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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!


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[...]


Chemainus and Crofton Community Conversation is Moving!

Posted: January 23, 2019, 2:30pm

The Cowichan Valley School District Board of Education’s ongoing Community Conversation about the North Zone Long-Range Facilities Plan is moving.  In order to reach every school community in the N[...]


January 18: Non-Instructional Day (No School)

Posted: January 15, 2019, 4:44pm

Friday, January 18, 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 Monday, Janu[...]


Winter Break Has Arrived!

Posted: December 21, 2018, 3:05pm

Winter break has arrived, and that means schools are closed until Monday, January 7, 2019. The School Board Office, transportation, operations, and central receiving will also have closures through[...]