• Ideal Graduate Picture Mission: "All students will have the academic, social, and personal skills to be career, college, and community ready."

    Vision: "Together, we inspire a passion for learning, discovery, and excellence."

     

    Parent Permission & Responsible Use Form

    • Parents/guardians must complete this form once per high school student per year.  

    Digitial Etiquette Class

    • All BPS high school students must complete a digital etiquette course EVERY YEAR regardless of using their own device or a BPS Chromebook. These are skills necessary in a 21st century learning environment. 
    • Students should log into LearnBPS​ with their username and password. Under courses, use the drop down menu to select Digital Etiquette followed by their graduation year (i.e. Digital Etiquette Class of 2020).
    • For directions on accessing and working through the modules, visit the Digital Etiquette page on each high school's library homepage.
  • Why are we going 1:1 in the high schools?

  • What is our goal for our students?

  • Is there any research to support the implementation of 1:1 technology?

  • What does 1:1 really mean?

  • What is the plan for the high schools?

  • What is a Chromebook? Why a Chromebook device and how was it chosen?

  • What size and models are the Chromebooks?

  • What are the policies and procedures for technology in Bismarck Public Schools?

  • Who owns the device?

  • When will high school students receive the Chromebooks?

  • How do I care for the device? What if the Chromebook is damaged or lost?

  • Can I buy parts on my own and do my own repairs? Or can I take it to a third party and have repairs done?

  • What is the device's projected life expectancy and/or battery life?

  • What if students don't have access at home?

  • Will students be able to take the Chromebook home? Is there filtering at home?

  • How will students be kept safe online with filtering (at school)?

  • Will loaner Chromebooks be available?

  • Can I have my student opt out of having a district owned Chromebook? Can my student bring his/her own laptop?

  • How do the Chromebooks connect to the Internet?

  • Will faculty or staff be able to access or control the webcam on the Chromebook?

  • How are we teaching students to be digital leaders?

  • How can 1:1 technology increase student learning potential?

  • How can this benefit students in my classroom?

  • What about electronic textbooks? What items will/can be electronic only?

  • What about professional development with staff?

  • What if I want to get started on professional development of my own?

  • Is there any expectation for teachers regarding how often they need to use the technology?

  • How will this affect classroom management, will we be given some way to monitor students?