Cell Phone Policy

2019-20

Students are not allowed to have cell phones during the school day.

  • Student phones will remain in his/her locker for the entire school day.
  • Students are permitted to check their phones at their locker during passing periods.
  • However, if a student is tardy to class due to the delay, the student will incur a consequence from his/her instructor.

1st OFFENSE

Verbal Warning

  • will be documented, via a behavior log in TeacherEase, by the faculty/staff member issuing the warning.
  • The behavior log will state this is a warning and if the student is observed breaking the cell phone policy a second time, s/he will incur the consequence listed under ‘second offense’.

2nd OFFENSE

Confiscation of Phone . 24 Hours
  • will be documented, via a behavior log in TeacherEase, by the faculty/staff member issuing the warning.
  • The phone will be placed and locked in the office safe for 24 hours.
  • A parent must come to school to retrieve the phone after the 24 hours.
  • Phone will not be released to student.

3rd OFFENSE

Confiscation of Phone . 72 Hours

  • The phone will be placed and locked in the office safe for 72 hours.
  • A parent must come to school to retrieve the phone after the 72 hours.
  • Phone will not be released to student.
  • The parent(s) and student must also meet with administration.

4th OFFENSE

Confiscation of the phone . 120 Hours

  • The phone will be placed and locked in the office safe for 120 hours.
  • A parent must come to school to retrieve the phone and again meet with administration.
  • Phone will not be released to student.
  • At this point, the student may lose the privilege of being permitted to have a cell phone on campus.

(these rules are excerpted from page 34 of the 2019-20 Aquin Student Handbook)