Consequences for Misconduct


The use of any district technology is a privilege and not a right. Internet access, e-mail, and other media that are accessed, created, or stored on computers are the sole property of the district. The district has the right to review these items for appropriateness and to limit or revoke a student's access to them at any time and for any reason. Questionable actions not listed below will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and appropriate consequences will be enforced.

ACTION

CONSEQUENCE

Student...
-Utilizes computer to participate in any illegal activity.
-Accesses pornographic sites.
-Posts or transmits pornographic pictures.
-Participates in cyber-bullying and/or intentially harms others.
-Uses another person's password, log-in, or computer without consent.
-"Hacks" into other computers and/or websites.
-Accesses or saves inappropriate media on computer. (This includes-but is not limited to--the following: Weapons, pornography, explicit language, alcohol, drugs, gang-related symbols.)

COMPUTER PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED FOR 180 DAYS.

After the 180-day suspension, the computer will be returned only after the student appears before the COOL Crew and administration. At this time, members of the COOL Crew and administration will decide if computer privileges should be restored to the student.

Student...
-Changes the configuration of the computer.
-Adds or removes software or hardware on the computer without consent.
-Physically alters the computer.
-Attempts to self-repair the computer.
-Cheats utilizing the computer.
-Downloads without Cool Crew approval.
-Records other individuals (audio or visual) without their permission.
-Accesses person-to-person or file-sharing sites to download music, movies, video games, etc. (Examples of these sites include Limewire, BearShare, BitTorrent, and others.)

COMPUTER PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED FOR 90 DAYS.


Student...
-Plays games during the school day.
-Utilizes e-mail providers that are not approved by the school.
-Utilizes non-educational widgets.
-Accesses or participates in a chat room.
-Leaves laptop unattended.

COMPUTER PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED FOR 7 DAYS.



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