Reminder: Important Information - District Issued Laptops

Reminder: Important Information - District Issued Laptops
Posted on 08/22/2019
District Issued Laptops






  Important Information On District Issued Laptops 

For Returning and New Students


FOR RETURNING STUDENTS:


The following requirements must be met for the new school year:


  • UPGRADE TO THE LATEST OPERATING SYSTEM: As part of the agreement to be able to keep the laptop over the summer, students are required to upgrade their laptops prior to the first day of school so that they will have the latest Operating System (macOS - Mojave), adjunct software and security patches. 


 


Please complete this upgrade process by September 4, 2019.  Failure to complete this process before the start of the school may impact your ability to access the school network.  


  • INSURANCE PAYMENT FOR THE 2019-20 SCHOOL YEARInsurance payment for the laptop is now being accepted through the MySchoolbucks portal.   For your protection and record keeping, we ask everyone to process the insurance payment through this portal going forward.


 

Insurance payment must be received by September 13, 2019.  


  • ACCEPTABLE USE / LAPTOP AGREEMENT:  As in previous years, the 2019-20 School Year AUP / Laptop Agreement were emailed out over the Labor Day weekend.  Both student and parent must sign their own copies.


Both copies (parent and student) must be signed by September 13, 2019.




FOR INCOMING FRESHMEN AND NEW STUDENTS:


Additional details will be provided during the upcoming Freshman Orientation.

Laptops for incoming freshmen and new students will be distributed after school starts.  The exact pickup schedule and process will be announced then. In order to receive a laptop, the following requirements MUST be met:


  • ATTEND THE 1-TO-1 FAMILY TRAININGThis mandatory training will be offered during the Freshman Orientations.  Both student and one parent must attend the training. Please note, attendance will be recorded since this is a mandatory training.  Parents that have attended the training in prior years with older siblings are exempted.


  • RHS Upperclassman Orientation: Sept 4, 2019 - 8:30 AM

  • IHHS Upperclassman Orientation: Sept 4, 2019 - 9:00 AM


  • INSURANCE PAYMENT FOR THE 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR:  Insurance payment for the laptop is now being accepted through the MySchoolbucks portal.   For your protection and record keeping, we ask everyone to process the insurance payment through this portal going forward.  Additional details will be provided during the Freshman orientation.  



Insurance payment must be received before laptop is issued. 


  • ACCEPTABLE USE / LAPTOP AGREEMENT:  As in previous years, the AUP / Laptop Agreements were emailed out over the Labor Day weekend.  Both student and parent must sign their own copies.


Both parent and student copies must be signed before laptop is issued.