Cell Phones and Electronic Devices at School*

Cell phones and electronic devices must be kept in backpacks and are to be turned off upon arrival to school. Cell phones and electronic devices are not to be used during the school day, including recesses, lunch and passing periods. With teacher approval, students may use their personal devices in the classroom for specific teacher lead activities. Cell phones and electronic devices may be used after school once students are dismissed. Students who violate this policy will receive the following consequences:

First Offense: Cell phone and/or electronic devices will be confiscated and students will be permitted to retrieve them after school.

Second Offense: Cell phone and/or electronic devices will be confiscated and parent(s) will be permitted to retrieve them after school.

Third Offense: Cell phone and/or electronic devices will be required to be checked in at the office upon arrival and picked up at the end of the day. In some circumstances, students may be prohibited from bringing cell phones and/or electronic devices to school for an extended period of time.

Fourth Offense: Students will be suspended for a minimum of one (1) day and prohibited from bringing their cell phones and/or electronic devices to school for the remainder of the school year.

*In all above cases, additional consequences (demerits, etc.) may be given as the result of infractions.

*LUSD schools are not liable or responsible for loss or damages to cell phones and electronic devices brought to school.

If parents are volunteering or visiting the school/classroom, we kindly ask that their cell phones be turned off or silenced so as to not disrupt the learning environment.