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1:1 Student device program

Mineral Wells ISD is excited to expand a 1:1 Chromebook initiative this coming school year where students in Junior High and High School will be assigned a Chromebook laptop to use at school and at home.  The purpose of this educational initiative is to provide access to resources and tools to meet the needs of 21st century students, engage students, and provide the opportunity to do work that was previously not possible without greater access to a computing device.


This program began in January 2018 with 8th graders.

The roll-out is expanding for the 2018-19 school year to include all students grades 7th - 12th.


Before receiving a Chromebook, parents and students must sign the MWISD device agreement form and submit the device fee payment.  The device agreement form will be automatically included in the online registration forms.

 

link for Parent-Student Device Agreement Form

 

 The device fee is $25.00 per year. The device fee covers accidental damage, lost or stolen devices, and if the device is functioning properly. Please access the link above for more specifications on the coverage. Payment can be made in person at your child's campus at the time of pick-up.

 

Please be looking for more information from your school as we get closer to the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. Our plan is to distribute Chromebooks shortly before school starts.

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail mwisdtech@mwisd.net

 

Internet access for students:

Are you a business or individual interested in helping to sponsor internet hot spots for check out from the school library?  See this flyer for information about how MWISD plans to help students without internet access at home to be able to check out internet hot spots for a few days at a time from the school library.