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    Steelton-Highspire School District

    250 Reynders Avenue

    Steelton, PA  17113

    Telephone (717) 704-3801

    FAX (717) 704-3808


    Downloadable version of this SHSD Google Apps and Chromebook Guidelines.pdf

    Guidelines for Appropriate Use

    Your Google account will reside on a Steelton-Highspire School District (SHSD) Domain, which is owned by the District and is intended for educational use only.


    Your account and all content contained within the account are the property of SHSD and may be reviewed at any time. Any violation of School Board policy using Google Accounts will be addressed as outlined in the appropriate policies.


    Use of the District computer network is a privilege and not a right. At its sole discretion, the District may restrict any person’s access to the computer network. The District reserves the right to remove a user account from the network to prevent further unauthorized activity. The network user shall be responsible for damages to the equipment, systems, and software resulting from deliberate or willful acts. Illegal use of the network may be reported to the appropriate legal authorities for possible prosecution. The School District will cooperate to the extent legally required with other educational entities, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website terms, and local, state and federal officials in any investigation concerning or related to the misuse of the computer information system (CIS) systems, or other legal requests, whether criminal or civil actions.


    Vandalism to the SHSD computer network will result in cancellation of access privileges. Vandalism is defined as any malicious attempt to harm or destroy data of another user, Internet, or other networks. This includes, but is not limited to, uploading or creating computer viruses, unauthorized alteration of computer settings or files, and downloading unauthorized files.


    The School District reserves the right to record, check, receive, monitor, track, log access and otherwise inspect any or all CIS systems use and to monitor and allocate fileserver space. Users of the School District’s CIS systems who transmit or receive communications and information shall be deemed to have consented to having the content of any such communication recorded, checked, received, monitored, tracked, logged, accessed and otherwise inspected or used by the School District, and to the monitoring and allocating of fileserver space. Passwords and message delete functions do not restrict the School District’s ability or right to access such communications or information.

    Please refer to Policies 815 on the district website for more detailed information regarding internet use and rules.

Last Modified on August 23, 2017