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Use of Computers and the Network

Upon entering Silver Spring International Middle School, every student is given a computer account that allows the student to log onto and use our computers. Montgomery County and Silver Spring International Middle School policies determine acceptable computer usage.

Students Should...

  • Use computers for educational purposes only
  • Use computers gently, carefully, and appropriately
  • Keep all parts of the computer (monitor, hard drive mouse, etc), connected and intact
  • Work only on the task that the teacher has assigned
  • Sign in only with their own account/login
  • Keep ID and password confidential
  • Report any computer problems to the teacher
  • Ask permission to print or switch computers
  • Visit only appropriate/approved websites
  • Log off before leaving a computer
  • Follow all established classroom rules as determined by individual teachers