Technology & Internet
Technology and Internet (español)
The purpose of this section is to define the consequences associated with the violation of the "Acceptable Use Policy" on district computers.
The Park City School District is advancing the one-to-one computer hardware initiative for all secondary students and providing computer access to all elementary students. As the district moves forward it is necessary to direction and guidance in regulating the appropriate use of student computers. The following administrative regulations are written to support school district staff in dealing with issues arising out of the one-to-one initiative and computer access in general.
Students and staff are required to sign the district’s "Acceptable Use" form prior receiving access to district hardware, software, and the internet.
While the list below is not intended to be inclusive of every offense, the following are prohibited by the Park City School District on Park City School District property (computers) either on school district property or off-site:
Prohibited Activities/Searches/Access/Downloading: pornography, sex sites, gaming sites, chat rooms, unauthorized social networking sites, video sites, graphic violence sites, gambling, anime, adult content, inappropriate self-made videos, cyber bullying, hate sites, hacking sites, weapons site, bomb making sites, R or X rated videos.
- First Offense: Meeting with parents and school administrator – Loss of computer/use for five school days
- Second Offense: Two days In School Suspension (ISS) – Loss of computer/use for ten school days
- Third Offense: Three to Five days out of school - Loss of computer for 45 school days.
- Subsequent Offenses: Administrators follow Safe School policy section II. A.(b) - 10-day suspension with recommendation of 180 school days.
(*The seriousness of the offense may result in school administration having the authority/discretion to increase severity of the consequence.)
Filter Disclaimer: While every reasonable effort is made by the Park City School District to restrict student access to inappropriate web sites, it is impossible to ensure that students cannot access sites where inappropriate material may be seen.