Laptop Orientation MacBook. Revised May 2013. Millard Public Schools Laptop Responsibility Contract & Consent.
Revised May 2013
Laptop Responsibility Contract & Consent
Your laptop is able to play and burn CDs and DVDs.
Press and hold the Media Eject key (F12) to eject CDDVDs.
Main folders on the Local computer have special icons.
Server folders are plain – without the House icon.
Are teachers liable for damage, loss, or theft of the laptop computer that is issued to them? A: Unless it is the result of gross negligence, teachers are not responsible for accidental damage, loss, or theft.
Do the laptops have “wireless cards” built into them? What does this mean? A: Yes, the laptops have wireless cards. The laptops are capable ofreceiving a wireless signal from any MPS building or any open wireless network.
Will I be able to connect to the internet from home? A: Yes, you may connect to the internet at home the same way you connect now.
Will teachers be able to access their building server space from home? A: Yes, use the following URL to access your server files from home: http://mymps.mpsomaha.org. Instructions on the log-in page.
How can files that reside on a laptop be protected if the computer is lost or stolen? A: A third-party tracking system is installed on your laptop. It cannot be enabled by the third-party until MPS reports the laptop stolen and files a police report.
Love your laptop!
Bring it to all future New Staff Orientation sessions