School owned technology such as e-readers, iPads, iPods,
chromebooks, laptops, etc... are available for student use. The use
of these technologies is a privilege; hence, students must exhibit
responsible and mature behavior. For this reason, THS requires a
parental signature before technology can be checked out to a
student. Such technology is to be used only for school purposes and
students must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy which is
located in the student handbook. Students and parents should
understand that they are financially responsible for any damage,
loss/theft, or charges incurred as a result of inappropriate use of
Students may visit the media center (Mrs. Sabrina Thompson) to
checkout equipment. All seniors may request a Nook for their senior
year. The media center provides many technologies to the students
and teachers throughout the school year to enhance
Bring Your Own Technology Device
Questions and Answers for Students
Q: How do I get permission to bring my technology device to
A: You and your parent must read, agree with, and sign the Bring
Technology Device Student Use Agreement provided to you by a
teacher. You may not
bring or use any technology device until this step is
Q: What devices may I bring to school?
A: You may bring a netbook or laptop computer to school. Mobile
devices, such as
iPads, Android Tablets, smartphones, iPods, and other devices are
Q: What kind of device should I bring?
A: This depends on the classes you have and projects assigned.
Mobile devices, for
example, are easy to carry and have access to the WiFi
applications you will be using.
Laptops and netbooks may allow you to be more productive when
movies, or other digital media. Ask your teachers to help
determine what technology will
best enable you to be successful.
Q: If I bring my smartphone to school, may I text or make phone
A: The principal of your school sets the rules for cell phone use
Generally, you may use your cell phone for personal calls,
texting, listening to music
with headphones, or other purposes before entering the building in
the morning, after
exiting the building in the afternoon.
Q: Are teachers required to allow my use of a personally owned
A: No. Teachers may decide what is appropriate for their