Internet Use Guidelines
Yukon schools are connected to the internet through YESNet, Yukon public school's wide area network. To ensure YESNet is fully operational and stable, students are required to follow the technology use guidelines and policies outlined below.
1. School internet access is a publicly funded resource to be used for educational purposes only.
2. General guidelines for student Internet use: K - 3 – Teacher led and supervised Gr. 4 - 7 – Teacher-supervised Gr. 8 - 12 – Teacher permission
3. Students are not permitted to use email, play games, download files (MP3, jpegs, real audio, etc.) or install applications except when the activity is supervised and related to their curricular studies.
4. Students are prohibited from using: personal e-mail or personal laptops on the school's network instant messaging (ICQ, MSN Messenger, etc.) chat rooms peer-to-peer file sharing (ie., Limewire, Acquisition) personal blogs, journals or other social network sites (ie. Facebook, Xanga, MySpace etc.)
5. Students are prohibited from using the school's internet for product and/or service advertisement or political lobbying.
6. Students are reminded to follow Canadian Copyright Guidelines when using internet resources for class projects or reports.
Server Use Guidelines
All Yukon students are provided with data storage space on their school's server.
1. Students are permitted to store only curriculum related documents on the school's server.
2. Contents of students folders must be accessible by classroom teachers.
3. The contents of student folders will be deleted at the end of each school year.
4. Students may not access or attempt to access documents or folders of other students.
5. Any content published on the school server must be suitable for all ages.
6. Cyberbullying – suspension of FC privileges for the remainder of the school year.
Students who violate any of the Technology Use Guidelines will be subject to disciplinary action determined by the school's discipline policy.