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AP 156: Remembrance Day


The Superintendent expects the Principal to arrange appropriate Remembrance Day ceremonies.


    1. Principals shall ensure that they are in compliance with the Remembrance Day Act, specifically:
      1. arrange for a remembrance ceremony that will encompass at least the time period from 11:00 a.m. to 11:05 a.m., or
      2. ensure the observance of 2 minutes’ silence from 11:00 a.m. to 11:02 a.m.
    2. If a ceremony referred to in subsection 1.1 is held at a school, all pupils shall either attend the ceremony or remain in the school, silent, during the ceremony.
    3. In the event Remembrance Day falls on a day on which the school is not open, the board shall comply with subsection (1) on the school day immediately preceding Remembrance Day.
    4. The ceremony will apply the protocols defined in Administrative Procedure 155.