Device Care and Responsibility: The Orcutt Union School District provides instructional materials to all students. Students are responsible for the general care of their textbooks, materials and district issued technology. Devices that are broken or fail to work properly must be reported to the school media specialist for an evaluation of the equipment by our district technology support personnel. Special care must be taken to protect the device at all times. District issued technology is the property of the district. All users and their parents/guardians must familiarize themselves with the following care instructions and information.
Keep food and drinks away from the device.
Store device in a safe place off of the floor and couch to prevent sitting, stepping, or spilling on.
Store device away from heat, direct sun and cold to prevent damage.
Store device in a case when traveling to and from school.
Keep device away from pets.
Clean screen with a soft cloth or microfiber sheet using only water or screen cleaner.
Plug in your device to receive a full charge every night.
Sign out, shut down and close the device every night to allow for updates.
Responsibility to pay for damages: Any student device that stops working because of a hardware or software issue will be replaced by the district at no cost to parents. Outside of a hardware or software issue, parents are responsible to pay for loss or damages to district-issued devices, as with any other piece of district owned property, including textbooks or classroom equipment. Please reach out to your technology department at email@example.com or school media specialist with any questions regarding technology-based instructional materials.
Damaged or Lost Parts
Chromebook (All manufacturers)
1st Lost/Damaged Device
2nd Lost/Damaged Device
After the 2nd incident, each additional lost/damaged device will incur the full device cost
Stolen device: If police report is provided, fine will be waived
Cost associated with incidents of vandalism will be subject to administrative evaluation
Prices are subject to change based on manufacturer availability and pricing.
A good digital citizen is one who has the skills and knowledge to effectively use the internet and other digital technology, especially in order to participate responsibly in social and civic activities. The Board of Trustees intends that technological resources provided by the district be used in a safe, responsible and proper manner in support of the instructional program and for the advancement of student learning. All students using these resources shall receive instruction in their proper and appropriate use.
Sharing photos, posting comments, playing video games — these are just a few of the ways that kids interact online. But when sharing goes beyond friends and family, it can be risky. Read about privacy and Internet safety and watch this video to learn five Internet safety rules for kids.
As the heart of the communities we serve, the Orcutt Union School District will foster high levels of student success through multiple pathways of learning. Our highly trained, dedicated staff will offer all students a world-class education, that leads the way in innovation and creativity, and will be known for its caring, collaborative and inclusive culture.