All K-5 students will be issued a district device. It is expected that the device come to school each day with the child. Failure to bring the device may result in loss of the device for a specified period of time. Students will receive specific instructions relating to these expectations and consequences.
Knight Way Technology Expectations:
1. Device must be present at school each day with student
2. Device must be used as instructed by the child’s teacher
3. Device must be well-cared for by the student and respected as school property
Knight Way Technology Consequences:
· First Offense: Warning, parent contact by teacher
· Second Offense: Device must remain at school for one week, parent contact by teacher, student receives minor referral
· Third Offense: Device must remain at school for the remainder of the nine weeks, student receives major referral
Students who follow technology expectations and have their device each day will receive a reward at the end of each nine weeks! J
Students are to use provided technology devices/network and Internet connection for educational purposes. Use of such resources is a privilege, not a right. Students must conduct themselves in a responsible, efficient, ethical and legal manner. Unauthorized or inappropriate use, including any violation of these guidelines, may result in cancellation of the privilege, disciplinary action consistent with the Student Handbook, and/or civil or criminal liability. Use of Internet to access, process, distribute, display or print child pornography and other materials that are obscene, objectionable, inappropriate and/or harmful to minors is prohibited.
As such, the following material is prohibited: material that appeals to a prurient interest in nudity, sex, and excretion; material that depicts, describes or represents in a patently offensive way with respect to what is suitable for minors an actual or simulated sexual act or sexual contact, actual or simulated normal or perverted sexual acts, or lewd exhibition of the genitals; and material that lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value as to minors. Offensive messages and pictures, inappropriate text files, or files dangerous to the integrity of Rock Hill Schools and Mt. Gallant’s computers/network (e.g., viruses) are also prohibited.
If a district device is lost or not returned, a report will be filed with Rock Hill Police Department.