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Policy 2336

Required Observances (Veteran's Day, Constitution Day, Temperance and Good Citizenship Day, Disability History Month)

Principals shall be responsible for the preparation and presentation of educational activities of approximately sixty minutes in duration in observance of Veteran’s Day. The program shall be conducted during the school week preceding the eleventh day of November of each year.

Constitution Day will be observed each year on September 17 in commemoration of the Septem-ber 17, 1787 signing of the United States Constitution. If September 17 occurs on a non-school day, Constitution Day will be conducted on the preceding Friday.

Temperance and Good Citizenship Day will be observed on January 16 or, if a non-school day, the Friday preceding January 16.

Disability History month will be observed during the month of October by conducting or pro-moting educational activities such as school assemblies or guest speaker presentations that provide instruction, awareness and understanding of disability history and people with disabilities.

Legal References:

RCW 28A.230.160 Educational activities in observance of Veteran’s Day
RCW 28A.230.158 Disability History Month – Activities.
RCW 28A.230.150 Temperance and Good Citizenship Day – Aids in programming
36.U.S.C. 106 Constitution and Citizenship Day

Management Resources:

2014 – February Issue
Policy News, August 2006 Constitution Day Recognition

 

La Center School District Adopted: February 23, 2016; Revised: October 24, 2017

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