Student-Parent Handbook Handbook 2017-07-26 - Page 25

     Students are prohibited from accessing anyone else’s e-mail account. E-mail etiquette should be observed. Email messages may be monitored and reviewed by the school. Email messages should be reflective of the values and mission of Brother Rice as determined in the sole judgment of the Administration. Only approved e-mail programs may be used for student e-mail. School e-mail addresses should only be used for academic and/or school-related reasons. Only school-related attachments may be sent on the school e-mail system. Chatting and Blogging  Instant messaging is prohibited on campus except as part of an assigned, in-class activity that is supervised by faculty or staff.  Blogging may be utilized on campus only for academic purposes.  Participation in chat rooms is prohibited during the school day, except as part of an assigned, in-class activity. Audio and Video  Audio should be turned off unless required for the activity being conducted.  Students may listen to music when appropriate and have been given permission to. In these instances, headphones must be used and music must be at a reasonable volume.  When sound is needed, headphones must be used.  The use of the apple iPad to watch movies, unless assigned by a teacher, is not permitted during the school day.  Any audio or video recording may be done only with prior permission of all parties being recorded and with the approval of the administration.  Sharing of music (including iTunes music sharing) over the school network is strictly prohibited and is subject to disciplinary action. Games    The playing of game apps is only permitted during non-class times unless part of an assigned, in-class activity or permission from the teacher has been given. Games must be school appropriate and not go against the school’s mission. Brother Rice reserves the right to remove any game apps from a school iPad that is considered inappropriate or impedes the educational purpose of the Apple iPad program, as determined by the administration. Apple iPad  Student iPads must not be left unattended at any time. If an iPad is found to be unattended, it will be turned in to the Technology Department.  Brother Rice is not responsible for theft or loss.  The iPad must be in a student’s possession or secured in a locked classroom or locker at all times.  A student may not lend his Apple iPad to another student.  A student may not borrow an iPad from another student.      The iPad must be carried and transported appropriately on campus in the school-issued protective casing. Failure to do so could damage the device and result in permanent loss of data. The iPad should be handled with care. Inappropriate treatment of the school iPad is not acceptable. Do not remove, move or write on the identification sticker on your iPad. Students are not allowed to create any administrative passwords on their Apple iPads. Students are expected to come to school with a fully charged battery on a daily basis. Note: it is the student’s responsibility to insure the reliability of iPad data. Therefore, use of daily scheduled iCloud backups is highly recommended. Network Access  Students must not make any attempt to access servers or network information that is not available to the public.  The utilization of proxy avoidance IP numbers and programs is strictly prohibited.  Students may not use the school network for personal or private business reasons including but not limited to online ordering and purchases.  Students are not to knowingly degrade of disrupt online services or equipment. This includes tampering with iPad hardware or software, vandalizing data, invoking iPad viruses, attempting to gain access to restricted or unauthorized network services or violating copyright laws.  Brother Rice is not responsible for damaged or lost data transferred through the school’s network or other cloud-based servers. Deleting Files  Do not delete any folders or files that you do not create or that you do not recognize. Deletion of certain files will result in iPad failure and will interfere with your ability to complete class work and may affect your grades.  There is a re-imaging charge to correct system files. Downloading and Loading of Apps  Students are not permitted to install custom/individual applications that require administrator privileges.  Students are not permitted to install unapproved or beta software on their iPads.  All installed apps must be a legally licensed copy.  The downloading of music files, video files, games, etc. through the school’s network is absolutely prohibited unless it is part of an assigned, in-class activity.  Brother Rice reserves the right to remove any apps/files that have been loaded onto the iPad that impedes the educational purpose of the iPad program.  The iPad should be used solely for educational purposes. If the student wishes to install a paid app, he can either purchase an iTunes App Store gift card or the parent may wish to assign a credit card to the student Apple iPad ID. However, the school assumes 22