Pacific Collegiate School

Skip to main content
Mobile Menu
Please Create A Marquee

Loading...

Editing previous response:

Please fix the highlighted areas below before submitting.

INTERNET USE POLICY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM

Please complete the form below. Required fields marked with an asterisk *

PCS's Technology is provided for educational and instructional purposes. If you have any doubt about whether a contemplated activity is acceptable, consult with your teacher supervisor, or administrator to help decide if a use is appropriate. 

Respect and protect your own and the privacy of others by:

  1. Using only accounts assigned to you;
  2. Only viewing or using passwords, data, drives, or networks to which you are authorized; and
  3. Never distributing private information about yourself or others.

Respect and protect the integrity, availability, and security of all electronic resources by:

  1. Observing all PCS Internet filters and posted network security practices;
  2. Reporting security risks or violations to a teacher or network administrator;
  3. Not destroying or damaging data, equipment, networks, or other resources that do not belong to you, without clear permission of the owner, (not hacking, uploading downloading, or creating computer viruses, sending mass emails or spam, or causing a disruption to electronic services);
  4. Sharing technology resources with other users by not deliberately causing network congestion or consuming excessive electronic storage;
  5. Immediately notifying a staff member or administrator of computer or network malfunctions.

Respect and protect the intellectual property of others by:

  1. Following copyright laws (not making illegal copies of music, pictures, images, videos, games, software, apps, files or movies); and 
  2. Citing sources when using others' work (not plagiarizing).

Respect your community by:

  1. Communicating only in ways that are kind and respectful;
  2. Reporting threatening or discomforting materials to a teacher or administrator;
  3. Not intentionally accessing, transmitting, copying, or creating material that violates the school's code of conduct (such as messages/content that are pornographic, obscene, threatening, discriminatory, harassing, intimidating or bullying);
  4. Not intentionally accessing, transmitting, copying, or creating material that is illegal (such as obscenity, stolen materials, impersonating another person for harmful purposes, or illegal copies of copyrighted works);
  5. Not using technology to further other acts that are criminal or violate the school's standards for student behavior, such as cheating;
  6. Refraining from buying, selling, advertising, or otherwise conducting business, unless approved as a school project;
  7. Participating positively in all digital learning environments and refraining from behaviors that negatively impact your peers or staff members.

Consequences for Violation

Violations may result in the loss of your privileges to use the technology. Violations may also result in disciplinary action, imposed in accordance with the student handbook, up to and including expulsion depending on the degree and severity of the violation. Violations could also result in criminal prosecution by government authorities.

Confirmation Email