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Cell Phone Policy

According to SB 1253, school districts can regulate the possession and use of electronic signaling devices. According to the UUSD board policy, students may use cell phones before school, during passing periods, at lunch, and after school. During class periods, phones may not be used for any reason (including talking, listening, ringing, text messaging, checking the time, taking pictures, etc.). The phones must be powered off during class time. Phones may not be on, ring, or vibrate during the class period. The discipline matrix for violations of this policy will be as follows:

1st Violation
Confiscate the cell phone and return phone to a parent only.

2nd Violation
Confiscate the cell phone, assign 4 hours of Saturday School, return phone to a parent only.

3rd Violation
Confiscate the cell phone, suspension for defiance, return phone to a parent only.