Cell Phone and Electronic Devices

Electronic Devices: these are defined as any device including, but not limited to: cellular phones, personal assistants (PDA’s), laptop computers, desktop computers, handheld computers, pagers, beepers, calculators, advanced function watches, cameras, IPods and other MP3 players, video game players, radios, or any other devices designed to communicate, create, or store information.  It should be noted that AMS does not recommend these devices be brought to school.  Owners assume all risk!  Administration will not investigate theft of electronic devices.

The school district shall utilize Elko County School District Policy (J.B.D.A.
Student Discipline) which states:

1. Students and parents must read, sign and return the Elko County School District Use Policy for Telecommunications/Internet.
2. Cell phones and other electronic devices may not be used during the regular instructional day without the permission of the Principal.
3. Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used before and after school, at school activities, and on school sponsored trips, as long as they meet the requirements of the Elko County School District Acceptable use Policy for Telecommunications/Internet.

Inappropriate use of networks, electronic devices, computer systems and the Internet, including email falls under school district policy rules (J.D. Student Discipline categories 1-13).

Under these policies, the following are not allowed:

Electronic devices during class time without the consent of the teacher
Cameras of any type in restrooms, locker rooms, or during testing
Sending text, images, sound, video or files for the purpose of cheating
Sending or displaying offensive messages or pictures
Using obscene language
Harassing, insulting, or attacking others
Violating copyright laws
Using another’s password
Trespassing in another’s folders, work, or files
Intentionally wasting limited resources, i.e. excessive downloads, creating viruses, etc.
Employing the network for commercial or any non-educational purposes

The ECSD or AMS administration has the authority to search any electronic device if they have just cause or reasonable suspicion that any of the above listed offenses have occurred.

Adobe Middle School is not responsible for the loss or theft of student’s electronic devices.