It seems as if everyone these days has a cell phone including the 90-year old woman in front of me in line at last weekend. Hey, good for her. She can be in touch with her great-grandchildren.
Recently, the Morgan School administrators, the and the reviewed the school's cell phone policy for students, making a few edits.
Here's the policy from the Clinton Public School's if you haven't seen it:
In an effort to maintain an atmosphere that is conducive to learning and to minimize the level of disruption during the school day, we all need to be more responsible regarding cell phone use in school.
If parents need to contact their child, they should call the main office or the guidance office. Please do not call your child or text your child during school hours. If there is an emergency, please notify the main office.
Cell Phone Policy and Student Expectations
During the school day, students may not use their cell phones. Cell phones are to be turned off and put away when students enter the building.
First Week of School
If you violate the policy, you will receive a verbal warning.
Second Week of School
If a student uses their cell phone during the school day, the phone will be taken away and returned to the student at the end of the day.
Third Week of School and After
If a student uses their cell phone during the school day, the phone will be taken away and parent will need to come to school and pick it up.
Electronic Device Policy
Student use of electronic devices such as IPOD’s and other personal electronic devices will be at the discretion of the teacher. Students are not to have earbuds in their ears during the school day unless permitted by the teacher. Use of earbuds and electronic devices in hallways and the cafeteria is prohibited. Student failure to follow teacher expectations will be subject to disciplinary action.