Religious Observances 2020-2021

  • Religious Observances icon  As a public school division, Winchester Public Schools must be neutral regarding religion, but this neutrality exists in congruence with the division’s responsibility to be sensitive to the needs of individual students and their families so that students are able to practice their beliefs without penalty. Below is a list of the most common religious and/or cultural observances in the division, listed in alphabetical order, as well as helpful resources regarding religion in schools.

  • Buddhism

  • Christianity

  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity

  • Hinduism

  • Islam

  • Jehovah’s Witnesses

  • Judaism

  • Kwanzaa

  • Seventh-Day Adventists