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Technology Student Device Information

Technology Student Device
Responsibilities, Proper
Care, and Terms
Updated: August 9, 2021
Pueblo School District 60 is excited to provide your student with a technology device for use this
year. Please note that the device issued to your student has a device-specific serial number
which has been recorded at the District level and is associated with your student’s name. This
will be used to verify the return of the same device at the end of the school year.
This document outlines the daily responsibilities, proper use and care instructions, and terms of
being issued a District device. Parents and students are asked to follow all recommendations
listed below.
Daily Responsibilities
● Once provided, keep your device in a safe storage container (laptop sleeve, backpack,
etc.) when not in use.
● Keep your iPad in it’s cover at all times.
● Plug in and charge your device every night.
● Bring your device and charger with you every day in your backpack.
Proper Use and Care
● Handle the device carefully and treat it as a valuable object. It should not be thrown,
purposely dropped, or otherwise physically abused.
● It should never be placed on the roof or hood of a car, on the sidewalk or street, or
imperiled in any way that may cause it to be crushed or thrown to the ground.
● The device should not be used near or in: water, household chemicals, or other liquids
that could damage its electronic components.
● The Device should be protected from the environment to prevent rain, snow, ice,
excessive heat, and/or cold and not left in places of extreme temperature, humidity, or
limited ventilation (e.g. in a car) for an extended period of time.
● Do not write or draw on the device or apply any stickers or labels to the device.
● Pencils, pen tips, and other pointed objects should never be used on the screen.
● Use only a clean, soft cloth to clean the screen. No cleansers of any type should be
● Insert and remove cords and cables carefully to prevent damage to connectors.
● Do not insert sharp objects into any of the openings of the device.
● The device should be used exclusively for the students' educational work.
● Parents and students agree to return the Device and power cord to the issuing school in
the same condition that it was issued to the student.
Terms and Conditions
1. Damage or Loss of the Device: Parents(s)/guardian(s) are responsible for their
child/children’s use of the device, including any damage to the device. In the event that a
student’s device is lost or damaged, the District will assess the device for damages and
seek reimbursement from the parent(s)/guardian(s) to cover the replacement or repair.
The decision to seek reimbursement, as well as the amount of reimbursement, will be
determined by the District, but will not be greater than the full replacement value of the
2. Hardware of Functionality Problems: If a problem arises with the functionality of a
student’s device, the student must notify his/her teacher immediately. An attempt will be
made to assist with repair or replacement of the device. Under no circumstance may the
student or his/her parent(s)/guardian(s) attempt to fix or allow anyone but District
technology staff to attempt to fix suspected hardware faults or the device operating
system. Do not take the device to any repair shop.
3. Failure to Return the Device: If a student fails to return the technology device or power
cord, the District may, in addition to seeking reimbursement from the student’s
parent(s)/guardian(s), file a theft report with local law enforcement authorities.
4. No Right to Privacy: The technology devices are District property; therefore, the District
may examine the technology device and access and view their contents at any time for
any reason. Neither students nor parents/guardians have any right to privacy of any data
saved on the technology device or in a cloud-based account to which the technology
device connects. The school administration may involve law enforcement if the
technology device is thought to have been used for an illegal purpose.
5. Technology device Data as Records: Data saved to the technology device is not
maintained by the District as public records or as student records. In the event this data
needs to be maintained by the District for any reason, the District will take affirmative
steps to preserve it.
6. Waiver of technology device Related Claims: By accepting this device, you acknowledge
and agree to follow all responsibilities outlined in this Agreement, and you waive any and
all claims you (and your heirs, successor, and assigns) may have against Pueblo School
District 60.
7. Indemnification for Device-Related Claims: By accepting this technology device, you
agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Pueblo School District 60, its Board of
Education, and its individual Board members, employees, and agents, from any and all
claims, damages, losses, causes of action, and the like relating to, connected with, or
arising from the use of the technology device or from this Agreement.


Google Meet and Google Classroom provide a safe way for students to connect, share
content, access homework, participate in discussions and receive class information. This
document outlines guidelines to be used by students when participating in synchronous
learning (real-time learning with others) using Google Classroom or when meeting with District
60 staff using Google Meet. We ask that you take a moment to familiarize yourself and your
child with the District 60’s policies and procedures that outline our expectations for digital
citizenship. These policies include:
● JS, Student Responsible Use of Technology, the Internet and Electronic
● JS-E, Student Use of Technology, the Internet and Electronic Communications
(Acceptable Use Agreement)
Student Expectations
Students have the following responsibilities:
1. Attend live class “meetings” as required.
a. Silence/mute your microphone prior to entering the meeting.
b. Do not present from your screen without the teacher's permission.
c. Use the chat feature to ask questions.
d. All conversations in the chat field should be school related and use classroom
appropriate language.
e. When class/session is over, hang up and leave the meeting.
f. Camera should be positioned to avoid distractions and movement behind the
g. School appropriate attire should be worn at all times.
2. Complete assignments with integrity and academic honesty, doing your best work.
3. Follow all District 60 and school policies, rules, and Acceptable Use Agreement
Parent Expectations:
Parents of participating students have the following responsibilities:
1. Ensure your child safely engages in online learning opportunities in accordance with
District 60’s digital citizenship policies referenced above.
2. Create an environment and schedule conducive to remote learning.
3. As necessary, help your child access learning assignments and attend live sessions.
4. Inform teachers of absences for any reason including illness, technical difficulties or
5. Ensure all members of your household respect the work of peers and adults
participating in District 60’s synchronous learning, just as you would as a “visitor” to the
classroom in accordance with District 60 policy KI, Visitors to Schools. This means
ensuring that you and other members of your household act in a manner that is not
disruptive to the learning environment or otherwise compromises the safety or security
of the staff and students participating in group activities involving live participation, such
as video or conference calls.
6. Remember that recording or photographing any students or teachers during remote
learning is prohibited.
7. Communicate to your child’s Principal any concerns related to online instructional
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