Caledonia Community Schools
High School - Acceptable Use Policy
This acceptable use policy applies to all users accessing the network, the
Internet and equipment at Caledonia Community Schools, both on-site and remote
Use of all technology at Caledonia Community Schools is a privilege extended to students. Our goal in providing this service is to promote an educational excellence in a safe environment by facilitating resource sharing, information gathering skills, diversity, personal growth in technology, innovation, and communication.
Network/Hardware Use - Users are to handle all technology
equipment with proper care and respect and in the manner intended. Users
may save files to the network, however, any files stored under user's
ID or on any media by the user or Caledonia Community Schools are under
supervision of the Network Administration. User will not encrypt any files
stored on the network, or override system files. All files stored on the
server, hard drive, or portable media may be viewed, modified, or deleted
by any designated Caledonia Community Schools staff member at any time.
Users will only access the network or internet on hardware authorized
by the Network Administrator or his/her representative.
Internet Access -User will use e-mail only when it pertains
to course work and is necessary to complete a course assignment. Students
may NOT use the email for non-educational purposes. User may be asked
to explain an e-mail that may not appear to be educational. User will
not send hate mail, harassment, discriminatory remarks or use other antisocial
behaviors on the Internet. User will not send any mail as an anonymous
unsigned message. User will not reveal any personal, confidential or private
information about themselves or other individuals, such as home addresses,
phone numbers, etc. User will not access chat room unless authorized.
Software Use - - All software used on CCS computers must be appropriately acquired and used according to the appropriate licensing. Possession or use of illegally copied software is prohibited. Likewise, users shall not load, copy, install, delete or tamper with any files or application programs owned by Caledonia Community Schools or not owned or created by user without prior approval.
File Use -- User will save all personal, non-educational files on their own portable media. User will not access, save or download inappropriate files or files known to carry harmful viruses via the school network.
Printer Use - User will not abuse printer server rights by purposely sending to the printer or printer queue blank pages, documents that are very long in length (i.e. more than 8 pages), documents containing profanity, abusive language, or threats, documents for personal use (i.e. notes to friends), or any unrecognized command causing fatal errors to the printer or printer queue.
Malicious Software - Users must not intentionally introduce or use malicious software such as computer viruses, Trojan horses, or worms. User will not intentionally tamper with the system software, or violate copyrights and licenses on applications, files, icons or sound files.
Disciplinary Actions for Violation of Policy - The guidelines on the preceding pages are not all-inclusive, but only representative and illustrative. A user who commits an act or misconduct which is not listed may also be subject to disciplinary action.
Disciplinary actions are based on the discipline procedures of Caledonia Community Schools. Staff intervention strategies such as teacher/student conferences, auxiliary staff/student intervention and teacher parent contacts may be used for acceptable use policy violations. Any or all of the following intervention strategies and disciplinary actions may be used by administrators.
Actions as deemed appropriate may include:
Non student users are also responsible for abiding by all the policies and procedures set forth in this document. Failure to do so may result in the loss of user privileges and disciplinary action. Repeat violations may warrant permanent removal of privileges.
In accordance with Board Policy #7540
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