SPOKANE, WASH. (CBSLA) – The message to students at a Washington school is simple: Put your cellphone away and pay attention.

Michael Lee, the photography teacher at Lewis and Clark High School teacher in Spokane, said the kids were constantly distracted by their phones.

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So he bought a cellphone locker.

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Each student has a locker number and they can charge their phone during class.

Lee said the approach is working as many parents support the idea.

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A few teachers, according to Lee, said they might also try to use the cellphone locker.