Parents have the option to access their child’s Schoology courses using the personal code assigned to their child. These codes are unique to the individual student’s account and will allow you to see your child’s progress, homework due dates, class resources, and class discussions.
HSSD is a Digital Learning district. Each student and staff member is equipped with a device.
Students in grades 9-12 receive a MacBook Air.
Students in grades 3-8 receive an iPad to take home.
Students in grades K-2 have access to iPads in the classroom.
Parents contribute the following, non-refundable to the annual insurance protection plan. This cost covers warranty-related problems, accidental damage, and theft from forced entry. It does not cover lost devices. Cases for iPads and MacBooks are not covered under the insurance program. Cases are replaced for normal wear and tear and manufacture defects. Damage to cases beyond normal wear and tear will be the responsibility of families.
Grades K-8: $35
Grades 9-11: $99
Grade 12: $75
The district insurance program protects families from expensive repair costs. Replacement costs:
iPad Cord Only: $19
iPad Charging Brick: $19
iPad Case: $30
iPad Keyboard Case: $100
MacBook Cord Only $19
MacBook Charging Brick $49
MacBook Case $30
MacBook Air: $829
Students who transfer out of HSSD mid-year must return their iPads and accessories to the Technology Division at the time of departure.
Preparing students to be successful for the future requires a robust and flexible learning infrastructure capable of supporting new types of engagement and providing ubiquitous access to technology tools that allow students to create, design, and explore.
The essential components of an infrastructure capable of supporting transformational learning experiences include the following:
Connectivity: Persistent access to high-speed Internet in and out of school
Powerful learning devices: Access to mobile devices that connect learners and educators to the vast resources of the Internet and facilitate communication and collaboration
High-quality digital learning content: Digital learning content and tools that can be used to design and deliver engaging and relevant learning experiences
Responsible Use Policies (RUPs): Guidelines to safeguard students and ensure that the infrastructure is used to support learning