parents who choose not to risk exposure to questionable material. The amount of time available for each student may be limited by the number of available terminals and the demands for each terminal.
The use of the network is a privilege and may be taken away for violation of board policy or regulations. As a user of the Internet, students may be allowed access to other networks. Each network may have its own set of policies and procedures. It is the user's responsibility to abide by the policies and procedures of these other networks.
Students will adhere to on-line protocol:
Respect all copyright and license agreements.
Cite all quotes, references and sources.
Remain on the system long enough to get needed information, then exit the system.
Apply the same privacy, ethical and educational considerations utilized in other forms of communication.
Students should adhere to the following guidelines:
Others may be able to read or access the mail so private messages should not be sent.
Delete unwanted messages immediately.
Use of objectionable language is prohibited.
Always sign messages.
Always acknowledge receipt of a document or file.
Restricted Material - Students will not intentionally access or download any text file or picture or engage in any conference that includes material which is obscene, libelous, indecent, vulgar, profane or lewd; advertises any product or service not permitted to minors by law; constitutes insulting or fighting words, the very expression of which injures or harasses others; or presents a clear and present likelihood that, either because of its content or the manner of distribution, it will cause a material and substantial disruption of the proper and orderly operation and discipline of the school or school activities, will cause the commission of unlawful acts or the violation of lawful school regulations.
Unauthorized Costs - If a student gains access to any service via the Internet which has a cost involved or if a student incurs other types of costs,
Students who access restricted items on the Internet are subject to the following consequences:
First Violation - A verbal and written "Warning" notice will be issued to the student. The student may lose Internet access for a period of at the discretion of the supervising teacher. A copy of the notice will be mailed to the student's parent and a copy provided to the building principal.
Second Violation - A verbal and written "Second Violation" notice will be issued to the student. A copy of the notice will be sent to the student's parent and a copy provided to the building principal. The student will forfeit all Internet privileges for a minimum period of .
Third Violation - A verbal and written "Third Violation" notice will be issued to the student. A copy of the notice will be sent to the student's parent and a copy provided to the building principal. The student will forfeit all Internet privileges for or for the balance of the school year.