THE GLADYS H. OBERLE SCHOOL HAS A NO ELECTRONICS POLICY INCLUDING CELL PHONES!
The intent of our “no electronics/cell phone” policy is to help our students stay more present and engaged in their learning. Current research and our own observations within the classroom clearly indicate electronic/cell phone usage to be a major distraction which contributes to a less than optimal learning environment for both the student and the teacher. Acceptance and continued placement into The Oberle School program is dependent on student compliance with this policy.
The following procedure is enforced when students arrive to school with an electronic device
including cell phones:
Upon arrival to school, students will place all electronics including cell phones in the
electronic/cell phone container before walking through the body scanner. This container
has individual slots which will be clearly marked with each student’s name.
Once all electronics/cell phones are collected, the container will be locked in a designated
At dismissal, electronics/cell phones will be returned to the students as they leave the
building by a staff member.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Students will not be permitted to enter the building if they refuse to turn in electronics or cell phones!
If a student refuses to turn over electronics or cell phone, the following procedure will occur:
Student will be encouraged to abide by the policy and place electronics/cell phone in their
If student continues to refuse, a parent/guardian will be called to discuss the situation.
If student continues to refuse, parent/guardian will be instructed to come pick up the
Repeated offenses will result in a meeting with the student’s LEA representative to discuss
the noncompliance and to develop a plan for moving forward successfully.
Continued noncompliance may result in a student’s termination.
I have read and agree to comply with the Oberle School Electronics/Cell Phone Agreement.