Documents/Handouts/Additional Online Resources
Welcome to Moanalua Middle School.
This memo is to provide you information regarding our 1:1 Laptop Program. The following requirements ensure the sustainability of our computers e as well as monitor the technology use on our campus. For a student to be assigned an individual MacAir laptop all of the following are required:
- Parent & Student sign the Technology Responsible Use Form (TRUF)
- Parent sign and indicate permission on the Student Publication/Audio/Video Release Form
- All 7th Grade and NEW 8th Grade parents attend a 1:1 Meeting.
- Student provides cover & sleeve for the 11” MacAir.
If you plan on attending the 8th Grade Open House on Wednesday, August 23, please come to the cafeteria at 6:00pm for the required 1:1 Meeting. The Open House where you meet your child’s classroom teachers will begin right after at 6:30pm. If you are unable to come on this date, the following dates/times are available:
Monday, August 21 – 6:30pm, Cafeteria
Tuesday, August 22 – 6:30pm, Cafeteria
Thursday, August 23 – 6:30pm, Cafeteria
Monday, August 28 – 6:00pm, Library
Tuesday, August 29 – 6:00pm, Library
If you should have any questions or concern, please feel free to contact me at 305 – 1289 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mahalo for your time.
NOTE: If you attended our mandatory parent orientation last year, you will not need to come.
Please make note of this important date in your calendars and plan on attending. If you are unable to make it on the designated date, please contact Mrs. LeeAnn LaFortune, PCNC Facilitator, at (808)305-1325 to reschedule. All the information about this 1:1 project will be provided during that meeting, as well as information on upcoming internet safety and technology training for the families of our middle school students. Please know that failure to attend will result in your child NOT receiving a laptop computer to use.
We have attached with this letter the HIDOE 1:1 Digital Device Usage Policy, Networks and Internet Services Form Acceptable User Guidelines (Attachment A), Student Internet Use Guidelines Relating to Use of School Computers (Attachment B) and Student/Parent Agreement Form. (See pdf attachment below) Please read this form thoroughly with your child so that you are both clear on the expectations for device use this school year. Please bring this completed 1:1 Digital Device Usage Policy Agreement Form to the designated parent meeting night as we will be collecting it at that time. Thank you.
There 3 mandatory requirements that must be fulfilled in order for students to be assigned a computer. Each student must submit the following 2 forms:
1. Parent/Guardian must attend the scheduled mandatory parent meeting. (See letter above for dates)
2. 1:1 Digital Device User Policy Student/Parent Agreement Form (See pdf file at bottom of this page)
- Attachment A: HIDOE Networks and Internet Services Form Acceptable User Guidelines
- Attachment B: Student Internet Use Guidelines Relating to Use of School Computers
3. Student Publication/Video Release Form (See pdf file at the bottom of this page)
This form was distributed and collected through advisory classes at the start of the school year.
ADDITIONAL ONLINE RESOURCES
ADDITIONAL INTERNET SAFETY RESOURCES:
There are many resources that are available to support Internet safety and help schools fight cyberbullying. Here are some resource suggestions that you can use for extra support:
CYBERBULLYING Online Resources:
Stopbullying.gov’s Cyberbullying Site: This site provides helpful background information on cyberbullying, strategies to prevent cyberbullying, and ways to report cyberbulling
Cyberbullying has become a serious problem across the U.S. Students, teachers, parents, and school staff need to understand what cyberbullying is, how they can help prevent it, and how to encourage students to report it. All participants in a one-to-one program should be aware cyberbullying.
The following handouts are available through the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and can be found at:
ADDITIONAL INTERNET SAFETY RESOURCES:
Hawaii Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force:
This site, created by the Attorney General’s Office, contains education and prevention resources to protect the children of Hawaii in cyberspace. Resources include:
- interactive games that teach children web safety
- Guidelines to inform parents how to keep their children safe
- Lesson plans and classroom activity ideas for teachers
Common Sense Media:
This is a comprehensive site that contains everything from ready-made resources for educators about digital citizenship to tips on essentials for rolling out a one-to-one program. Their free curriculum is differentiated by age group and topic.
This site, by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Boys & Girls Clubs of America has resources for different age groups, educators and parents covering a wide range of topics aiming to keeping kids and teens safer on the Internet.
Verizon Insiders Guide - Teaching Cyber Safety