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School Wide Cell Phone Classroom Contract:
As everyone knows, cell phones and earbuds/headphones cause distractions. It is for that reason that in the 2023-24 school year, cell phone use will be strictly prohibited by the English department (unless otherwise instructed for the given lesson). By signing the form in Google Classroom, students and parent(s)/guardians acknowledge the following rules. Please note that this policy will be enforced whether or not the Google Form is submitted.
Upon entering the classroom, the student is required to place his/her cell phone out of sight, preferably in their book bag/purse-- NOT in their pocket/on their person. Headphones/earbuds must also be put away with the phone.
Should the student be caught violating the classroom guidelines for cell phone use, the following protocol will follow:
1st offense- Students will be warned only once. The phone must be put away.
2nd offense- Teacher issues a detention. Additionally, parents/guardians will be contacted. Failure to serve detention will result in a referral.
3rd offense and beyond- The student will receive an office referral.
**Refusal to put the phone away will automatically result in the 3rd offense.**