Parent and Student Responsibilities

  • Parent Responsibilities
    Your son/daughter has been issued a MacBook laptop computer to improve and personalize his/her education this year. It is essential that the following guidelines be followed to ensure the safe, efficient, and ethical operation of this computer.
    Student Responsibilities
    Your MacBook is an important learning tool and is for educational purposes only. In order to take your MacBook home each day, you must be willing to accept the following responsibilities
    • I will supervise my son’s/daughter’s use of the MacBook at home.
    • I will discuss our family’s values and expectations regarding the use of the Internet and email at home and will super-vise my son’s/ daughter’s use of the Internet and email.
    • I will not attempt to repair the MacBook, nor will I attempt to clean it with anything other than a soft, dry cloth.
    • I will report to the school any problems with the MacBook.
    • I will not load or delete any software from the MacBook.
    • I will make sure my son/daughter recharges the MacBook battery nightly.
    • I will make sure my son/daughter brings the MacBook to school every day.
    • I understand that if my son/daughter comes to school without his/her computer I may be called to bring it to school.
    • I agree to make sure that the MacBook is returned to the school when requested and upon my son’s/daughter’s withdrawal from Sioux Central School.
    • I agree to pay for any fines my son/daughter incurs due to loss of damage of school equipment.
    • When using the MacBook at home, at school, and anywhere else I may take it, I will follow the policies of the Sioux Central School—especially the Student Code of Conduct—and abide by all local, state, and federal laws.
    • I will treat the MacBook with care by not dropping it, getting it wet, leaving it out-doors, or using it with food or drink nearby.
    • I will not lend the MacBook to anyone, not even my friends or siblings; it will stay in my possession at all times.
    • I will not load any software onto the MacBook.
    • I will not remove programs or files from the MacBook.
    • I will honor my family’s values when using the MacBook.
    • I will not give personal information when using the MacBook.
    • I will bring the MacBook to school every day with the battery recharged.
    • I agree that e-mail (or any other computer communication) should be used only for appropriate, legitimate, and responsible communication.
    • I will keep all accounts and passwords assigned to me secure, and will not share these with any other students.
    • I will return the MacBook when requested and upon my withdrawal from Sioux Central School