STATE OF HAWAII
Department of Education
KAHUKU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
56-170 Pualalea Street
Kahuku, Hawaii, 96731


Kahuku Elementary Mission Statement

The students, teachers, administration, staff, parents and community of Kahuku Elementary School believe that each person in our school environment is capable of learning and has self-worth. To this, we are committed to provide opportunities that will foster learning and achievement, thus increasing each person's self-worth.


Kahuku Elementary Technology Mission Statement

We believe that the use of technology at Kahuku Elementary will enhance the learning environment and educational experience of all students. To this, we are committed to providing all students with the skill to access, retrieve and use information in the school, community, nation and international environment.

Purpose

The internet is a dynamic, global electronic network which is accessed by Kahuku Elementary via Oceanic Cable. Electronic mail is accessed via Makani, a Internet server provided by the Department of Education for students and Educators. Its purpose is to provide access to appropriate national and international resources, and to prepare students for a technology rich society. Access is a privilege-not a right. Access entails responsibility. Parent permission is required.


Acceptable Use Policy

*Any student or DOE affiliate may apply for access privileges
*Individual accounts may only be used by the authorized owner except in the case of class accounts
*users will respect others privacy. Users shall not intentionally seek information on, obtain copies or, or modify files, other data, or passwords that do not belong to them.
*Users will respect the legal protection provided by copyright laws and licensing agreements pertaining to material entered into and obtained via the system.
*Users will be responsible for all communications in their Email account and take responsibility for their behavior on the internet.
*Users will use netiquette and refrain from hate mail, harassment, flaming (written verbal attacks), obscene language, or other anti social behaviors.
*Users will not use the network to access pornographic material. or inappropriate test files.
*Users will not use the network for commercial or for-profit purposes, including personal and private business, product advertising or political lobbying.
*The Department of Education and Kahuku Elementary retain the right to review and edit any material students produce.


Disciplinary Action for Violation of Acceptable Use Policy

Students users need to be aware that the Internet and Makani Email usage is a privilege earned by students for the development of assignments as part of classroom lessons. Disruptive abuses and inappropriate usage will result in consequences ranging from removal of student access to disciplinary action in accordance with HRS. Chapter 19.

Kahuku Elementary
Student Internet and Electronic Mail
Access Permission Form


We are pleased to offer students of Kahuku Elementary access to the Department of Education computer network for electronic mail and the Internet. The Department of Education (DOE) Internet services are designed for DOE K-12 students and educators. They can be accesses via a computer and a modem at school or home and provide access to the Internet, a worldwide telecommunication network. Internet provides a large amount of valuable information available from computers at colleges, universities, and government agencies.

The DOE Internet services are designed to guide its users in navigating through the vast resources and also to minimize the possibility of students accessing materials that are inappropriate for minors. There is no charge to the students for using this system.

Please read the Kahuku Elementary Internet/Electronic Mail Access policy and complete this form if you agree to allow your child to access the Department of Education Internet services.

Name:__________________________________Grade__________Teacher___________________

Home Address___________________________________________________________________

Mailing Address (If different from above)________________________________________________

Phone Number______________________________________Birth Date_____________________

I understand that I will be held accountable for all activities including, but not limited to, the content of materials sent by mail, news, or any other means using my account privileges. I agree to abide by the Department of Education policy and guidelines, Kahuku Elementary acceptable use policy and that my use of this system will be for educational purposes only. I agree not to hold the Department of Education, the University of Hawaii, Budget and Finance Information and Communication Services Division or Maui High Performance Computing Center nor any of its employees nor and of the institutions or networks providing access to the internet responsible for the performance of the system or the content of any accessed through it.

Student Signature_______________________________________Date______________________

As the parent or legal guardian of____________________________, I grant permission for my child to access the Department of Education Internet services. I understand that my child will be held accountable for all activities including, but not limited to, the content of materials sent by mail, news or any other means while using his/her account privileges. He/She will agree to abide by the Department of Education policy and guidelines, Kahuku Elementary acceptable use policy and that his/her use of this system will be for educational purposes only. I agree not to hold the Department of Education, the University of Hawaii, Budget and Finance Information and Communication Services Division or Maui High Performance Computing Center nor any of its employees nor and of the institutions or networks providing access to the internet responsible for the performance of the system or the content of any accessed through it.

Parent Signature________________________________________Date______________________

Media Release

As Kahuku Elementary utilizes the Internet and video technology to support education, there my be opportunities for publication and distribution (Example: Internet Web page,May Day Video). Should your work be chosen, your signature below acknowledges permission for such work to be published or dispersed over the Internet or video technology.

I_____________________, hereby give permission for my work, which may or may not accompanied with my name and /or photograph to be displayed electronically or on video by Kahuku Elementary. I release the State of Hawaiiís Department of Education from any liability resulting form or connected with the publication of such work.

Student Signature_______________________________________Date______________________

I give permission for my childís work, which may or may not be accompanied with his/her name and/or photograph to be displayed electronically or on video by Kahuku Elementary. I release the State of Hawaiiís Department of Education from any liability resulting form or connected with the publication of such work.

Parent Signature________________________________________Date______________________

I have reviewed all the Internet release forms with this student and feel this student will adhere to the policies as stated.

Teacher Signature________________________________________Date_____________________