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Textbooks, Library Books, Chromebooks

1. Textbooks, Library Books, Chromebooks District/School Materials Per California Ed Code, Section 48904 & 48904.3 states the parent/guardian of a pupil shall be held liable for school district property. 

2. Madrona Staff/Teachers are NOT responsible for misplaced belongings.

3. Materials  are not to be left unattended at any time.

4. Students are to report any damages to our librarian/media technician,  within 24 hours of checkout or will be charged for the damages when the item is returned. Damaged conditions include water damage, torn pages, mold, broken spines, detached covers, broken chromebook screens or buttons.

5. The "Cost of School Item" assessment will be charged if the textbook, library book or chromebook must be taken out of circulation due to its damaged condition.  This can include, but is not limited to: missing chromebook keys, scratches or damaged screens, book moldiness (no matter how small), damages to materials of any kind.

6. All borrowed and checked out school materials are due back  by the last day of school. Items returned after this date will be assessed a fee.  Debts must be cleared before receiving materials  the following year.

7. A note about textbooks:  Cover all textbooks. Brown bags work well. DO NOT tape covers directly to the books. Do NOT bend any book past a 180 degree angle, there is danger of spine damage and students will be charged the full replacement cost.

1:1 Chromebook At-Home Responsible Use Agreement

Madrona Middle School issues students a one-to-one (1:1) chromebook as a means to promote student achievement and provide equitable access to learning technology. By equipping all students with a chromebook, it provides an amazing opportunity for students to engage with learning in a meaningful, modern context that helps them prepare for life beyond K-12 education. This agreement outlines Madrona’s expectations for students and families issued a 1:1 device. In addition to this agreement, the use of school-provided technology requires students to abide by TUSD’s Acceptable Use Policy. 

Madrona expects students to use school-issued equipment responsibly.  Madrona also expects students to keep their 1:1 devices safe, secure, and in good working order. This agreement includes the following specific responsibilities and restrictions. 

Student Expectations:

  • Bring the 1:1 device to school every day: If a device is left at home, a loaner MAY be available. If not, students will be expected to complete their coursework by hand. 
  • Charge the device at home every night. Bring it to school each day with a full charge.
  • Communicate Responsibly!  All electronic communication must be conducted in a respectful and academic manner, using appropriate language, and avoiding profanity and offensive or inflammatory speech. All student emails sent and received over District systems are archived and retained per CA state public record laws. 
  • Use technology for school-related purposes only.  This device was given to the students for learning and school use.
  • Follow copyright laws and fair use guidelines.  Only download/save music, videos, or other content related to specific assignments. Do not use your device to store personal content. 
  • Make the device available for inspection by any administrator/teacher upon request. 

Chromebook/Device Expectations: 

  • Do not mark or deface any Madrona Chromebook. 
  • Do not loan the device, charger, or other accessories to anyone; do not leave the device unattended. 
  • Do not eat or drink while using the device. 
  • Do not attempt to change or bypass the internet filtering, security, network wifi settings, or any other device settings, including the installation of games or other unauthorized software. 
  • Do not attempt to access systems beyond your authorized access. This includes sharing your account password for any system with others, or using another person’s account and/or password. 
  • Do not attempt to locate, view, share, or store materials that are unacceptable in an academic setting. This includes, but is not limited to, pornographic, obscene, graphically violent, or vulgar images, sounds, music, language, video, or other materials. 

Parental/Guardian Monitoring Responsibility:

Parents/guardians assume all responsibility for monitoring their student’s activity on District-issued devices and accounts during non-school hours and on all non-student attendance days. Users are responsible for the appropriate use of the device and all accounts, applications, and services. Parents/guardians will be responsible for the following associated cost for damage, loss or theft.

* Chargers $25
* Camera repair $80
* Screen Replacement $90
* Key replacement $10/ea     
* Lost Device - Replacement cost
* Theft (with police report) No Charge

If the lost/stolen device is later recovered in working condition, the fee will be refunded. If  student leaves TUSD, but does not return the device, they are responsible for the full replacement cost, and standard rules for the restriction of records and transcripts would apply. Law enforcement may be involved for the purposes of recovering District property.

Parents/Guardians will receive a Signature Form for the 1:1 at home Responsible Use Agreement when the devices are checked out indicating the families agree to abide by the conditions listed and assume responsibility for the appropriate and safe use and care of TUSD District-issued technology. 

Failure to comply with the terms of this agreement, access to 1:1 technology, the internet, and other digital content or services may be limited or removed. Students may also be subject to disciplinary action as outlined in this handbook.


Media Center

310-533-4562 Ext 8774, 8775

Media Lab Guidelines

Students are not allowed to change any settings at all. Rotating the desktops, changing backgrounds, changing the languages of keyboard, downloads, etc., will result in loss of media lab priveleges.

Students may print with their teacher's approval - send it once, wait for the job.

Students may bring assignment-related documents in on their flash drives for printing, before school and/or recess.

Deleting or otherwise altering another student's work will be considered vandalism.