10th Grade Chromebook Handbook
Franklin County School System
One to One Chromebook Initiative
2015-2016 10th Grade
Statement of the Franklin County School
The Mission of the Franklin County School System is to provide
students the opportunity to achieve their potential in an
environment conducive to optimal learning.
County School Board Goal for Technology:
Goal: Integrate relevant technology into instruction and
management to increase student and teacher learning, enhance
efficiency and prepare both students and teachers for the
Objective: To convert from textbooks to provide optimal
learning experiences for the students in the district.
Guidelines for 10th
10th grade students who attended Franklin County School during
the previous school year of 2014-2015 were assigned a Chromebook
for school use. These students and parents were made aware of
the policies and procedures for the loan of said Chromebook for
school use. Students entering the 10th grade for this school
year will receive the same Chromebook that was assigned to them the
previous school year when the contract documents are signed and
returned. Students and parents can read a complete copy of
the Chromebook handbook on the Franklin County Schools
website. The following pages in this packet contain a
reminder checklist as well as a parent/student contract. The
parent/student contract must be filled out, signed by both the
parent and student and returned to the Franklin County School where
the student is enrolled.
10th Grade Chromebook Checklist
1. Chromebooks are the property of
Franklin County Schools and are to be
used for school related work.
2. Chromebooks are loaned to each
student upon the completion of attached
contract being signed and returned.
3. Students are to comply with
all rules, policies and expectations at all time to
retain eligibility to borrow a Chromebook for school use and
4. The loaned Chromebook is
subject to monitoring of use and the search of
contents at any time, thus there can be no expectation of
5. As stated in the FCS Board
Policies, compliance with the Acceptable Use
Policy (AUP) is required of all students.
Students/parents/guardian assume full responsibility for the
use and care of the borrowed chromebook.
7. Lost and/or stolen
Chromebooks must be reported to the proper authorities
within 24 hours. Failure to follow this guideline will result
in the student's
being financially responsible for replacing the borrowed
8. A user's right to use
and possess the borrowed Chromebook terminates no
later than the last day of stated school year unless terminated
earlier by FCS
for non compliance of rules or withdrawal from actively attending
grade at a Franklin County School.
9. Students are required to
take the Chromebook to each class each day with a
fully charged battery. It is the student's responsibility to
Chromebook each night. Failure to charge the Chromebook will
result in the
student being unable to participate fully in the education
opportunity of the
and may have to stay after school to make up required class
10. Users must respect the intellectual
property rights of others by crediting
sources and following all copyright laws.
11. Students are to treat this
equipment with as much care as if you had purchased
with your own money.
12. The Chromebook is borrowed and must
not be changed in any way including
the outside case appearance as well as the operating systems.
13. If a student is on an athletic team
or involved in a club, the student must
contact the coach or the sponsor for the proper place to store the
while practicing or attending club activities,
14. No one but the assigned student
should be allowed to use the Chromebook.
Chromebook is on loan to a specific student for school work
Chromebook must remain in the possession of the assigned student at
15. Identifying tags must remain
undisturbed on the Chromebook. FCS schools
will keep records and inventory all Chromebooks and accessories
Each student is responsible for the specific items loaned to him or
Chromebook Care and
The Chromebook is a computer and must be handled with care.
There are things you can do to make the Chromebook last longer and
offer you a trouble-free and rewarding learning experience.
One of the best features of the Chromebook is the fact that it
is portable. It enables you to take your homework and information
wherever you go. When transporting the Chromebook, there are a few
simple things you can do to protect it.
- Do not throw the Chromebook.
- Keep the Chromebook in its protective case at all times.
- Keep the Chromebook dry, and protect it from rain and snow and
- Do not eat or drink near the Chromebook .
- Close the lid of the Chromebook before carrying it from one
location to another. This
ensures all mechanical and moving parts are not damaged during
- Close the Chromebook carefully-from the center of the
screen---do not slam it shut.
- Do not use the Chromebook as a folder to store papers.
- Do not insert things, especially metal objects, into the
openings of the Chromebook.
- At the end of each day the Chromebook must be plugged in so
that the battery is fully
charged for the next day.
- Wipe surfaces lightly with a clean, soft cloth.
- To keep the screen clean, do not touch the screen with your
- Power Cable should be lined up straight with the connector when
inserting and removing.
- Be careful not to jerk / pull / twist your Chromebook around
when the cables are attached.
- Your Chromebook is a wireless only device.
- A wireless network is required to use the device
- There are free wireless "Hot Spots" in Franklin County
including the public library.
Your student has been issued a Chromebook computer to
improve and personalize e-learning opportunities for her/his
education. It is required that these responsibilities are
followed to ensure the safe, efficient, and ethical operation of
this device. I refers to parent.
● I will
supervise my student's use of the Chrome book at home.
● I will supervise my
student's use of the Internet.
● I will report to the
school any problems with the Chromebook and will not attempt to
repair the Chromebook.
● I will make sure that my
student charges the Chromebook battery nightly.
● I will make sure my
student brings the Chromebook to school every day.
● I understand that if my
student comes to school without the Chromebook, I may be called to
bring it to school.
● I agree to make sure that
the Chromebook is returned to the school when requested and upon my
student's withdrawal from the District.
● I am financially
responsible for any physical damage to the Chromebook.
Your Chromebook is an important e-learning tool and is for
educational purposes only. In order to take your Chromebook
home each day, you are required to accept the following
I refers to student.
● When using the Chromebook
at home, at school, and anywhere else, I will follow the policies
of the District and abide by all local, state, and federal
● I will treat the
Chromebook with care.
● The Chromebook is my
responsibility and will stay in my possession at all times.
● I will not modify software
on the Chromebook.
● I will not release
personal information to strangers when using the Chrome book.
● I will bring the
Chromebook to school every day.
● I will keep all accounts
and passwords assigned to me secure and will not share these with
any other students.
● I will recharge the
Chromebook battery each night.
● I will return the
Chromebook when requested and upon my withdrawal from the
● I will leave the
Chromebook in a protective case.
● I am financially
responsible for any physical damage to the Chromebook.
FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOLS
_________________________________ Date of Birth:
Parent or Guardian Name:
Home Phone #: __________________ Work#:
________________ Cell#: __________________
Franklin County School Property Tag#:
Serial Number of the Chromebook
Upon our signing of this agreement, the student
acknowledges receipt and possession of a working Chromebook
computer, case, flash drive, and power cord. We have
read and understand the Franklin County Schools One to One
Chromebook E-Learning Policy. This policy is incorporated by
reference into this agreement. We promise to abide by this
policy and understand that receipt of a Franklin County Schools
Chromebook is a privilege that may be forfeited by noncompliance
with the policy. We understand that we will be responsible
for any costs or damage to or replacement of the Chromebook issued,
and that if we fail to return the Chromebook, legal action may be
Parent or Guardian Signature
This form must be completed
before a DEVICE will be provided to your