NORWICH FREE ACADEMY
SCHOOL CEREMONIES AND OBSERVANCES POLICY
The board directs that the administration shall provide for students and faculty who wish to do so, the opportunity to observe an appropriate period of time for silent meditation during each school day.
Pledge of Allegiance
The board directs that an opportunity to say the Pledge of Allegiance shall be provided each school day. Participation in recitation of the Pledge is voluntary. Non-participants may remain quietly seated during the Pledge. Non-participants are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is respectful of others and appropriate to the school environment.
Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statutes.
10-16a. Silent Meditation.
PA 02-119. An Act Concerning Bullying Behavior in Schools and Concerning the Pledge of Allegiance.
Policy Adopted: June 9, 1993 (Policy # 5145.2)
Policy Revised: September 17, 2002
May 22, 2007