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The voluntary interruption of a routine activity, usually understood to mean work
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lack written policies to guide educators in the matter of religious holidays.
In short, POVEK has blown the problem out of proportion and, quite amusingly, appealing to the Archbishop to safeguard this important religious holidays.
De said she used to keep her children out of Harvard schools for the family's religious holidays when they were young.
This year, however, classes at her school will be held on Good Friday, considered one of Christendom's most sacred religious holidays, as officials in her district try to make up one of the many school days canceled because of December's paralyzing ice storm and subsequent snow storms.
The legislation allows the secretary of state to change the date of regular municipal elections and also allows the commissioner of education to do the same for school-related elections if there is a conflict with a religious holiday.
HOLDEN - Personal symbols of Christianity, such as jewelry and clothing professing a student's beliefs, are not banned in Wachusett Regional School District schools; no religion is advocated in the school system; and no religious holiday is celebrated, School Superintendent Thomas G.
2011(TUR) - Governor Mehmet Celalettin Lekesiz of Turkey's southern province of Hatay visited the Syrian citizens, who fled violence in their country and had been taking shelter Hatay for a while, and celebrated their Eid al-Adha religious holiday on Monday.
Summary: Saudi police detained 38 people in the holy city of Medina after fighting erupted near Islam's oldest mosque Al-Quba on the Shiite religious holiday of Ashur
Eid al-Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Isma'il as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a ram to sacrifice instead.
While they may teach about religious holidays in an objective manner, public schools are not the place for celebrating Christmas as a religious holiday.
2011(TUR) - Turkish aid associations sacrificed animals and distributed meat to people in need in Gaza during Eid al-Adha religious holiday on Monday.
Norman Vincent Peale publicly worried about the president tampering with ``a sacred religious holiday.

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