THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE (Cell Phones, I-Pods, MP3 Players) IS A PRIVILEGE IN GALLUP MCKINLEY COUNTY SCHOOLS
1. Middle school and High school students will be allowed to have electronic devices at school, but
2. The devices must be TURNED OFF from the first bell to the last bell of the day.
First Offense: If a student has the electronic device on during the day or is sending text messages, the device will be taken away, logged into the office by an identified office staff as designated by the principal.
The Parents/Guardian of the student must come to school and sign for the electronic device in order for it to be returned.
Second Offense: The electronic device will be taken away, logged into the office by an identified office staff as designated by the principal. The parents/guardians will be able to pick up the electronic device at the end of the semester.
Continued violation of this policy will result in misbehavior (12.22) as per board policy.
The school is NOT responsible for the loss of any electronic device.
The use of a cell phone by anyone during a Lock Down is strictly prohibited for the safety of all students and staff. (Schools who do not have effective intercom systems may use cell phones as a way of communicating)