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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Policy 2336 - REQUIRED OBSERVANCES (VETERANS’ 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 shall 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 shall 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.

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 Reference:
Temperance and Good Citizenship Day—Aids in programming - RCW 28A.230.150
Disability history month—Activities - RCW 28A.230.158
Educational activities in observance of Veterans’ Day - RCW 28A.230.160

Management Resources:
A Few Civil Liberty Reminders - Policy News, August 2001
Students and ACLU raise flag issue - Policy News, December 1999
Policy News - February 2014 Issue

Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board: August 1984
Revised by the Board: 01.08; 9.14
Classification: Priority