2336 Required Observances

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 shall be conducted on the preceding Friday.
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.
Principals will be responsible for the preparation and presentation of educational activities of approximately sixty minutes 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.
Temperance and Good Citizenship Day will be observed on January 16 or, if on a non-school day, the Friday preceding January 16.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will be observed on the third Monday of January each year. School activities will help students reflect on and celebrate Dr. King's life and ideals in order to fulfill his dream of civil and human rights for all people.
Legal References:
RCW  28A.230.150 Temperance and Good Citizenship Day —   Aids in programming
RCW 28A.230.170 Study of constitutions compulsory — Rules
RCW 28A.230.158 Disability history month — Activities
RCW  28A.230.160 Educational activities in observance of Veteran’s Day
WA House Resolution 4676         
36 U.S.C. §106 Constitution and Citizenship Day
Adoption Date: 9/9/08
Franklin Pierce Schools
Revised: 4/8/14; 11/10/15
Classification: Priority