Pasco School District-Student Use of the Internet
PascoSchool District offers technology resources to enhance student learning.Because of the many valuable resources available on the Internet, please beinformed that teachers will be using this tool for instructional purposes. Aspart of the learning process, your child will have the opportunity to accessthe Internet on the district’s computer system. (High school students will have an opportunity for more independentaccess for instructional use and research if parents read and sign form2180F-2.)
Thedistrict’s Acceptable Use Policy governs student use of the Internet. Studentsare responsible for knowing and following district rules regarding theInternet. Inappropriate use will result in the loss of the privilege to use theInternet and other disciplinary action as appropriate. Theentire Acceptable Use Policy for Pasco School District (2180) may be found inthe school library or on the Pasco Web site under Departments – Technology.
Internetaccess will only be provided to students in association with specific classesor extra-curricular activities in which the course curriculum or activityrequires access to Internet resources. Permission from a parent or guardian isnot required for supervised student Internet use. Pasco School District filtersInternet content to prevent users from accessing inappropriate sites. However,you are encouraged to discuss material that is available on the Internet withyour student, in the event unacceptable material is viewed. Any such occurrenceshould be reported to the teacher immediately.
Please remind your child that personal information such asaddresses and telephone numbers should remain confidential when communicatingon the system. Students should neverreveal such information without permission from their teacher or other adult.Students should never make appointments to meet people in person who they havecontacted on the Internet without district and parent permission. Students should notify their teacher oranother adult whenever they come across information or messages that aredangerous, inappropriate or make them feel uncomfortable.
Any violation of the district’s Acceptable Use Policy willresult in the immediate loss of all access privileges. This loss of privilege will not preclude orlimit other disciplinary action. If you have any questions about Internet usefor learning, please contact the principal or your student’s teacher.
For educational purposes, the district may wish topost a student’s work or photo on district web pages. If you do not want your child to be recognized in this manner, please fill out form 2180F-1.
High School students will have the opportunity to access Internet resources, for independent instructional-related activities. In order to obtain this privilege, students and parents must sign form 2180F-2. Any violation of the district's Acceptable Use Policy will result in the immediate loss of all access privileges. This loss of privilege will not preclude or limit other disciplinary action.
2180F-2 (English and Spanish)