Laptop Opt-In

Student Devices

During the Summer 2024

Each student in the School District of Newberry County will have the opportunity to use their school-issued device over the summer. All devices will be checked by staff before collection or distribution for summer take home. Parents who prefer their children to use their devices over the summer, must fill out the Google Form linked below by Friday, May 17, 2024:

Laptop Opt-In Form

Parents who do not wish for their child to use the school issued device over the summer do not need to take any further action, as devices will be collected in May and kept at the school over the summer. Parent should still pay any outstanding debts prior to the end of the school year.

All graduating seniors must return their devices after completion of final exams.

Students may be allowed to use their device over the summer if they have met each of the following criteria:

  • Paid $25 2023-2024 Technology fee OR Pay $25 2024-2025 Technology fee on or before May 17.

  • Have no outstanding technology-related invoices or damages - check with media specialist or bookkeeper.

  • Have read and understand the 1:1 Handbook and Acceptable Use Policy located on the district website.

  • Been responsible in their use of district technology.

It is also important to note that even during the summer months:

  • The school-issued devices are monitored by district security and filtering. Parents should set their own parameters for device use as well.

  • Internet shut off times will remain during the summer based on student enrollment at the end of the 2023-2024 school year

    • 8 p.m. for elementary students

    • 10 p.m. for middle school students

    • Midnight for high school students

    • Students who do not complete this opt to keep form and do not return their devices will have network privileges revoked until the device is returned to the school.

  • Each school will determine its own day and time for students to bring their devices in for repair or questions. Please refer to your child's school website for more information on device work order days and times.

Please refer to the FAQ document for additional information.