The Lawrence Public Schools announces an exciting opportunity for students to extend their learning through the summer months! Middle and high school students currently in grades 6 and 7 and 9-11 will have the opportunity to take their district iPads/MacBooks home for summer use. Parents/guardians and students must sign an opt-in permission form and the Acceptable Computer Use Policy to participate. return those signed forms to your school library media center by May 22. Otherwise, students will need to return their devices and power cords in bags provided to designated check-in carts on their final day of school.
Technology Services staff will provide information, answer questions, and encourage completion of opt-in forms for Learning Forward Future Ready summer use during secondary parent/teacher conferences.
Using Your Device at Home
Anxious about your student having a device at home?
Check out the following resources:
- Parent Responsibilities
- Common Sense Media
- Internet Awesome Family Guide
- Internet Awesome Tips
- Internet Awesome Family Pledge
Don't have internet at home?
Kajeets, wireless hotspots, are available for students during the school year who do not have Internet access at home - checkout from the school library.
Note: Kajeets are only available during the school year and not over the summer.
Resources for Parents
Don't Stop Learning! Take your device home this summer.
Students who have a 1-1 device through their middle school or high school may take their device home to use over the summer. Students currently enrolled in 6th or 7th grade can take their iPads home and students currently enrolled in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade can take their MacBooks home. 8th graders must check in their iPad before summer break and seniors must check in their MacBook before graduating.