Computer and Internet Acceptable Use Policies

The Morris Nirenberg Religious School’s information technology resources, including computer use and Internet access, are provided for educational purposes. Adherence to the following policy is necessary for continued access to the school’s technological resources:

Students will

  1. Respect and protect the privacy of others.
    • Use only assigned accounts.
    • Not view, use, or copy passwords, data, or networks to which you are not authorized.
    • Not distribute private information about others or yourself.
  2. Respect and protect the integrity, availability, and security of all electronic resources.
    • Observe all network security practices, as posted.
    • Report security risks or violations to a teacher or Education Director.
    • Not destroy or damage the computer, cables, data, networks, or other resources used.
    • Conserve, protect, and share these resources with other students and Internet users.
    • No Electronic equipment may leave the Temple building without special authorization for Education Director.
  3. Respect and protect the intellectual property of others.
    • Not infringe copyrights (no making illegal copies of music, games, or movies!) and not plagiarize.
  4. Respect and practice the principles of community.
    • Communicate only in ways that are kind and respectful.
    • Report threatening or discomforting materials to a teacher.
    • Not intentionally access, transmit, copy, or create material that is inappropriate and/or illegal.
    • Not send spam, chain letters, or other mass unsolicited mailings.
    • Not buy, sell, advertise, or otherwise conduct business, unless approved as a school project.

Students may, if in accord with the policy above:

  • Design and post web pages, videos and other material from school resources.
  • Use direct communications such as Skype, online chat, or instant messaging ONLY with a teacher’s permission.
  • Install or download software, according to laws and licenses, and under the supervision of the education director.
  • Use the resources for educational purpose.

Violations of these rules may result in disciplinary action, including the loss of a student’s privileges to use the school’s information technology resources.

Supervision and Monitoring. Director of Education and teachers monitor the use of information technology resources to help
ensure that uses are secure and in conformity with this policy. Administrators reserve the right to examine, use, and disclose any
data found on the school’s information networks in order to further the health, safety, disc