Back-to-School Info and Electronics Policy

Important Back-to-School Info and New Electronics Policy
Posted on 08/09/2018
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With the first day of school fast approaching, August 20, Carson High School wants all students and parents to be aware of some important back-to-school information, event dates and a new electronics policy effective this year.

Carson High School will host “Senator Kick-Off” tomorrow, August 10, through the Main Entrance:

  • Seniors 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • Juniors 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
  • Sophomores 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

If parents have updated their student's information in Infinite Campus, students will be able to pick up their schedule, purchase a parking space at a "special early bird discount of $20.00" and pick up their Chromebooks. They will also be able purchase an SBC sticker (required for all extra-curricular activities – free entry into home games and discounted dance tickets), pre-order yearbooks, etc.

Freshman/New Student Orientation will be held Tuesday, August 14, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the main gym. Freshmen students will be updated on life at Carson High School. Tours will be given along with a club fair. PE uniforms will be available for purchase ($25.00/per set), SBC Stickers (Student Body Stickers $25.00, required for all extra-curricular activities – free entry into home games and discounted dance tickets) and lockers ($10.00, this fee covers all four years of high school).

Parent University will also be Tuesday, August 14, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m., upstairs in the cafeteria. Freshman parents are invited to attend an information meeting on the ins and outs of Carson High School including rules and regulations, athletics, office policies, dress code, the new electronics policy, school safety and more. Information booths for both students and parents will be available immediately following in Senator Square. 

The school also wants to stress that all parents must update their student's Infinite Campus information each school year, which includes annual permission and consent forms in order to participate in field trips, inclusion in yearbooks and to receive Chromebooks. Parents who complete information early allows students to pick up schedules early (prior to school starting), and choose parking spaces, etc. Carson High School has staff available to help parents with the update process. They are available from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Beginning this year, Carson High School will implement a new Electronics Policy designed to promote student safety and focus on student learning. For the safety and welfare of their students, cell phones will be permitted on campus – with limitations. However, earbuds/headphones will NOT be permitted on campus. All cell phones and wearable technology including Apple Watches will be turned off and collected during formal assessments. Further clarifications on the policy are itemized below.

Cell Phones

  • Should be turned off or muted in the classroom
  • Must NOT be visible in the classroom


  • Are NOT allowed in student’s possession on campus
  • Will be provided if needed to support student learning

Wearable technology such as Apple Watches (and similar devices)

  • Should be placed in “airplane mode” in the classroom
  • Must NOT be visible in the classroom

CHS Chromebooks

  • Are allowed in the classroom
  • Usage permitted per teacher directions
  • Usage may be monitored by Go Guardian at any time

Students who violate this policy may face progressive discipline including the confiscation of their cell phones and/or earbuds/headphones. Violations of the school’s Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) may result in students losing the privilege of using a school Chromebook or desktop computer.