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Digital Media Device Policy

tiger pawNORTH PARK ELEMENTARY 2018-2019

DIGITAL MEDIA DEVICE POLICY

While digital media devices (DMD) can be beneficial, their misuse may be disruptive to a positive learning environment and may infringe on the privacy and rights of others.  Because of the possibility of theft or disruption to the educational process, student electronic devices such as compact disc players, radios, personal digital assistants, MP3 players, laser pointers, hand held electronic games or electronic toys may NOT be brought to school.  Students who violate this policy will have their electronic device confiscated.  The device will only be returned to a parent or guardian.   If policy violation continues, disciplinary action will be taken, which may include referral to the district office.  North Park Elementary is not responsible for lost or stolen digital media devices.  Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by the school administrator.

 

Cell Phone

The use of student cell phones is highly discouraged.  The administration may approve exception to this policy if a student needs a cell phone for safety purposes to get to and from school.  Exceptions will only be allowed under the following conditions:

  • Cell phones may only be turned on before school and after school. Students may not have any kind of electronic communication including text messaging, camera use, games, etc. during school hours. During the school day, the phone must be turned off and kept in the student’s backpack, etc.
  • If students do not adhere to the policy, the phone will be taken away immediately and locked in the office.  A parent must come to the office to collect the phone.
  • North Park Elementary is not responsible for lost or stolen cell phones.
  • Student Cell Phone Forms are available in the office.
  • The office phone is available for students and parents/guardians to contact each other in case of a school/personal issue or emergency (801) 452-4340.

 

 

 

 

 

Misuse of digital media devices are addressed in Weber School District Policy 8350 (Digital Media Devices) and Policy 5200 (Student Discipline Policy, Safe School Policy).