• Cell Phone and PED Policy

     Cell Phone  Policy

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    CELL PHONE / PED POLICY

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    • All cell phones and personal electronic devices (PEDs) must be powered off and put away during the school day, except when permission is given by a teacher or administrator to use for instructional purposes.  
    • Students may not listen to music, text, make phone calls, play games, or take photos or videos at school, except under certain circumstances where permission may be granted by administration.   
    • Students may use cell phones/PEDs on the school bus, except when entering and exiting the bus, as long as it does not cause a disruption.  Students may not take photos or videos on the bus.  
    • PGCPS employees are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged devices.  
    • When not in use for instructional purposes, all cell phones and PEDs must be powered off and put away. 
    • Devices may be confiscated for inappropriate use.  Confiscated items must be picked up by a parent or legal guardian. 
    • Continued violations may result in disciplinary actions.  PGCPS employees are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged confiscated items.  
    • Continued violations may result in a student being banned from bringing a cell phone / PED to school for a specified time (up to the remainder of the school year). 
    • Refusal to hand over a device when requested to do so by an administrator or security personnel will result in a suspension from school.