In order to ensure a focus on learning in a safe, positive environment, the following cell phone policy will be enforced. (Board Policy 508.3)
Student cell phones should be turned off and stored in lockers upon arrival to school. Cell phones are NOT allowed in the hallways, classrooms, locker rooms, or restrooms. This includes before and after school, unless a supervising adult has granted the student permission.
Office or classroom phones are available but usage should be limited to unexpected or emergency situations. If a student needs to contact a parent or guardian for an unexpected or emergency situation, s/he may request usage of a classroom or office phone. Parent or guardian phone calls or messages to students shall be communicated through the office and should also be limited to unexpected or emergency situations.
Consequences of cell phone policy violation:
1st offense: Cell phone is taken and returned to student at the end of the school day; a copy of the cell phone policy will be provided to student upon return of cell phone.