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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!

COVID-19 Updated Travel Info for Family and Staff

Posted: March 6, 2020, 11:42am

March 6, 2020 Re: International Travel Over Spring Break Spring vacation is just around the corner and we know that many of you take this opportunity to travel and experience new things through[...]

Spring Vacation: March 9-20, 2020

Posted: March 5, 2020, 1:15pm

Just a reminder of the Cowichan Valley School District's two-week spring vacation (district closure and spring break) beginning Monday, March 9 until Friday, March 20, 2020. During this time, all s[...]

Student Learning Survey for Parents


Hello parents or guardians of grade 4, 7, 10, or 12 students. Now until April 3rd is your chance to provide input to the Ministry of Education through their Student Learning Survey for Parents. This [...]

News Release - Post-Fire Cleanup and Planning Continue at Chemainus Secondary

Posted: March 2, 2020, 9:25am

NEWS RELEASE DATE: Saturday, February 29, 2020 For Immediate Release POST-FIRE CLEANUP AND PLANNING CONTINUE AT CHEMAINUS SECONDARY COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Planning and cleaning for the new week i[...]

COVID-19 Update


Dear parents, guardians, and families, This week all school districts in the province received guidance from the Officer of the Provincial Health Officer and the BC Centre for Disease Control regar[...]