Acceptable Use Policies for Internet Access
All use of the Internet and schoolwork must be in support of education and research and consistent with the purposes of St. Joseph High School. Resources are limited and should not be wasted.
Any use of the Internet and network to facilitate illegal activity is prohibited.
Use of the network for non-work related communication (e-mail, chat) is permitted only with on-site teacher permission and supervision.
Users shall not intentionally seek information on, obtain copies of, or modify files, other data, or passwords belonging to other users or misrepresent other users on the network.
Network accounts are to be used only by the authorized owner of the account for the authorized purpose.
All communications and information accessible via the network should be assumed to be private property. No trespassing in other’s folders, work or files.
Network use shall not disrupt use by others; hardware or software shall not be damaged, modified, or abused in any way.
Malicious use of the network to develop programs that harass other users or infiltrate a computer or computing system and/or damage the software components of a computer or computing system is prohibited. No hacking or introduction of a virus.
Hate mail, harassment, threatening material, discriminatory remarks, insulting or obscene language and other antisocial behaviors are prohibited.
The illegal installation or downloading of copyrighted software is prohibited.
Use of the network to access, send or display obscene or pornographic material is prohibited.
Use of the network to transmit material likely to be offensive or objectionable to the recipients is prohibited.
Use of the network for commercial purposes is prohibited.
From time to time, S.J.H.S. will make determinations on whether specific uses of the network are consistent with the acceptable use practice and Code of Ethics.
We reserve the right to log Internet and Intranet usage and to monitor fileserver space utilization by users while respecting the privacy of user accounts.
S.J.H.S. reserves the right to deny access to the Internet.
S.J.H.S. reserves the right to amend this policy at any time.
S.J.H.S. will enact appropriate disciplinary sanctions for serious violation of the above policies. Be aware that misuse of computer resources may result in criminal prosecution.