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2336 - Required Observances (Veterans Day, Constitution Day, Temperance and Good Citizenship Day, Disability History Month)

BOARD POLICY No. 2336

REQUIRED OBSERVANCES (VETERANS DAY, CONSTITUTION DAY, TEMPERANCE AND GOOD CITIZENSHIP DAY, DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH)

Principals will be responsible for the preparation and presentation of educational activities of approximately sixty minutes total throughout the week, in duration in observance of Veterans Day. The program will 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 September 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 shall be observed on January 16 or, if on a non-school day, the Friday preceding January 16. On the day, students will be encouraged to register to vote.

Disability History Month will be observed during the month of October by conducting or promoting 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     Programs in observance of Veterans Day

28A.230.150             Temperance and Good Citizen­ship Day--Aids in program­ming

RCW 28A.230.158     Disability history month — Activities.

36 U.S.C. 106           Constitution and Citizenship Day

Adopted by the Board: July 16, 2002

Revised: April 17, 2018

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