Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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7840 – State Fire Day


For the purpose of creating public sentiment and calling public attention to the great damage caused to both life and property by fire, the Friday before fire recognition day should be designated and known as "State Fire Day". This day shall be observed by the public, private, and parochial schools of the state with exercises appropriate to the subject of the day. The second Saturday in May shall be designated and known as the fire recognition day, and exercises appropriate for the subject and day may be exercised by any fire department.

In addition to any required monthly fire drill, every public, private, denominational, or parochial school shall  provide regular periods of instruction in the subject to fire dangers and in methods of fire prevention.

Legal Reference:
79-705 (1997 LB 347)
79-706 (1996 LB 900)

Policy Adopted 3-5-84
Policy Revised: 07.09.2019

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Media Inquiries
Kelli Mayhew, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201227
Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.

7840 – State Fire Day


For the purpose of creating public sentiment and calling public attention to the great damage caused to both life and property by fire, the Friday before fire recognition day should be designated and known as "State Fire Day". This day shall be observed by the public, private, and parochial schools of the state with exercises appropriate to the subject of the day. The second Saturday in May shall be designated and known as the fire recognition day, and exercises appropriate for the subject and day may be exercised by any fire department.

In addition to any required monthly fire drill, every public, private, denominational, or parochial school shall  provide regular periods of instruction in the subject to fire dangers and in methods of fire prevention.

Legal Reference:
79-705 (1997 LB 347)
79-706 (1996 LB 900)

Policy Adopted 3-5-84
Policy Revised: 07.09.2019

.pdf version

Media Inquiries
Kelli Mayhew, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201227
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