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MPS Cell Phone Policy

Rule B16 (A):  Possession of Cell Phones or Telecommunication Devices

Students are not permitted to use a cell phone or any electronic device in school.  This includes, but is not limited to, a Blackberry, Smartphone, or other adapted PDAs.  Teachers have the authority to allow the use of cell phones and electronic devices for instructional purposes during class, however that permission must be granted before students are allowed to openly display cell phones or other electronic devices in class/school.  Unless otherwise stated, cell phones and other electronic devices are to be out of view and not in use while students are in the school building. If a cell phone rings or beeps in class/school, it is considered being in use.  This includes any classes that may be held outside of the building and on school sponsored field trips.  Students are allowed however, to have cell phones on school property. Students assigned to alternative behavior sites cannot have cell phones on school property. Students assigned to alternative sites are to adhere to the MPS Cell Phone Usage Policy.   

Consequences
Third Offense:  Confiscate device, parental conference to loss of cell phone privileges
If a violation of this misbehavior rule also violates other Class B and/or C offenses, other consequences will be imposed.