Student Computer, Network and Internet Use

363.2-Exhibit (2)

 

STUDENT NAME:                                                                       Graduation Year              ID#                            

 

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF BARABOO – COMPUTER, NETWORK AND INTERNET USE SUMMARY

 

Please read the following carefully before signing this document.  This is a legally binding document. To gain access to the network and Internet, all students under the age of 18 must obtain parental permission and must sign and return this form to the office.  Students 18 and over may sign their own forms.  If you would like to review the Acceptable Use Policy 363.2 its entirety, this information is found on the Baraboo Schools website at www.baraboo.k12.wi.us.

 

Access and use of the School District of Baraboo computer network and equipment is a privilege and not a right. This privilege is made available through proper conduct and responsible activity.

 

The user agrees to the following terms and conditions:

 

·         The student’s accounts must be used only for educational and research purposes. This includes but is not limited to network and E-mail accounts. Use must be consistent with the objectives of the School District of Baraboo.

·         Transmission of any material in violation of any U.S. or state regulation is prohibited.  This includes, but is not limited to copyrighted material, threatening or obscene material, or material protected by trade secret.

·         Hate mail, harassment, discriminatory remarks or other antisocial behaviors are unacceptable in Internet and other network communication.

·         Users may only use their assigned network login.  Passwords may not be shared and should be changed regularly. Students should log-off the network when leaving the computer station.

·         Provided storage space used should be limited to data that is related to the student’s current coursework.  The data is destroyed at the end of each school year.  It is the student’s responsibility to backup their data.

·         Students may not modify the configuration of district equipment.  This includes but is not limited to installation/removal of software, changes to system settings, installation/removal of hardware. 

·         District equipment may not be used to maliciously create/propagate computer viruses, view/modify/ damage/delete unauthorized resources, or disrupt network/server operations.  This includes resources on the local network and on the Internet.

·         Students must follow any additional classroom, teacher, lab, and school rules, as well as School Board policies.

·         Network and E-mail use is not guaranteed to be private.  Network administrators may review files and communications to maintain system integrity and insure that users are using the system responsibly.  Any information relating to or in support of illegal activities may be reported to the authorities.

 

If a user violates any of these provisions, his or her account will be terminated and future access could possibly be denied and/or other disciplinary action could be taken. Individual users of the district computer network are responsible for their behavior and communication.  Users must comply with district standards and will honor the agreements they have signed. 

 

As a user of the School District of Baraboo computer network, I hereby agree to comply with the above stated rules and agree to adhere to all relevant laws and restrictions.

 

Student Signature                                                                                              Date                                       

Parent/Guardian / Adult Student (18 yr. Old)                                                                                  Date              

SANCTIONS:                                                                                                   

 

First Offense: Loss of Network Privileges for nine school weeks and the appropriate school disciplinary action. (This may also include compensatory damages or referral to law enforcement.)

 

Second Offense: Loss of Network Privileges for eighteen school weeks and the appropriate school disciplinary action. (This may also include compensatory damages or referral to law enforcement.)

 

Third Offense: Loss of Network Privileges indefinitely and the appropriate school disciplinary action. (This may also include compensatory damages or referral to law enforcement.)

 

Note: Administration reserves the right to advance any offense that seriously breaches the security of the network to the second or third step in this process.

Last Updated: 7/13/09