Johnston County Schools
Acceptable Use Guidelines
for Students in Grades K-5
Technology resources in the
Johnston County School System, which include computing and telecommunicating
equipment, file servers, computer networks, information systems, other computing
and telecommunicating resources, and other equipment such as scanners, digital
cameras, video projectors, and video cameras, and the Internet, are viewed as
instructional tools for learning.
Policies and procedures outlined in the Code of Student Conduct also
apply to the use of all technology resources at school. Using technology resources includes using a
single computer, a computer on a local area network, a computer on the wide
area network, or a computer to access the Internet. This set of guidelines is intended to assist
users in following established practices and procedures to use technology
resources in a responsible and productive manner.
Expectations: Any student who is a user of the school system
provided technology resources is expected to use the resources for educational
purposes only. Any use of the school
system provided technology resources and the Internet should always reflect
academic honesty, high ethical standards, and moral responsibility.
Students must promise to
follow these rules in order to use technology and technology related resources
in the school system.
1. I will
use technology to learn about or complete assignments.
2. I will
use the Internet only with adult supervision, my teachers, the media
coordinator, or the technology teacher.
3. I will
only look for information on the Internet that is school-related.
4. I will
abide by the Code of Student Conduct while using the Internet at school.
5. I will
use good manners when using technology.
polite when writing messages.
giving any name, address, and phone number, my school's name, address and phone
number, or the names, addresses, and phone numbers of others.
wasting time and resources.
using the Internet to buy or sell things.
only my own password when logging onto the Internet.
only electronic messages that are sent to me.
6. I will
not copy words or pictures from the Internet without permission.
7. I will
lose my technology privileges and there may be other consequences if I fail to
follow these rules.
8. I will
be responsible for all I do while using technology at school.
9. I will
tell an adult if I see another student breaking the rules.