Electronic Device Policy
The Cather Cell phone policy reflects the Chicago Board of Education’s policy on cell phones.
Students are not to bring electronic devices such as cameras, or hand- held games to school. Students may bring cellular phone to school as long as it is not visible and is turned off during school hours. All Middle School students cell phones will be collected and distributed to students at the end of the school day. The school phone located in the main office will be used in case of emergencies. Strict adherence to the cell phone policy will limit unnecessary disruptions to the school day. If a student is caught not abiding by these rules the following consequences (taken from Chicago Public School’s Student Code of Conduct, code 2-12 will be strictly enforced.:
- 1st offense: Phone is taken away-Parent must come and pick-up
- 2nd offense: Phone is taken away – Parent must come and pick-up – Student receives one day detention.
- 3rd offense: Phone is taken away – Parent must come and pick-up – Student receives In-school suspension