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January 30, 2012

Hiding cell phones in Uggs?

Here's a great story on the decision by one Pennsylvania school to ban the wearing of Uggs, or high top boots, that aren't snug. Students were coming to school with their cell phones hidden in their boots. Cell phones weren't allowed in this school. How many schools out there still don't allow students to bring cell phones to school, or discipline students who bring them to class? Would teachers like to tell stories about inventive teens who manage to hide cell phones so they can text during class?


Posted by Liz Bowie at 12:56 PM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Around the Region


Might as well dam the Atlantic with a slipper and some bubble wrap.

Fighting the cellphone battle is not worth the time or effort. I have had parents call students in the middle of class for emergency situations. I have been yelled at by parents who say "I bought that phone and I will call my child whenever I want." Most students will put the phones away when asked but most of the time cellphones are an out-of-sight situation. If I don't see them or hear them, I don't bother. The problem is that we are not allowed to confiscate them and there is no penalty for having them. What a waste of time!

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