User Agreement and Parent Permission Form

E 5139.00


As a user of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District computer network, I hereby agree to comply with the above stated rules communicating over the network in a reliable fashion while honoring all relevant laws and restrictions.

Student Signature_____________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                  

As the parent or legal guardian of the minor student above, I grant permission for my son or daughter to access network computer services such as electronic mail and the Internet.  I understand that individuals and families may be held liable for violations.  I understand that some materials on the Internet may be objectionable, but I accept responsibility for guidance of Internet use – setting and conveying standards for my daughter of son to follow when selecting, sharing or exploring information and media.

Parent Signature_____________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                    


Name of Student_____________________________________________________________________________________                                                                                    




Soc. Sec.#________________ Birth Date________________________________________________                                                          


Street Address___________________________________________________Home Phone_________________________                 




Network Services refers to the services provided on a local area network within a school, and a wide area network throughout the school district including Internet connectivity available from the desktops of computers on the network. 

These services include:

  • Access to word processing, spreadsheet, database, paint and draw multimedia presentation and other tools available on the network.
  • Access to the school library catalog system at First City Libraries.
  • Access to shared files and publications available on the wide area network.
  • Access to Internet for information gathering, communications and publishing.

Network Users refers to students, staff and others given district network services.


Users have the right to:

  • Use available technology including network services in their daily learning.

  • Examine a broad range of opinions and ideas in the educational process including the right to locate, use and exchange information and ideas using network services.

  • Communicate with other individuals including those accessible using network services.


Users have the responsibility to:

  • Use school district hardware and software competently and respectfully.
  • Learn to use the network services needed.
  • Monitor personal file space.
  • Follow all state and federal statutes regarding copyright and technology use.
  • Maintain and respect the privacy of personal account and activities.
  • Maintain and respect the privacy of the user accounts and activities of others.
  • Follow the established district guidelines for computer etiquette.
  • Report any violation to network services personnel.

Unacceptable Uses

Users may not:

  • Damage or disrupt equipment or system performance.
  • Corrupt the data of another user.
  • Waste resources such as paper, time or access for others.
  • Participate in malicious hacking such as gaining unauthorized access
  • to resources.
  • Invade the privacy of others by activities such as eavesdropping or reading someone else’s mail or files.
  • Use or publish information about an account owned by another user.
  • Use profanity, obscenity or other language which may be offensive to another user.
  • Post anonymous messages.
  • Use the network services for any illegal activity such as violation of copyright, plagiarism, or other contractual use agreements.
  • Allow obscene or disruptive materials to enter the district networks.

Adoption Date:  10/13/99