A frustrated science teacher, who was upset with his students for paying more attention to their cellphones than his lessons, has landed himself in hot water with the school district after he used a cellphone jammer to block their phones.
Teacher Dean Liptak faces a five-day suspension from Fivay High School in Pasco County, Florida, for using the illegal device to try to get his students to pay attention in class, according to a story by WTSP. But instead, high school administration received a visit from Verizon officials.
“Verizon had come to the school saying someone had a jamming device, because the cellphone service was being interrupted in the area,” says Pasco County School District Spokeswoman Linda Cobbe told WTSP.
The district was worried about student safety, including the possibility of an emergency 911 call needing to be made, which would have been blocked, according to WTSP’sreport.
Cellphone jammers are illegal, according to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.