SCHOOL BOARD POLICY CONCERNING STUDENT USE OF CELL PHONES OR ANY ELECTRONIC TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICE AT SCHOOL OR ON SCHOOL BUSES:
As outlined in Louisiana Law R.S. 17:239, students are prohibited from using cell phones or any electronic telecommunication device in all public school buildings and on school buses used to transport public school students. Cell phone “use” is defined for this policy as the cell phone being in the “on” position or mode. Student cell phones are required to be kept out of sight and turned off during school hours or on a school bus. This policy is inclusive of any such device as stipulated above.