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Cell Phone Usage




Denver South Cell Phone policy

  • Cell phones & headphones are not to be seen or used in the classroom at any time, for any reason.
  • Teachers will take the following steps if a student is using a cell phone in class.
    • 1st time – Teacher asks the student to turn off the phone and put in backpack.
    • 2nd time – Teacher asks for the cell phone for the rest of the period and returns to the student at the end of class.
  • If a student refuses to follow our cell phone policy, someone from the Culture Team will be alerted by staff and will respond.
    • That student’s cell phone will remain with the Culture Team until the end of the day. Parents/guardians will be notified of the incident and reminded of our cell phone policy.
  • If a student refuses to follow our cell phone policy more than once, the cell phone will only be returned when parents/guardians come in to have a meeting around appropriate cell phone use.
    • Depending on the situation, this meeting could result in a cell phone contract, a student being prohibited from bringing their cell phone to school, and/or suspension.
  • Phone calls to students from parents/guardians during instructional time should be made to the main office at 720-423-6000.