Except as permitted by this policy, no student shall use, display, or have in the “on” position on school property any wireless communication device, including but not limited to, cellular telephones, paging devices, two-way radios, or any similar device until after the conclusion of the instructional day. The following provision applies:
Middle school students are not allowed to possess a wireless communication device at school during the instructional day (7:30 A.M. through 3:30 P.M.) unless in the opinion of the principal a special circumstance exists that warrants his approval. The principal will make this decision on a case by case basis, and will provide instructions to the student on how the device is to be secured.
The consequences for possessing a wireless communication device in violation of this policy will be:
First Offense: A warning will be issued to the student. The wireless communication device will be confiscated by school personnel and returned to the student at the end of the day.
Second Offense: The wireless communication device will be confiscated by school personnel and held until a parent conference is conducted
Third and Subsequent Offenses: Tiered out of school suspension ranging from one to ten days will be assigned.