Oak Hill Academy Policy Manual

• No heavy objects such as, but not limited to, shoe racks or mirrors may be hung over any doors in the dorm room. Visitors • All relatives or visitors must first report to the Vaughan Administration Building. Prior visitation permission should be obtained from the appropriate Dean and the Associate Head of School. Any visitors or relatives must check in with the Resident Manager as they enter the building. • Relatives, friends of students, or alumni are not permitted to sleep or stay overnight in the dormitory. • All visitors must comply with school regulations, including tobacco/nicotine use. • All visitors must meet with students in common and public areas on campus. Telephones • Students may receive telephone calls only from parents, grandparents, guardians, or immediate family. Any other persons must be approved by the appropriate Dean. • Students are encouraged to use e-mail and the postal service for communication with parents and others. • If a parent is unable to get through to the dormitories on the phone for an extended period of time, please contact the appropriate Dean or the Associate Head of School. • It is suggested that the student and parent agree on a specific day and time to call once each week. • Two-way radios or walkie-talkies are not permitted. • Students may make outgoing calls with a calling card from 4:00 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. • Students may receive telephone calls after school from 4:00 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. • No calls will be received after 10:20 p.m. • Phone privileges may be revoked for improper language on the phone and for unauthorized use of a calling card. • Students are not to loan under any circumstances calling card numbers to other students. The Academy is not responsible for unauthorized use of cards. Cell Phones Oak Hill Academy is committed to emphasizing appropriate, limited cell phone use, and setting reasonable boundaries. We value face-to-face interactions, screen-free areas, and social media education. Our goal is to increase appropriate positive usage, and teach self-management and regulation. The school will enforce reasonable, age-appropriate cell phone restrictions. • Cell phone usage is prohibited in the Dining Hall, Chapel, Academic Building, and Young’s Chapel Baptist Church. • The cell phone distribution and collection schedule will be made available through the office of the Associate Head of School.


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