The use of cell phones in the classroom can distract students from instruction, yet can be important to have accessible in case of emergency. With this in mind, the district has adopted a new policy 3246 and procedure 3246P which prohibits cell phone use in the classroom while still providing access for students in case of emergency.
Elementary school students who choose to bring cell phones to school may only use them before or after the school day. During the school day, they must be powered off and stored (e.g., in the student’s backpack, locker, other district provided storage). There will be storage in the classroom so, in the event of an emergency, the cell phones will be accessible without leaving the classroom.
|Regular Hours||9:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.||Garfield Elementary School
2215 Pine St.
Everett, WA, 98201
|Early Release||1 p.m. dismissal|
|Learning Improvement Friday||2:15 p.m. dismissal||CONTACT INFORMATION
Our Garfield school community has a shared responsibility to increase academic achievement and develop attitudes of mutual respect and cooperation. Our goal is to enhance the learning environment to increase achievement in math, science and language arts for all students.