Wireless Communication/Electronic Devices

1. You may possess wireless communication or electronic devices at school but they may only be used after the final dismissal bell.
2. To avoid classroom disruptions, you may not display, use, or activate wireless communication or electronic devices prior to the final dismissal bell. The prohibited time of use shall include study halls, lunch breaks, class changes and any other structured or non-structured activity.
3. You are responsible to ensure that your device is turned off and out of sight until the final dismissal bell.
4. After the final dismissal bell, you may use wireless communication or electronic devices, but not on school buses.
5. At school-sponsored activities, including extended day and other afterschool programs, you may use a wireless communication or electronic device provided the use does not interfere with the activity and follows the directives of the school administration. You may be disciplined for disruptive or inappropriate behavior related to the possession or use of wireless communication or electronic devices.
6. On regular school bus runs, you may carry wireless communication or electronic devices, but the devices must be concealed in a backpack, pocket, pocketbook, or other container. You may not use, activate, or display any wireless communication or electronic device on a bus.
7. Under no circumstance should your wireless communication or electronic device be used inappropriately. Such inappropriate use includes, but is not limited to: texting, phoning, or web surfing until the final dismissal bell; taping conversations, music or other audio; photographing or videoing self or others; and any other activity that could in any way infringe on the rights of others including, but not limited to, teachers, students and staff.  The School Board is not responsible under any circumstances for the loss, destruction, damage and/or theft of wireless communication or electronic devices or any communication bill associated with the authorized or unauthorized use of the wireless communication devices. You are responsible for locating any lost or stolen items.

  • The misuse of a wireless communication or electronic device may result in the imposition of disciplinary action by the school and/or criminal penalties if the device is used in a criminal act. Misuse may also result in the confiscation of the device.