Wireless Communication Devices

An excerpt for the St. Lucie County Code of Student Conduct, (pg 6) reads; “ A student may possess a wireless communication device while on school property or attending a school education function, BUT such a device must be deactivated or “off” during all classes and other participatory functions. In addition, school board policy states that all electronic devices will not be visible while the student in on campus or school property. This includes cell phones, iPods etc.

Consequences for Wireless Communication Devices Violations

  • 1st offense: The electronic device will be taken, lunch detention and BIR Student will pick up device at the end of the day.
  • 2nd offense: The electronic device will be taken, lunch detention and BIR and parent contact. Parent will pick up device between 9:00 -9:30 am and 4:00-4:30 pm
  • 3rd offense: The electronic device will be taken, referral and 1 day of BIC Parent will pick up device between 9:00 -9:30 am and 4:00-4:30 pm

In an effort to limit interruptions throughout the day, parents may pick up phones/electronic devices between 9:00-9:30 am. or 4:00-4:30 pm only.

 


ZERO TOLERANCE

Drugs, alcohol, tobacco, weapons, and fighting on this campus or at school-sponsored events will not be tolerated. Such inappropriate behavior will result in immediate suspension, possible expulsion for a period of up to two (2) years and potential for arrest. A student may possess a wireless communications device while on school property or attending a school function, but such a device must be inactivated or “OFF” during all classes and other participatory functions. Any disruptive, harassing, or other inappropriate use of a wireless communications device shall be cause for disciplinary action under the heading, including confiscation of the device. The use of a wireless communications device shall be cause for disciplinary action and/or criminal penalties if the device is used in a criminal act.