2018/19

Winter  Snow  Closure  

Posted: February 1, 2019, 10:40am

Winter Weather Information for 2018/19 Dear Parents/Guardians: With the winter season fast approaching, it is important to remind you about the school district’s procedures regarding inclement w[...]

January 30: 2-Hour Early Dismissal (PLC)

Posted: January 25, 2019, 9:41am

Just a reminder to parents that Wednesday, January 30, 2019 is a two-hour early dismissal day due to PLC (Professional Learning Community). All schools will dismiss 2 hours early, and afternoon sch[...]