Heritage High School

5800 Marshall Avenue     Newport News, VA 23605     Phone: (757) 928-6100     Fax: (757) 247-9058

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Heritage High School Personalized Learning Environment (PLE)

For Students

General Care

  • Keep device in the protective case at all times.
  • Do not place heavy items on top of device, even when it's inside the case.
  • Do not eat or drink while using the device.
  • Never carry device while screen is open.
  • Insert cords, adapters, and removable storage devices gently to avoid damage to ports.

Personalization

  • Students are not allowed to personalize the device with skins, stickers, drawings, or any permanent markings.
  • Violation will result in disciplinary action.
  • An identification sticker will be placed on the bottom of the device and on the protective case.

Charging

  • Students are expected to bring fully charged Chromebooks to school every day.
  • Students may charge devices during lunch, at charging stations located throughout the building.

Cleaning Your Chromebook

  • Clean the screen with a soft, dry anti-static, or microfiber cloth.
  • Do not use window cleaner or any type of liquid on the Chromebook.
  • You can also use packaged pre-moistened eyeglass lens cleaning tissues to clean the screen.

Wireless Internet Access

  • NNPS cannot guarantee 100% network uptime, and is not responsible for lost or missing data. If you lose data connection on your device, please report it to your teacher or report the issue to technical support.
  • Wireless access is available at school.
  • During school hours, all devices will use the District network.
  • Rogue hotspots or hubs should not be used and will be turned over to administration if they are caught being used.
  • All devices can access wireless access points outside of the schools' campuses. Various local businesses and the public library can be used. Students should use public or personally owned access points and not privately owned points without the owners' permission.

Be Safe Online

  • Do not share or post personal or private information about yourself or others online. Think before you post, the Internet is forever!
  • Communicate in ways that are kind and respectful, both online and in person.
  • Tell your teacher or appropriate staff member if you find threatening, disturbing or inappropriate content while using your Chromebook.
  • You should not access and/or play games on the Internet unless specifically allowed by a teacher or appropriate staff member.

 

CLASSROOM TECH ZONES

Red Zone RED ZONE: All devices are off/silent and put away.
Don'ts:  
  • Headphones/speakers
  • Check phone
  • Charge phone
  • Send a text
  • Phone call
  • Photograph
  • Video chat
  • Live stream
  • Record
  • Post to social media
 
YELLOW ZONE: Devices on desk but closed/screen off and ready to go.
Don'ts:  
  • Headphones/speakers
  • Check phone
  • Charge phone
  • Send a text
  • Phone call
  • Photograph
  • Video chat
  • Live stream
  • Record
  • Post to social media
 
GREEN ZONE: Devices out and on.
With Teacher Permission:
  • Headphones "one in, one out"
  • Charge phone
  • Photographs
  • Audio/visual recording
  • Posting to social media

 

 

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