Bridgepoint High School
Cell Phone Electronic Devices Policy
Cell phones are not allowed to be used at Bridgepoint High School. If a student must bring his/her cell phone, it is encouraged that they turn it into a Bridgepoint staff member before school starts to avoid any loss, damage and/or disciplinary action. The Newark Unified School District is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged equipment brought to school.
Cell phones are not to be used during school hours to:
- Make phone calls or text message in the classroom
- Take pictures with picture phones
- Order food or merchandise even during brunch or lunch
Similarly, electronic devices such as beepers, pagers, mp3 players, walkmans, cameras, portable game players, etc. may not be operated during school hours (8:30 am – 2:50 pm) and during detention time. Violation of this rule will result in the following consequences:
All musical, listening and receiving devices are prohibited from the classroom, i.e. IPODS, earphones, headphones cell phones.
1st offense – the item will be confiscated and kept in the office until the end of the school day.
2nd offense – the item will be confiscated until a parent/guardian personally claims them from the office.
3rd offense – if the item is brought to school, the student will be suspended for defiance of the Administration
Refusal to turn in the cell phone or electronic device to a teacher or staff member when asked will result in disciplinary action (detention and/or suspension).