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School Calendar for 2013-2014 (PDF)

(*see bottom of calendar for early dismissal times) 

SCHOOL CALENDAR 2013/2014

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 79 (COWICHAN VALLEY)

This calendar is based on the B.C. Ministry of Education Calendar Requirements and the C.V.T.F. Collective Agreement.

Date Day Event Comment
September 2, 2013 Monday LABOUR DAY no classes
September 3, 2013 Tuesday School Opening Day – 3 Hour Early Dismissal
October 3 – 4, 2013 Thur-Fri Provincial Exams (includes Grade 10’s)  
October 7, 2013 Monday DISTRICT IMPLEMENTATION DAY no classes
October 14, 2013 Monday THANKSGIVING DAY no classes
October 16, 2013 Wednesday PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
October 25, 2013 Friday Pro D Day (Provincial) no classes
November 4 – 5, 2013 Mon-Tues Provincial Exams (includes Grade 10’s)  
November 7, 2013 Thursday P/T Conferences – 1 Hour Early Dismissal
November 8, 2013 Friday DISTRICT DAY IN LIEU no classes
November 11, 2013 Monday REMEMBRANCE DAY no classes
November 27, 2013 Wednesday PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
December 20, 2013 Friday Last Day of Classes
December 23, 2013 – January 3, 2014 WINTER VACATION no classes
January 6, 2014 Monday First Day of Classes 2014
January 17, 2014 Friday DISTRICT STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAY no classes
January 22, 2014 Wednesday PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
January 27 – 31, 2014 Mon-Fri Provincial Exams (includes Grade 10’s)   
February 3, 2014 Monday Start of Semester 2
February 10, 2014 Monday Family Day no classes
February 26, 2014 Wednesday P/T Conferences – 3 Hour Early Dismissal
February 28, 2014 Friday Pro D Day no classes
March 10 – 14, 2014 5 Day District Closure no classes
March 17 – 21, 2014 SPRING VACATION no classes
March 24, 2014 Monday Classes Recommence
April 2, 2014 Wednesday PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
April 10 – 11, 2014 Thur-Fri Provincial Exams
April 18, 2014 Friday GOOD FRIDAY no classes
April 21, 2014 Monday EASTER MONDAY no classes
May 2, 2014 Friday Pro D Day no classes
May 14, 2014 Wednesday PLC – 2 Hour Early Dismissal
May 15 – 16, 2014 Thur-Fri Provincial Exams
May 19, 2014 Monday VICTORIA DAY no classes
June 16 – 26, 2014 Mon-Fri/Mon-Thur Provincial Exams (includes Grade 10’s)
June 26, 2014 Thursday Elementary Schools only – 2 ½ Hour Early Dismissal
June 26, 2014 Thursday Last Day of Classes
June 27, 2014 Friday Schools Close no classes
 LOCALLY APPROVED EARLY DISMISSAL FOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY AND SCHOOL GOALS(NOTE:  schools will dismiss 2 hours earlier & afternoon school buses will run 2 hours earlier on these days)

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2013
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2013
  • Wednesday, January 22, 2014
  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014
  • Wednesday, May 14, 2014
 EARLY DISMISSAL FOR PARENT / TEACHER CONFERENCES(NOTE:  schools will dismiss 1 hour earlier & afternoon school buses will run 1 hour earlier on November 7, 2013)

  • Thursday, November 7, 2013

(NOTE:  schools will dismiss 3 hours earlier & afternoon school buses will run 3 hours earlier on February 26, 2014)

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014