1) The use of technology resources will be consistent with the district's educational mission and policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
2) Students will not violate copyright laws or otherwise use the intellectual property of another individual or organization without permission.
3) Students will not access, upload, download, or transmit obscene, profane, abusive, threatening, or sexually explicit material, or material encouraging toleration or promotion of discrimination toward individuals or groups of individuals based upon age, race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, or disability
4) Students will not use district technology resources to harass, insult, attack, or threaten harm or embarrassment to others.
5) Students will not use the system to communicate, submit, publish, or display inaccurate information, rumors, disparaging portrayals, or any other information that is known to be false or misleading.
6) Students will respect the property and privacy of others, including their electronic storage areas. Students will not access or attempt to access another's information or files without prior permission.
7) Students will not engage in the unauthorized use of another's individual password and will not seek to gain unauthorized access to information resources or other electronic devices.
8) Students will keep their network account access privileges private and secured with passwords as appropriate for the student's age.
9) Students will protect district equipment from physical and electronic damage or vandalism . Vandalizing is any unauthorized access and/or attempt to damage computer equipment or networks or destroying data of another user, including creating or intentionally transmitting malware and other destructive programs.
10) Students will not intentionally waste limited resources, including unauthorized uploading or downloading of material from the internet.
11) Appropriate and respectful language will be used in electronic mail and other electron ic communications.
12) Students should protect themselves by not revealing personal information such as full name, phone numbers, and home addresses to internet sites.
13) District resources will not be used for personal or commercial purposes without prior approval of the building administrator or director of technology.
14) Student use of persona l network or telecommunication devices to connect to internal district equipment and networks needs the prior approval of the building principal or the district technology director. District personnel may inspect the contents of these personal devices upon request.
Students who do not comply with the above rules should expect consequences, including, but not limited to, loss of access to district technology resources. Students taking a computer-based class may be dropped from the course, if applicable. Depending upon the severity of the infraction, other consequences may be imposed.