Computer Use Guidelines (Student)

  • Use the Internet and the computer network for educational purposes only.

  • Communicate with others in a courteous and respectful manner.

  • Maintain the privacy of name, password and other personal information and respect the privacy of others.

  • Use the provided Internet account and password only, as individually assigned.

  • Report any incident of harassment or inappropriate material to the supervising staff member.

  • Comply with laws protecting copyright and intellectual property.

Network Users Shall Not:

  • Intentionally bypass the school network filtering system, in an attempt to access restricted content.

  • Enter computer networks without authorization to tamper with or destroy data, including the creation and/or uploading of computer viruses.

  • Damage the computer equipment, systems, or networks.

  • Access or distribute abusive, harassing, libelous, obscene, offensive, profane, pornographic, threatening, sexually explicit or illegal material.

  • Install software on computers.

  • Use the Internet for commercial, purchasing, or illegal purposes.

  • Initiate nor accept a social network contact with teachers or staff outside the educational setting.

Network Users Should Know That . . .

Due to the public nature of computer networks, all data and files, including e-mail, cannot be guaranteed to be secure and private. Users should have no expectation of privacy with respect to personal files or e-mail.