Willows High School
Device Student Use Guidelines
- No student may use a
cell phone, musical device, or electronic device during instructional time
in or out of the classroom. Instructional time begins with the
tardy bell and ends with the release bell.
- Student cell phones,
musical devices, or electronic signaling devices that are in use, heard
ringing, or vibrating, etc., during instructional time will be
confiscated by WHS staff.
- Student use of
photography, video, or sound recording devices is strictly forbidden at
all times in locker rooms, restrooms, dressing areas, classrooms, offices,
and school vehicles unless a student has staff permission. Such use may
also be in violation of the criminal code.
1st violation in school year :
Electronic device will be confiscated, given to the administration, and student
can retrieve it at the end of the day. A notation will be made in the student's
school record. One hour of detention will be assigned.
2nd violation in a school year:
Electronic device will be confiscated, given to administration, and parent or
guardian is required to pick up confiscated item. A notation will be made in
student's school record. One hour of detention will be assigned.
3rd violation in a school year:
Electronic device will be confiscated and given to administration. Notation
will be made in student's record. Saturday school will be assigned.
Students with repeat offenses: Students
with repeat offenses after the 3rd violation will lose use of all
electronic devices for the remainder of the school year. Any violation after
the 3rd in a school year will result in suspension.
Students with special needs:
Students that require the use of electronic devices during instructional time
must have administrative approval PRIOR to using the device or the device is
subject to confiscation.
Bottom Line: Do not use an
electronic device during instructional time!