Students may use electronic devices (iPads, iPods, Cell Phones, MP3, etc…) in the classroom with teacher approval, in the hallway during passing time, and during lunch. All electronic devices must be kept on silent throughout the school day. Staff reserves the right to collect electronic devices from students that are disruptive to the learning environment at any time throughout the school day. If a student is referred to the office for excessive tardiness to class, privileges for use of electronics may be revoked.
Inappropriate use of cell phones, personal audio devices, cameras or video cameras includes, but is not limited to: use during instructional class time; improper use in the Media Center; sending harassing messages/calls to other students or staff; and taking pictures/video without consent or knowledge of the parties involved. Taking pictures/video in bathrooms and locker rooms is prohibited by Minnesota Law. Students in violation of Minnesota Law shall receive school disciplinary action and referral to local law enforcement. Electronic devices including iPads and cell phones are not allowed in the locker room or bathroom areas. ISD 177 is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged technology devices.