Acceptable Use Of Technology
- Students will be instructed in the proper use of the Internet. The use of the Internet will be monitored and may be used only in support of education consistent with the educational objectives of the school. In compliance with the Children’s Internet Act, St. George Catholic School provides a filtering program so that children cannot access inappropriate websites.
- The use of technology is a privilege, not a right, and inappropriate use will result in the cancellation of these privileges.
- Technology resources may be used for academic purposes only and not for commercial purposes.
- Students in grades 4 – 8 will sign an acceptable technology use policy which will be kept on file.
- Software is protected by copyright laws. Making, giving to others or selling unauthorized copies of software is not allowed. Students may not bring software to school.
- Students may not copy, change, read or use files from another user without permission from the teacher. Students may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the teaching or administrative system. Students may not use another person’s sign-in and/or password. Students may not damage computer systems or computer networks.
- Students may not submit documents from the Internet as a student's personal work.
- Students may not reveal their own personal information such as photographs, home address or phone number, or that of any other person or institution. Students are responsible for not pursuing material that could be considered offensive.
- Students may not use technology to harass, insult, or threaten others by sending, displaying or downloading offensive messages or pictures on personal or school devices. Students may not use offensive language in any form.
- Violations of the rules and policies described above will be considered a serious infraction. Consequences will be determined by the school administration.
Technology Program Features
- Full-Time Technology Coordinator
- Wireless capability throughout campus
- Computer lab
- iPads used to enhance curriculum in grades PreK - 3rd
- 1:1 Chromebook in grades 4th - 8th
- Promethean Panels in grades PreK - 8th
- Up-to-date facilities and components
Technology - Diocesan Policy
Educational programs governed by the Catholic Schools Office require the ethical use of the Internet and related technologies by all employees, volunteers and students as set forth in the Acceptable Use Policy for the use of the Internet and related technologies. Access privileges may be revoked, school/parish disciplinary action may be taken and/or appropriate legal action may be taken for any violations that is unethical and/or may constitute a criminal offense. The use of the Internet and related technologies must be in support of education and research and consistent with the educational objectives of the Diocesan school district.