CODE OF CONDUCT
I am Important.
I am Respectful.
I am prepared.
I am responsible for my own actions.
I am positive with mysself and others.
Listen when someone is speaking.
Keep your hands and feet to yourself.
Raise your hand to speak. Speak at the appropriate time.
Walk in the hallways.
Respect our school and our materials.
1st Offense Warning
2nd Offense Conference with Teacher
3rd Offense Loss of privilege
4th Offense Parents contacted
5th Offense Principal & Parents contacted
Fighting, inappropriate language, or stealing will result in a conference with your parents and a possible detention or suspension.
Internet Use Policy
WAYNE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wayne, New Jersey 07470 File Code: 6161.3 Policy
Internet Use Policy
The Internet is a worldwide telecommunications network. There are hundreds of resources on the Internet, including libraries, government agencies, universities, discussion groups, software, technical information, as well as the 20 million people who are part of this worldwide network. Student accounts allows students to use these resources for learning activities and classroom projects.
Students of all ages are expected to exercise responsible behavior when on the Internet.
Responsible behavior includes, but is not limited to, the following: being courteous; following the rules set up by other groups on the Internet; using the Internet as a resource tool; avoiding inappropriate language; and staying on task.
I. Acceptable Use of the Internet
Acceptable use of the Internet includes, but is not limited to:
A. Finding and using material that will help learn new things identified by your teacher.
B. Copying information from the Internet after obtaining written permission from your teacher.
C. Notifying your teacher if you receive any E-mail messages from strangers.
D. Notifying your teacher if you have bad words or pictures on your computer.
II. Unacceptable Use of the Internet
Unacceptable use of the Internet includes, but is not limited to:
A. Looking for sites that have bad pictures, bad words or make fun of other people.
B. Using the Internet at school to play or pay for games alone or with others.
C. Using the Internet at school to carry on conversations with other people in chat rooms.
D. Using the Internet to order or pay for any services or items.
E. Copying and saving any files from the Internet without written permission from your teacher.
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Policy – Elementary: 6161.3
F. Using the Internet or E-mail to send bad words or pictures to other people.
G. Using E-mail to interact with others in school during class time.
H. Giving your name, address or phone number to anyone on the Internet. (Use the school information.)
I. Using another person’s password to get onto the Internet.
The use of school-sponsored Internet accounts require that students abide by accepted rules of network etiquette. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
A. BE POLITE. Do not send abusive messages to anyone.
B. USE APPROPRIATE LANGUAGE. Never swear, use vulgarities or any other inappropriate language. Any language pertaining to illegal activities is strictly forbidden. Note that E-mail is not guaranteed to be private. People who operate the system have access to all mail. Messages relating to illegal activities must
be reported to appropriate authorities.
C. PRIVACY. Do not reveal the personal addresses or phone numbers of yourself or any other person. Do not forward or distribute any E-mail message without permission from the author.
D. CONNECTIVITY. Do not use the network in such a way that would disrupt the use of the network by others.
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES LISTED ABOVE WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SCHOOL-SPONSORED INTERNET AND INTRANET ACCESS, AND MAY ALSO SUBJECT A STUDENT TO DISCIPLINE ACCORDING TO THE DISTRICT’S DISCIPLINE CODE.
A. The use of the Internet is a privilege, not a right. Inappropriate use of the Internet will result in cancellation of that privilege. The Principal shall close an Internet account at any time as required under this Policy. The Superintendent is also authorized to suspend or cancel a student account for good cause.
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Policy – Elementary: 6161.3
B. Any computer problems, and any questions about proper Internet content or use must be directed to a teacher or Principal. Students should not attempt to fix solutions to problems, or use the Internet to find solutions to problems, without the prior approval of their teacher. Students may, however, work with each other on class assignments with their teacher’s approval. Each student is responsible for the use of his/her account. No student should ever share his/her account or password with any other person. All students must participate in training in the proper use of the network before they use their Internet accounts. Account users are responsible for maintenance of their accounts (e.g. cleaning out unneeded E-mail and files; updating passwords).
C. The Technology Coordinator will conduct a yearly review of all accounts adherence to the goals of research and education.
Adopted: March 19, 1998
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