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Cell Phone Policy

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  • All cell phones and portable 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 an administrator.  
  • 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. 
  • Devices may be confiscated for violating this policy.  Confiscated items must be picked up by a parent or legal guardian. 
  • Continued violations may result in disciplinary actions.  
  • Refusal to hand over a device when requested to do so by an administrator or security personnel will result in disciplinary actions. 
  • PGCPS employees are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged devices.