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2333 - Flag Exercises

Flag exercises shall be conducted in each classroom at the beginning of the school day and at the opening of all school assemblies. Students not reciting the pledge of allegiance shall maintain a respectful silence while either seated or standing. When feasible, the salute to the flag or the national anthem shall be rendered immediately preceding interschool events.

The United States flag shall be displayed upon or near every public school plant, except during inclement weather.



Last Revised:


  • RCW 28A.230.140 United States flag — Procurement, display, exercises — National anthem — Noncompliance, penalty

Management Resources:

  • Policy News, August 2001 A Few Civil Liberty Reminders
  • Policy News, December 1999 Students and ACLU raise flag issue