Cell Phone Use
All electronic communication devices shall be shut off upon entering the building. During the school day, electronic communication devices should be off and in student's assigned locker. Students shall NOT use electronic devices during passing periods, in class, or while attending school activities during school hours without specific permission and supervised by a teacher, coach, or principal. The school is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged cell phones when students choose to bring them to school. Use of electronic communication devices to invade the privacy of or cause embarrassment to another person is prohibited and shall be considered a level of behavior that is intended to cause another individual physical or mental harm.
➢ First Offense: Warn the student and ask that it be turned off and secured in the locker until the end of the day. Teachers may elect to keep items and return to students at the end of the class period.
➢ Second Offense: Electronic device will be turned into the office, parent/guardian called, and the guardian will need to come in and pick up the phone.
➢ Third offense: Electronic device will be turned into the office, parent/guardian called, and the parent/guardian will need to come in and pick up the phone and the student will be assigned an after school detention.
➢ Fourth offense: Electronic device will be turned into the office, parent/guardian called, and the parent/guardian will need to come in and pick up the phone and the student will be assigned one day of in-school suspension.
➢ Subsequent offense: Electronic device will be returned to a parent/guardian. The student may be suspended from school. The consequences listed here are not exclusive, and additional discipline may be imposed for violations of any other policy if the circumstances warrant.