Policies and Procedures
Computer Use and Misuse
Unless a media center form is on file with the school's Media Specialist or administration, all students have access to the Internet and other computer technology at school. Abuse of this privilege could result in the denial or Internet or other technology use.
Computers and network files are for educational purposes. They are property of the School District of Pickens County and may be searched at any time. Students may not download programs to the computer or to the network. Students should not use the computers to check personal email, participate in group chats, post or view sites that have non-educational message boards, play games, surf, change settings, or circumvent blocked sites. District policy prohibits the use of U3 flash drives in district computers.
For the first offense of any of these use violations, the student will be suspended from computer use at LHS for aperiod of not less than 30 days. Any further offenses will result in a conference with an administrator where further consequences will be determined.
Promethean boards are now a part of the classroom environment within the School District of Pickens County. Students and teachers are encouraged to utilize this interactive technology; however, students should use the boards, slates, pens, and other associated technology only under the direct supervision of their classroom teacher.