Cell Phone and Electronic Devices NUSD policy

Cell Phone and Electronic Devices

Per our principal, Dr. Bernard, via P.26 of the 2018-19 Student and Parent/Guardian Handbook…

Cell Phones and Other Electronic Signaling Devices
Use of a cellular/digital telephone, pager or other mobile communications device during instructional time is prohibited. Such devices shall be turned off in class, except when being used for a valid instructional or other school-related purpose as determined by the teacher or other district employee, and at any other time as directed by district employee. Any device with camera, video, or voice recording function shall not be used in any manner which infringes on the privacy rights of a person. (NUSD BP 5131 Conduct)

When a student uses any prohibited device, or uses a permitted device in any unethical or illegal activity, a district employee may confiscate the device. The employee shall store the item in a secure manner until an appropriate time . Students who violate district or school rules and regulations may be subject to discipline or loss of privileges in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation, with notification to local law enforcement as appropriate . (NUSD BP 5131 Conduct)