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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!

Open Board Meeting - Rescheduled to March 5, 2014

Posted: February 17, 2014, 11:36am

The Open Board Meeting of the Board of Education scheduled for Wednesday, February 26, 2014 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the School Board Offices at 4:30 pm.  [...]

Public Consultation on the 2014-2015 School Calendar


You are invited to give your advice and comments to the Board of Education about the Proposed 2014-2015 School Calendar at a Public Meeting on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Quamichan Camp[...]

News Release - New Children's Play & Discovery Centre Opening Soon

Posted: January 24, 2014, 2:11pm

School District 79 and Community Partners are working together to create a new fun filled place for early learning. It’s a place where everyone is welcome and everything is free. “Childre[...]

Calendar Consultation

Posted: January 23, 2014, 2:14pm

Click below for information on the proposed 2014/2015 School Calendar. Letter to Parents - Proposed School Calendar 2014-15 (pdf of letter to parents) Proposed School Calendar for 2014-2015 (p[...]

News Release - Duncan Elementary School's 100th Anniversary

Posted: December 21, 2013, 4:40pm

Duncan Elementary School celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.  182 students were in the school when it officially opened on December 11, 1913.  In recognition of the school’s 10[...]