In a message dated 7/16/02 5:50:34 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> I also don't
> make the students recite the Pledge of Allegiance -- is this bad? They are
> high school students and it seems like an empty ritual to me, so I feel
> making them recite it. What do you think?
We say the pledge of Allegience every day over the loud speaker. All I ask
for them to do is stand quietly while I and a few others say it. They do
this in respect for the country. After awhile they are almost all saying it,
especially after 9-11 last year.