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Cell Phones Are ‘Education Distractions’ McGregor Said

By Jean A. Flanagan
Moorefield Examiner

“Remember the dress code?” Moorefield High School Principal Patrick McGregor asked. “It will be the same fight.”

McGregor addressed the Hardy County Board of Education at the March 19 meeting. He was talking about cell phones.

“They are not allowed in the classroom or hallway,” he said. “So kids sit at lunch, six or eight at a table and they’ve all got their heads in their cell phones. Cell phones are certainly an education distraction.”

The discussion was part of the MHS Local School Improvement Committee presentation to the board. “As principal of the school, you have the right to make policy for the school,” said Superintendent Sheena Van Meter.

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