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Cell Phones and Electronic Devices

The appropriate use of cell phones and other electronic devices will be permitted before and after school hours and in the hallways during student pass time between periods as well as in the lunch room during the student’s lunch period. Students may also use electronic devices in the classroom at the teacher’s discretion. The use of cell phones and other electronic devices for inappropriate reasons while on campus, including cheating, filming/pictures without permission, sexting, harassment, or any use that is inappropriate or in violation of the Acceptable Use Policy, District Policy or is disruptive to a positive school learning environment, will be cause for disciplinary action. Fremont High School prohibits the use of cell phones, digital media devices , and other individual technology devices during class periods unless the teacher allows them for learning purposes. These devices include, but not limited to, cell phones, headphones, MP3 players, e-readers, laptops, handheld games, cameras, etc.Students are not permitted to leave class to use a cell phone or electronic device. It will be considered a violation if the student’s cell phone or electronic device disrupts the class. Students are expected to cooperate in handing over cell phones and digital media devices when requested. If a student chooses not to comply, the student is “insubordinate,” and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.

Procedures and Reactions to Electronic Device Violations

1st offense - Warning:

Phone/Digital Media device is returned to the student at the end of the school day.

Cell Phone/Digital Media devices will be taken away. The student’s name will be recorded and the item may be picked up after school by the student in the office. A parent/guardian will be notified.

2nd offense - Warning:

Parent/guardian will be called and the parent/guardian will be responsible to pick kpu the phone.

Cell phone/Digital Media devices will be taken away. The student’s name will be recorded, parent/guardian will be notified and the item may be picked up after school by the parent/guardian.

3rd offense - Suspension:

The student will be suspended 1 day and a parent/guardian will be called. Phone/Digital Media device goes home with the student.

Cell phone/Digital Media device will be taken away. The student’s name will be recorded.

The School is not responsible for lost or broken digital media devices. Inappropriate violations will be referred to law enforcement.

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