Rules for Computer Users
Mrs. Skinner's Class
These rules will be strictly enforced and monitored. By following
these rules, you will help the computer lab stay in a clean, properly working
No students may be in the room during lunch unattended.
Do not bring in personal disks or CD's for use in these computers.
Do not download sound files to the hard drive. They take up a great
deal of space and are not necessary for learning.
If you take your class diskette home, you must notify the teacher and it
must be scanned for viruses before it can be used at school again.
If you lose your disk, you will have to pay for a new one. Keep track
of your disk and put it away each day.
No student may use the internet in this classroom without having a signed
internet agreement on file with the school.
Students may not use the internet without permission during class time
unless it is for part of an assignment. This includes e-mail. When
the bell rings, e-mail should be closed. Students will have a few
minutes before the bell rings to check e-mail. If this policy is abused,
e-mail privileges will be revoked.
Students may not print from the internet without permission. Grab
a pen and paper and take down pertinent information by hand.
Proofread documents from the screen before printing. Do not waste
printer ink for drafts.
If you accidentally print something and need to stop it, turn off the printer
and notify the teacher immediately. DO NOT modify printer settings
or try to figure it out on your own.
Do not visit unacceptable internet web sites.
Do not visit any public chat rooms.
Do not download programs or plug-ins for the computer without permission.
If, when surfing the internet, a site says that it wants you to download
something, you must say no or call the teacher to your computer.
No games can be downloaded!
Disks left in the disk drive will be collected by the teacher each hour.
Students that are irresponsible and leave their disks in the drive will
serve a lunch detention the following day.
Students may not modify any settings on the computer. This includes
printer settings, screensavers, desktop wallpaper, and desktop icons.
If you accidentally change something, notify the teacher immediately.
If your computer freezes or does something unusual, notify the teacher
Disks should be put in the correct class box each day.
Students should keep the lab clean. Scrap paper, misprinted papers,
and homework assignments should not be left on the desks or in the desks.
What If I Don't Listen To These Rules???
No warnings will be given. This paper serves as your personal
warning as to what is considered acceptable behavior in the computer lab.
Other rules may apply as well, so pay attention when computer information
is given during class. Offenses will be treated as follows:
Zero on class/homework assignment that day for my students; other users
will be sent to the office
Visit to the principal's office; after-school detention
E-mail and internet privileges revoked; after-school detention; parent
letter home describing offenses
To be decided by teacher and principal cooperatively.
NOTE: Computer stations will be checked from time to time for unauthorized
programs and modifications.