|Timestamp||School Name?||Cell Phone Policy||Consequences for violation?|
|4/26/2008 7:22:11||Marian Catholic||Cell phones are not allowed to be "on" or seen in the school building.||If seen but not "on" ... $25 fine & 2hr work detention|
"on" ... $50 fine and suspension
2nd offense ... $50 fine,discipline board hearing, and increased days suspension
|4/26/2008 7:40:42||Bishop Carroll High School||Cell phones are to be turned off from the time a student enters the building until the final bell. Students may have the cell phone in their possession, but if a teacher sees it in the student's hand, the teacher may take it and turn it in to the principal. The key is that all cell phones are to be TURNED OFF all day long.||Violation #1--cell phone remains with the principal until a note comes in from a parent that says three things in writing: 1. Parent acknowledges that student broke school rules, 2. Parent requests phone be returned to student, with reassurance that parent has spoken with student about the policy and 3. Parent acknowledges in writing that if cell phone is taken from student again, that principal may keep it for 30 days.|
Violation #2--Principal keeps phone for 30 days.
|4/26/2008 8:24:04||Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart||Students at Woodlands Academy are allowed to carry their cell phones with them - in their book bags or purses. They are not to be used during the school day, but may be used before and after school.||If a cell phone goes off during a class, the teacher confiscates it and turns it in to the Dean of Students. A student must pay a fine of $25.00. A second occurrence results in a meeting with the parents of the student.|
|4/26/2008 8:33:15||Cabrini||The need to be off and stored in their lockers.||1st offense-- if found on the student but off--parent needs to pick the phone up after school (phone calls will not work)|
2nd offense--in-school suspension
If found in use during the day--in-school suspension and parent must pick up phone
|4/26/2008 8:52:47||Bishop Hendricken H. S.||Cell phones are to be in studnet lockers during the class day.||Cell phones are taken and given to the Assistant Principal. Detention is given. Three offenses and parents must come in to pick up the cell phone.|
|4/26/2008 9:14:17||St. Bonaventure High School, Ventura, CA||Cell phones not allowed to be used during the school day except in the admin. office with permission||First offense-on hour detention; second offense-parents are required to|
pick-up plus one hour detention
|4/26/2008 9:27:15||bishop Luers High School||In the locker from 8-3||The phone is ours for one week.|
|4/26/2008 9:27:17||St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute||Phones are not to be used in the school building from the beginning of the school day (8:10 a.m.) through the end of the school day (2:30 p.m.). In the event of an emergency, a student could request to use his phone through the Vice Principal for Student Affairs.||First offense, phone is taken and given to the Vice Principal - to return later. Additional offense(s), require additonal action fromthe Vice Principal.|
|4/26/2008 9:56:26||Notre Dame||Can be on person but must be out of sight and off during class time. At lunch students are allowed to use while at lunch in the commons.||1st Offense: One week loss of phone|
2nd Offense: two week loss of phone.
3rd Offense: $50 fine loss of phone for one month.
4th Offense: our phone till the end of the year.
|4/26/2008 9:58:34||Reicher Catholic High School||Visible Cell phones are not allowed in the building. Students that carry cell phones must leave them in their cars or lockers. We do not search book bags unless a cell phone becomes audible.||If a student is found with a cell phone the phone is taken up (they do not have to using it) and kept in the office until a parent comes to the school, pays a $15.00 fine, then it is returned. The second time a student is caught with a cell phone, the cell phone is taken and not returned until the end of the semester. The fine still applies in order to have the phone returned. If there is a third violation, which so far we have not had, then the phone would not be returned until the student graduates or withdraws from the school. |
If the cell phone is visible or being used during a test, the student receives a zero on the test.
|4/26/2008 10:35:08||Justin-Siena High School||Phones may only be used during break and lunch times.||If used during class time, phones are confiscated by the Dean of Students. Sanctions vary according to whether it is a first or repeated offense. Repeated offenses can trigger suspension and parent face-to-face conferences.|
|4/26/2008 11:27:16||Nazareth Academy High School||Students nay have their cell phones in their backpacks. However, they must be turned off. No one may use a cell phone during the hours of the school day. If a cell phone goes off because the student "forgot" to turn it off, it is considered a violation. If an emergency arises, students may use the phone in one of the school offices.||A Student receives a detention which automatically lowers her conduct grade to a "C". She must serve a one hour detention on Wednesday after school.|
|4/26/2008 11:43:48||Students are not allowed to carry cell phones during the school day from 8:00 until dismissal at 2:24.||The cell phone is taken away ( given back to the student by the Dean) and the student must serve detention for one hour after school.|
|4/26/2008 11:44:29||Xaverian Brothers High School||Students are not allowed to carry cell phones during the school day from 8:00 until dismissal at 2:24.||The cell phone is taken away ( given back to the student by the Dean) and the student must serve detention for one hour after school.|
|4/26/2008 12:45:50||Chaminade - St. Louis||Cell phones are permitted. Must off and away.||Confiscation,detention or fine|
|4/26/2008 12:56:59||Saint Agnes Academy in Memphis, TN||Students can possess cell phones.|
They are to be turned off.
They may not use them in the buildings and between 8 and 3:15 (school hours).
This includes texting, checking them for any reason, etc.
|Detention (Saturday School) to suspension (beginning with the 4th time)|
|4/26/2008 14:11:12||St. Louis University High School||Students may have cell phones in their lockers at school, but may not have them in the classroom. The cell phones must remain off.||Students caught with a cell phone on their person in class, receive a JUG--after school work (Justice Under God).|
|4/26/2008 22:57:32||Bishop Blanchet High School||Possession of cell phones must be inconspicuous and turned off in the building during school hours. Use permitted only in the quad (outdoors) during the day.||1st offense: Confiscation and detention; phone returned at end of following school day.|
2nd offense: phone confiscated and Saturday School; parent must pick up phone from the deans' Office.
3rd offense: more serious consequences will result, usually ban of possession or use of cell phone at school fro remainder of school year.
|4/27/2008 8:39:03||Regina High School||Students are not to use cell phones in the buildng during school hours. If there is an emergency need for use they should come to the office to make the call on the phone. They may use their phone immediately before and after school outside of the building.||First offense $10 fine; 2nd offense $25.00 fine; 3rd offense phone is taken away.|
|4/27/2008 10:59:42||Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School||Cell phones may not be visible during the school day.||Phones are confiscated, returned to a parent in person, and students are assessed a detention and points off of their conduct grade.|
|4/27/2008 12:08:24||Notre Dame High School Chattanooga||Students may have phones for use before and after school. Phones must be off and in locker or backpacks during the school day. If students are found using phones during the day they will receive a warning and dicipline points. Second incident 10 suspension from having phone on campus, dicipline points. Third incident lost of use for school year, supsendion and review for re-enrollment for the next school year based on dcipline.||If students are found using phones during the day they will receive a warning and dicipline points. Second incident 10 suspension from having phone on campus, dicipline points. Third incident lost of use for school year, supsendion and review for re-enrollment for the next school year based on dcipline.|
|4/27/2008 12:30:48||St. Mary's High School||Cannot be used/visible during school hours||Confiscated for 24 hours, detention, parent notification|
|4/27/2008 12:47:57||Charleston Catholic H.S.||to be turned off during the school day; okay at lunch||phone is taken; parent must come to retrieve it|
|4/27/2008 13:36:19||Quincy Notre Dame High School||We ask students to turn off cell phones when they begin first period and keep them in off position until the end of the day. However, I am not naive. With their ability to text message and receive messages, it is difficult to guarantee a nonuse situation.||First time offense-we take away cell phone and they pick it up after school. Additional offenses-a number of responses: have parents pick it up, detention, etc.|
|4/27/2008 17:55:06||Xavier High School||They are to be turned off and out of sight from the beginning of first period to the end of last period.||Phone is confiscated and returned at the end of the day.|
|4/27/2008 18:48:15||East Catholic High School||Cell phones are not to be used at East Catholic from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.||Students seen with a cell phone or using a cell phone between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. will have the phone taken away. Students may not remove the cell phone battery or SIM card at the time it is taken. A tabulated detentioin is issued and only a parent can retrieve the cell phone from the Office of Student Life during regular school hours.|
|4/27/2008 19:39:25||Immaculate Heart Central High School||Cell Phones are allowed in school but should not be seen or heard in supervised areas ie. classes, studies, library etc.||phone is confiscated and must be retrieved by parent - repeated offenses also result in detention etc.|
|4/27/2008 21:46:59||Marian High School Indiana||Students may not have their cell phones on their person during the school day. In other words, they may have their cell phones on them and use them before 8am and after 3pm. Their cell phones are to be in their lockers between 8am-3pm. They may not use cell phones at their locker between classes.||We confiscate the phone until after school and the student receives a 3 hour Saturday school.|
|4/28/2008 4:29:31||U of D Jesuit||Phones may not be turned on during the day. From 7:40AM until 2:45PM, they should be kept in lockers.||Detention, generally, and phone confiscated.|
|4/28/2008 4:33:26||Waterloo Columbus Catholic High School||Cell phones should either be turned off and left in your locker or left in your car during the school day (7:30-2:20)||The consequence for violating the policy is that the student is issued a detention and their phone is confiscated and taken to the office. Cell phones are returned at the end of the school day.|
|4/28/2008 4:49:07||bishop McNamara||currently cell phones allowed in school...out of sight and in off position. Violators have phone confiscated and detention assigned. Reviewing this policy and may require all cell phones to be left in lockers and off position||detention and continued violations result in parent conferences|
|4/28/2008 5:21:08||Students are not allowed to have cell phones on during class time. Cell phones are asked to remain in book bags or lockers during the day. Hard to enforce that. We collect cell phones if they are used or go off in class during class time. We have an office phone that is available for students to use any time during the day if they need to call home.||Cell phones have a $25.00 fine for first time picked up by teacher. Second offense is $50.00. Third offense, parents must come in and pick up the phone, discuss cell phone use and pay $50.00 fine.|
Beyond that, we have nothing in effect.
|4/28/2008 5:32:22||Bishop Miege High School||They may not use them during the school day--first bell to last bell. The cell phones are not allowed in the classrooms.||1st violation--detention and they pick it up at the end of the day,|
2nd violation--2 detention and parents must pick it up,
3rd violation--1 day suspension.
|4/28/2008 5:32:43||Cardinal Spellman||Students may only use cell phones before school and after school.||Students who cell phones visible during the school day will have their cell phones confiscated. Students and administrator will talk with parents before cell phone is returned. After the first violation, the phome is held for one week.|
|4/28/2008 5:51:51||The Prout School||Cell phones may not be used in the building at all. At the end of the day, students step outside the building to use them. If a faculty member sees a student with the phone or the phone disturbs a class, the teacher takes the phone and gives it to the Dean of Students. The Dean calls the parent and asks when he or she would like to pick up the phone.||It is noted in the student's discipline file. If it happens repeatedly, there is detention. Usually, it might happen once and that's it.|
|4/28/2008 5:59:29||John Carroll Catholic High School||Cell phones are to be in lockers and turned off during the school day. Students may use them before and after school. Violations result in confiscations which may be turned over at the end of the day to a parent or guardian only. Multiple violations may result in suspension.|
|4/28/2008 5:59:31||St. Mary's High School||In lockers, turned off during school day||Parents must come to the office to pick up cell phone|
(Some parents leave the phone for an extended period of time.
It is good to have parental support and cooperation.)
|4/28/2008 6:12:15||Brother Rice High School||Must stay in their lockers during the school day. Cannot be used until school is over.||$25.00 fine|
|4/28/2008 6:12:30||Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School - Wichita, KS||All cell phones must be kept in the students' lockers during school hours.||Violators' cell phones are confiscated and are not returned to the students until after they have served a detention.|
|4/28/2008 6:23:59||If we catch you using cell phone it is confiscated and only returned to your parents|
|4/28/2008 6:25:03||Resurrection High School||This year students have to keep their cell phones in their locker before and after school. They are not to be used during the day. Next year, they will be allowed to use them during their lunch period in the cafe and before the first bell and after the last bell anywhere in the school.||The phone is taken away from her, she serves two one-hour after school detentions and a $25 fine. Phones have to be picked up by the parent one day after it is taken away. A second transgression will incur four one-hour detnetions in addition to the $25 fine.|
|4/28/2008 6:56:53||Saint Thomas More||Can be on person, must be off.||1. confiscated for the day|
2. confiscated for the week. Student turns in phone in the morning and picks up after school.
|4/28/2008 7:01:54||Cathedral Prep, Erie PA||Must be kept in the student's locker with ringer off/not to be used during the school day (defined by 8:17am "warning bell" to 2:58pm end of day bell). ***Previously we allowed possession of phones and allowance to use them during lunch - but we had multiple occurrences of cheating via texting answers, girlfriends texting hundreds of messages almost non-stop and countless instances of ringtones disrupting class - thus the change in policy.||Phone is confiscated; 1st offense is 2 demerits and a 1-hour after-school detention - 2nd offense is 3 demerits and two 1-hour after-school detentions. (24 demerits in a school year make's one subject to dismissal for disciplinary reasons - this is considered a relatively minor to offense in the grand scheme of things). In order to reclaim the phone, a student must be accompanied by a parent after school that day or before school the next day at the earliest.|
|4/28/2008 7:04:58||Central Catholic H.S.||Must be off/silent in classrooms. Our cafeteria/commons area is free for cell phone use and students may go there inbetween classes and during lunch to use their phone.||It is taken away with a detention the first time. The second time, it is taken, 2 hours of service work is issued, and a parent must come and pick up the phone. Third violation is given 4 hrs. of service work and parent again must pick it up and usually the parent would let me keep it a few days before they come in!|
|4/28/2008 7:08:14||Cardinal Dougherty H S||Students may have cell phones but they are to be off during the day. The students may use their phone at 3:45 pm.||If a student is seen using a phone the phone is taken and given to Student Services Office. The penalty is 10 demerits and a $25.00 fine/|
|4/28/2008 7:35:50||Ramona convent Secondary School||No phones to be seen or heard during school hours. They are supposed to be left in lockers, but we know most probably keep them in their backpacks. when a student is seen with a phone it is taken and given to the dean and they pay $10 to get it back. The cost is $20 the second time. It is $30 the thrid time and a parent muct pick it up then; they also receive a citation (3 lead to probation). Afte the 3rd time the cost goes up $10 per time with a citation and parent pick up. If they are using someone else's phone, both parties pay the fine. Student Council determines who receives the money at the end of the year. it is usually a hearing related charity.||indicated above|
|4/28/2008 7:41:07||DeLaSalle High School||Cell phones are not to be used nor carried between the hours of 8:30am and 3:00pm. If students are seen using a cell phone, faculty and staff are to ask for them to be handed over.||1st offense - cell phone is taken, turned over to Dean or AP and student has to serve a detention before it is returned.|
2nd offense - cell phone is taken, parent must come in and meet with AP to discuss the policy and offense and to pick up the phone.
3rd offense - cell phone is taken and held for 30 days before it is returned.
4th offense - cell phone is taken and held until the end of the school year.
|4/28/2008 8:04:07||John F. Kennedy Catholic HS||Currently student's cell phones are not to be seen or heard from bell to bell.|
Next year we are thinking of banning them from being on the student's at all from bell to bell. their options are locking them in their cars or lockers.
|currently it is a 10 dollar fine and their cell phone is taken away for the day.|
Next year it will be a 25 dollar fine the first time and 50 dollars after that.
|4/28/2008 8:07:04||Catholic High School for Boys||Cell phones are not allowed to be used during school hours at all. They must be kept in their lockers turned off from the first bell to the last. Cell phones can be used before and after school but only in the school lobby or outside, at no time are cell phones allowed to be used in the academic portion of the building.||The first offense requires the parents to set up an appointment with the Vice Principal to retrieve the phone. At this meeting the parents sign a form stating that if their son is caught again they will serve a one day in school suspension. If the student is caught sending a text message in addition to the parent meeting and or suspension they recieve 10hours of manual labor.|
|4/28/2008 8:08:14||Bishop Quinn High School||They may have cell phones, but they must remain off during class time. They may use them before and after school and at lunch. If they go off during class we take them and give them to a parent. If it happens a second time we keep them until the end of the semester.||1st time- confiscate and give to parents plus a detention|
2nd time- consfiscate and keep until the end of the semester plus a detention
|4/28/2008 8:39:03||Notre Dame High School||Students are allowed to use cell phones before and after school. During classes, they are to remain in lockers and cannot be used.||If a student is caught with a cell phone during class time, it will be confiscated permanently.|
|4/28/2008 8:51:34||St. Dominic HS||Must be turned off upon arrival at school. Cannot be used for any reason during the school day.||Detention for each offense. First time returned at end of day, all subsequent held for 3 days and must be picked up by a parent.|
|4/28/2008 9:11:30||Jesuit High School||Can't be used during school hours within the school. Before and after school, the students can use them outside the school.||Penance Hall and phone is taken away for several days.|
|4/28/2008 9:41:52||Prince of Peace Prep||They are not to be used during the school day. If a student needs to use the phone, the office phone is to be used. They may carry them but they are not to be seen or heard. I'm sure we have some violators. When they are caught, they are given detentions or the phones are taken for a short while. Parents may be called.||see above|
My concern is the camera phones. Iowa has a state law regarding the expectation of privacy and that is published in our student handbook. I would hate to have a teacher of mine appear on UTube for example. Texting during church has been observed more than once!
|4/28/2008 9:43:02||Christian Brothers High School Sacramento CA||Protocol for cell phones/personal technology|
• The school assumes no responsibility for the loss of cell phones/personal technology.
• Cell phones/personal technology must be kept in the “off” position from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All cell phones/personal technology must be kept in lockers or in backpacks and completely out of sight during the same hours.
|• If confiscated by faculty/staff while on campus|
- 1st offense – detention
- 2nd offense – parent must pick up the device and three (3) days detention
- 3rd offense – further discipline may include loss of the privilege and/or suspension
• No cell phones may be used for taking pictures
• No inappropriate messages or threatening of persons via the cell phone are permitted
• Cell phones may not be used for game playing, internet or e-mail access, gambling, or making purchases of any kind
|4/28/2008 10:48:57||Gonzaga Prep||Phones may be used at lunch, break, and before / after school.||Phones are confiscated and will only be returned to parent / guardian. Phones will not be returned until the next SCHOOL day.|
|4/28/2008 11:24:07||Sacred Heart||Student cell phones must be placed in the office from 7:45 am until 3:20 each day. Any student who has a cell phone in their possession during regular school hours will be suspended from school. This suspension is considered an unexcused absence and no work may be graded for the length of the suspension. A suspension also carries a reduction in conduct grades to a three.||They are suspended from school for one day on the first offense and three for the second offense. They lose all credit for work assigned or tested during the suspension, they may not be on the campus or attend any school function on our campus or away from the campus, and they receive a three in conduct for the grading period. A three keeps them off any honor roll, out of most of our campus organizations, and denies them any exemptions.|
|4/28/2008 12:32:42||Bishop McGuinness High School||Not allowed due to severe health and personality effects and class disruptive and honesty effects. No wireless allowed in our facility to Protect God's Children from the long term hazards of wireless energy.||Confiscation of cell phone with probable return at end of day.|
|4/28/2008 13:21:30||Catherine McAuley HS||Students are to turn the phones off when they enter the building in the morning and keep them out of sight. They may have them on and insight during after school activities which are held after classes.||If the phone is seen or heard during the day from 8:00am until 2:45 pm, it is taken by the adult and a parent must come to get it the next day or on Monday if it is a Friday when it is taken. If there is a second offense the phone is taken and kept until the last day of school in June.|
|4/28/2008 15:03:22||St. Francis DeSales High School||Students are not permitted to have them on their person during the regular academic day.||If a cell phone is visible...it is confiscated by the teacher. A student cell phone is retained until an administrator speaks to a parent; in addition, the student is given three detentions and loses 5 demerits...second offense the parent must come in to pick up the phone. Third offense the cell phone is retained for the remainder of the academic year.|
|4/28/2008 16:05:04||Elizabeth Seton Academy||All electronic devices i.e. cell phones, i-pods etc must be kept in a locked locker during the School day. ||First Offense:If a teacher sees a phone or i-pod out ,he/she takes it and gives it to the Principal.|
A Parent MUST come to School to retrieve it. Student also receives one hour detention.
Second Offense- Parent must retrieve the item and student receives a 3 hour detention to be served on the Early Release Day.
Third Offense -Out of School Suspension.
NOTE- having a parent retrieve the item cut our occurences by 75%
|4/29/2008 3:29:31||Brother Rice Bloomfield Hills, MI||Cell phones must be turned off and left in car, locker, or bookbag during the academic hours of the school day.||Cell phone is confiscated; detention is given; parent must pick up phone. If impossible for parent to come in, phone is kept overnight and parent must phone school to authorize its release. That being said, we have had nearly 200 reported violations so far this year.|
|4/29/2008 9:58:36||Trinity HS||Cell phones must be turned off and kept in the student's locker during the school day. If a student is caught with a cell phone during the school day, the phone is taken and turned into the Director of Student Affairs Office||The student must serve a detention and the parents/guardian must pick up the phone. The school is considering putting a stronger policy into effect.|
|4/29/2008 10:41:51||Oratory Athenaeum for University Preparation||No cell phones allowed in campus.||first violation cell phone retained for one week and 3 demerits.|
second violation cell phone is retain for one month and 6 demerits
third violation cell phone is retain for the rest of the school year, 6 demerits and saturday detention.
|4/29/2008 11:52:07||Montini Catholic High School||Students may bring them to school. They have to be turned off and left in lockers until the end of the day.||Phone is taken away and may only be retrieved by a parent.|
|4/29/2008 13:18:55||Bishop Watterson H. S.||Our School Handbook states: "Students are not permitted to have on their persons or to use any type of radios, cd players, beepers, pagers, cell phones, Ipods, etc. during the school day."||The Handbook continues: "If this rule is violated, these items will be confiscated for a minimum of a week and the student is fined $10. A second violation results in the item confiscated for at least a month and a $20 fine. More than two violations may result in the item confiscated for the remainder of the school year. Use or in possession of a cell phone during a testing or evaluating situation may be considered a violation of the school honor code." This means the student could receive a zero on the test or quiz.|
|5/1/2008 15:49:00||Pacelli Catholic School||Cell Phones are off from 8 until 3.||Caught once-24 hour hold in office|
Multiple times-parents pick cell phone up
|5/2/2008 7:59:49||Archbishop Ryan HS||We do not permit students to use/view or have in sight cell phones int he building. Tbey may bring in cellphones but the phone must be kept int he locker. We've had too many problems with students texting tests, answers, etc.||Students caught haveing a cell phone in sight or using one will receive 10 demerits and a Saturday detention. The cell phone is confisated and is returned when student reports to Saturda detention.|