Electronic Device Policy
We encourage students to use an iPad, laptop, eReader, mobile phone and other electronic devices for learning purposes … and to help provide a positive school learning setting we have some general school guidelines regarding their use:
eReaders, iPads, Laptops
The school is not responsible for any lost, broken, or stolen device; the student is solely responsible for their eReader, iPad, or laptop.
The device should have a protective cover and a name on both cover and device.
Student must have teacher permission to use an eReader, iPad, or laptop during the school day; permission may be granted class by class, there is no "all day or anytime" permission (including lunch and recess).
While the primary reason of allowing student use of an electronic device is for learning purposes, a teacher may authorize eReader, iPad, or laptop use for limited entertainment use during the school day. If a device is used for any purpose other than "learning" during school without teacher permission, then the device will confiscated (returned to parent) …and other consequences may apply.
Cell Phones, Smart Phones (and text-messaging devices)
The school is not responsible for any lost, broken, or stolen device; the student is solely responsible for their mobile phone.
Student may not use or carry a mobile phone from 8:00am-3:15pm during the school day; the mobile phone should be stored in a student hallway locker during the day. Student may use the classroom or school office phone (with permission) during the day.
With teacher permission, a student may use a mobile phone (including internet access) during the school day. If a student uses a mobile phone during the school day without teacher permission, the phone will be confiscated (returned to parent) …and other consequences may apply.
Student wireless internet access is available at school. If a student connects to the internet for unauthorized use during the school day, the electronic device will be confiscated (returned to parent) …and other consequences may apply.