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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 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[...]

Superintendent Opportunity

Posted: December 17, 2018, 4:05pm

Superintendent Advertisement Profile of an Ideal Superintendent[...]

Winter Break Hours


The School Board Office and Transportation Department will be closed to the public from December 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019 inclusive. They re-open to the public on Monday, January 7, 2019. The Op[...]