USE OF SCHOOL COMPUTERS
Each year students will be granted an account for the school year to use the school district's computer network. Users of the district's computer equipment shall have no expectation of privacy. The district reserves the right to access all files and monitor all uses of the district's computer technology equipment at its own discretion in order to ensure the equipment is not being used inappropriately.
The district prohibits the use of any computer hardware/software in any inappropriate, fraudulent, or destructive manner, including but not limited to:
* Downloading software
* Vandalizing hardware or software
* Access into unauthorized parts of the network
* Access to e-mail or instant messenger
* Posting personal information
* Access to inappropriate material - profanity, obscenity, material that advocates violence or illegal acts.
Acceptable Use Agreement - Parents are expected to review this agreement with their child. Failure to abide by these regulations may result in disciplinary action up to and including suspension from school and/or revocation of system access and related privileges.
District Responsibilities - While the district uses technological and manual means to regulate access and information on the school computer network, parents should understand that these methods do not provide a foolproof means of enforcing the provisions of the district's policy and regulation. The district makes no warranties of any kind, either express or implied, for the access being provided. Use of the district's computer network and the Internet is performed at the user's own risk. Each user is responsible for verifying the integrity and authenticity of the information that is used and provided. The district will not be responsible for any damages suffered by any user, including but not limited to, loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, mis-deliveries, or service interruptions. The district will not be responsible for the
unauthorized financial obligations resulting from the use or access to the district's computer network or the Internet.
Internet Safety - The District is committed to safeguarding children's access to the Internet and the World Wide Web on district computers. Although the district cannot totally guarantee the effectiveness of selected filtering and blocking technology, the district will use such measures that block or filter Internet access to visual depictions that are obscene or otherwise harmful to minors, as defined in the Children's Internet Protection Act.