FLAG DISPLAY/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
All public schools under the jurisdiction of the Bossier Parish School Board shall fly the American flag and the Louisiana state flag every school day.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
At the beginning of each school day, the Bossier Parish School Board shall require time be permitted for those students and teachers desiring to do so to observe a brief time in silent meditation (not intended or identified as a religious exercise), which shall not exceed five (5) minutes, and for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Every assembly or meeting in each school should begin with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and with the playing or the singing of the National Anthem, and all students shall be encouraged to learn the words of the National Anthem. Throughout the playing (singing) of the National Anthem and/or the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, students shall be encouraged to exhibit respectful behavior.
Revised: August 4, 2016
Ref: La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:81, 17:416, 17:2115, 49:153
Board minutes, 8-4-16
Bossier Parish School Board