Cell Phone Usage & Texting
This page provides DHS's policy regarding students' use of cell phones and other electronic communication devices.
Cell Phone/Electronic Communication Device Use by Students
Students may possess and use electronic communication devices in accordance with procedures promulgated by the superintendent. Such procedures shall provide that electronic communication devices may not be used during school hours and do not interfere with the educational mission of the schools or pose a safety hazard (O.C.G.A. 20-2-183) (Policy JCDAF). It should be noted that no one is allowed to take pictures or video of other persons at school without the expressed permission of the principal.
Use of Cell Phone, Radio, CD, IPOD, MP3 Player, Tape Recorders / Scooters and skateboards.
In order to provide a proper learning environment free from distraction and interruptions, cell phones, radios (with and without earphones), tape recorders/players, CD / MP3 players, and other audio, computer, and electronic games are not to be used at school. Please do not text or call your child during school hours. Scooters and skateboards are not to be brought to school. DHS is not responsible for any items that are lost, stolen or confiscated. Do not bring these items to school.
The use of Nooks and Kindles is permitted.