Mountain View Technology Use Expectations 

This information was taken from CANVAS under the MVHS Digital Citizenship course module.

Responsible Use of Technology

As a student in Mesa Public Schools, you are responsible for using your school device in compliance with the Governing Board Policy JFCH, which outlines appropriate technology use.

Prohibited Uses:

·       Accessing, submitting, transmitting, posting, publishing, forwarding, downloading, scanning or displaying materials that are defamatory, abusive, obscene, vulgar, sexually explicit, sexually suggestive, threatening, discriminatory, harassing and/or illegal.

·       Soliciting or distributing information with the intent to threaten, harass or bully others.

·       Using district technology for any illegal activity or activity that violates other Board policies, procedures and/or school rules.

·       Copying or downloading copyrighted materials, including software, without the permission of the copyright owner or express authorization of the student’s teacher or principal.

·       Representing as one's own work any materials obtained on the Internet, such as term papers and articles. When Internet sources are used in student work, the author, publisher, and website must be identified.

·       Using an unreasonably high level of Internet bandwidth provided by district technology.

·       Using district technology for non-school related purposes.

·       Sharing passwords, using other users' passwords without permission and/or accessing other users' accounts.

·       Any malicious use, disruption or harm to the school's technology devices, networks, and Internet services, including, but not limited to, hacking activities and creating or uploading malware.

·       Accessing social networks without specific authorization from the supervising teacher.

·       Misuse of a school name or logo on a personal website that gives the reader the impression that the website is an official school or district website.

·       Do not install any software or Chrome extensions on your device unless approved by District tech personnel.

·       Installing anything on your device that allows you to circumvent the district web filters, security settings, and/or LanSchool is a violation of district policy and consequences will apply.

You are responsible for all your actions involving district technology.

847 of current (2017-18) Governing Board Policy book. P. 5 of the student handbook.