• Electronic Devices

    Students may possess an electronic communication device in school under the following conditions:

    • Possession of an electronic communication device by a student is considered to be a privilege, which may be forfeited by any student who fails to follow school rules, board policy, or the law. 
    • Students may use such devices before school, during class changes, during lunches, and after school.
    • Students may use such devices during class time for instructional purposes with the expressed permission of the teacher. 
    • All students must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy. 
    • Should a student cause a disruption to the instructional process or educational setting, the behavior will be addressed through the school discipline code according to the type and severity of the disruption. 
    • Students may not use electronic communication devices outside the direct supervision of a staff member while in common areas during class time. Common areas are defined as hallways, cafeteria, restrooms, front office, guidance office, media center, lobbies, etc. 
    • These devices may not be used in any area where personal privacy of others must be respected such as dressing rooms or restrooms. 
    • The creation of videos or pictures is not permitted without prior approval of an administrator. 
    • The school is not responsible for any devices that are lost, stolen or damaged while being used on school property.

     
    Electronic communication devices are defined as any telecommunications device (including cellular telephones, pagers, etc.)