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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!

Community Consultation Sessions - January 12th

Posted: January 7, 2013, 10:11am

School District 79 invites the public to attend one of two Community Consultation Sessions to discuss options being considered in an era of declining enrolment and increased costs. Saturday, January [...]

VIU News Release - New Intro to Trades Program Inspires Students

Posted: December 21, 2012, 2:37pm

Click to view the VIU News Release [caption id="attachment_2061" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Twenty-two students enrolled in the Intro to Trades program at VIU's Cowichan Campus proudly pose in [...]

Community Connections Bulletin - December 2012

Posted: December 18, 2012, 2:54pm

Click below for the December 2012 Community Connections Bulletin from Mike McKay, Official Trustee. Community Connections Bulletin - December 2012  [...]

Announcements Regarding Suspension of Classes Due to Weather or Other Causes


In the event of inclement weather and the accompanying need to suspend classes, or some other emergency situation, please be advised of the following District policy: "The Board will endea[...]

Winter Break Office Hours

Posted: December 13, 2012, 11:05am

  School District No. 79 Cowichan Valley   WINTER BREAK OFFICE HOURS  The School Board Office and the Transportation Department will be closed to the public from December 24th, 2[...]