ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : SI-00-058

Date Created : 01/18/2000

Attention:

Superintendents

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
   
Section:   School Improvement and Professional Development - Ms. Janinne Riggs
Subject:
Prisoners of War Remembrance Day

Regulatory Authority:
Arkansas Code Annotated 1-5-109

Contact Person:
Barbara Patty

Phone Number:
501-682-5303

E-mail:
bpatty@arkedu.k12.ar.us

A 1989 legislative act establishes April 9 of each year as "Prisoners of War Remembrance Day." Every Arkansan is encouraged to commemorate the sacrifices of persons who have been captives in foreign lands while in the service of their country.

The act further requires that the Superintendent of each public school in Arkansas shall arrange for appropriate exercises on campus to commemorate "Prisoners of War Remembrance Day." Please plan an appropriate observance in your school and/or classrooms to recognize those who have been prisoners of war while serving this country. Each school district may determine the type of observance considered to be appropriate for your school and community.

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