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Cell Phones and Electronic Devices

Schalmont Board of Education Policy #7315

No personal sound equipment or electronic devices of any type should be seen during the school day.

This includes, but is not limited to all items such as cell phones, i-Pods, MP3 players, radios (of any type or description), cassette tape recorders or CD/players, electronic games, video games (e.g., Nintendo DSi), computer games, playing cards, walkmans, pagers, and beepers. If seen, these items may be confiscated until the end of the day or held until a parent picks them up.

Electronic means for telecommunication by students with other students or any other third party - whether in the school building, on school grounds, or away from the building on any school-related activity - shall be prohibited during school day instruction hours. School day instruction hours are defined for Schalmont Middle School and Schalmont High School as 7:40 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Electronic means of telecommunication shall include, but not be limited to the previously mentioned electronic devices.

After school instruction hours, students may use their cell phones.

The district is not responsible for securing students' personal technology devices and cannot be held accountable for the loss of or damage to such devices.

Note: For emergency purposes, students may use office phones to communicate with parents during the school day. Parents may contact the main office of the school to communicate with students if necessary.