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  • Student School Year Pictures

    Student photos will be taken Tuesday, September 12th.

    Please bring your complete Student Photo Order Form with you to the photo session.



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  • MWHS Chromebook Information

    We are gearing up for another fantastic school year at MWHS.  To help prepare you for a successful year, here are some important details regarding Chromebooks and our 1:1 Initiative.  

    Westonka Chromebooks at MWHS: This handout contains all the important Chromebook Information for the upcoming school year.  Including the following:

    • Chromebooks for 17-18
    • Chromebook Chargers & Cases
    • New Loaner Process
    • Insurance Details
    • Login Information
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  • 17-18 MWHS Chromebook Opt Out Pilot

    Due to the changing needs of students and technology, starting with the 17-18 school year Mound Westonka High School will be piloting a Opt Out Program. Families who believe a personal device is a better educational option may apply to opt out of the 1:1 and bring their own device. This pilot program will be limited to 25 students as we explore the impact on MWHS.

    Opt Out Criteria
    Families who are interested in opting out must agree to and meet the following criteria:

    • Provide an educational device which can access Google Apps. Schoology and all other Westonka
      technology. This device could be a tablet, Chromebook or laptop, but CANNOT BE a phone.
    • Adhere to all district technology policies and only use device for educational purposes avoiding any
      disruptions and distraction to the learning.
    • Agree to have a functioning and fully charged device everyday. Chromebook loaners will not be
      provided to students in the opt out program during the 17-18 school year.
    • Be comfortable troubleshooting my own hardware and software issues.
    • Make arrangements with teachers and media staff in advance of testing days to secure a testing device.
    • Willing to give feedback on the program via survey, focus groups or other means.

    Students and families who are interested in being considered for the 1:1 Opt Out Program must complete the 17-18 Chromebook Opt Out Form by August 18th​. Students who are selected will be notified by August 23rd Fast Start.

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  • Westonka Chromebook Insurance Options & Insurance Form

    • Prior to receiving your chromebook, we are asking all families to complete the Chromebook Insurance Form.  Each family should bring a completed form when they pick up their Chromebook.  
    • Rates for insurance remain at $40 per student with a $100 cap per family.  The insurance fee can be paid online through Skyward Family Access or in person at fast start by cash or check (ISD#277).  
    • A tutorial on paying fees online is included here.  
    • Families who opt not to take insurance must still complete the form and will be responsible for any repairs or damage.  
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