Policy 2.12

Display of the Flag

The Board of Education believes that the flag of the United States is a symbol of the values of our nation, the ideals embedded in our Constitution and inspire the spirit of patriotism throughout the school district.

The district shall purchase a United States flag, flagstaff and the necessary appliances for its display upon or near every school building. There shall be a flag on display in every assembly room of every school.

The flag shall be flown at full-or half staff pursuant to law. In addition, the flag may be flown at half-staff to commemorate the death of a present or former Board member, present employee, teacher, and or student.

Consistent with national and state law and regulations and this policy, the Superintendent of Schools shall develop rules and regulations for the proper custody, care and display of the flag.