"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you." — B.B. King

Introducing HP G3 - Touch Chromebooks for Grades K and 1 - 2022-2023

Hi Scholars, we are excited to announce that you'll be getting new devices. Please make sure to follow direction from your school to make sure you're getting these devices. YOU MUST bring old devices and chargers back before you can be issued a new device.

This 11.6-in Chromebook™ is light, portable, rugged, and productive – the ultimate everyday learning tool. It brings Google Classroom, G Suite for Education, and today’s most popular education apps for students and teachers, making digital education accessible, enjoyable, and manageable

Device Care / Acceptable use Policy:

2022-2023 Catalyst Charter Schools Device Agreement      

Accepting the device creates an understanding that you agree to the following conditions:      

  • I will take care of my device/charger, securing it both at home and at school. The device is assigned to me, and I will not use another scholar’s device or leave it unattended.  I will use my device for school and school related tasks only.
  • I will bring my device to school charged each day (8 Hr. charge).
  • I will not apply or remove any stickers/labels to the device. 
  • I will return the device at the end of the year.  
  • If I lose or damage a device, it is my responsibility to let the teacher know by the end of the day. 
  • After, notifying my teacher, I will take my damaged device to the main office only.  
  • If a device is lost or deliberately damaged, then a fee of $100 will be applied and an invoice will be sent to the guardian.  
  • If a charger is lost or damaged, then a fee of $30 will be applied and an invoice will be sent to the guardian.  
  • You can purchase a secondary charger from the school store/ROCKITS at any time.  


Student Responsibilities

Follow the rules

  • Follow all school and class rules for using technology
  • Act responsibly to all—both online and face-to-face
  • Collaborate in positive ways that help you learn
  • Use technology to support an inclusive school community

Stay safe

  • Only use accounts that belong to you.
  • Protect passwords—don’t share them with others
  • Don’t automatically save passwords on school devices
  • Don’t give out personal information online without your parent’s permission
  • Have permission from a parent before meeting anyone in person that you have met only online

Take care of things

  • Respect and care for both:
    • Student work (yours and your peers)
    • Devices

Take care of each other

  • Only download music, photographs, or video if you have permission from your teacher
  • Follow the owner’s instructions for use
  • If you don't know whether you can use something you found online, ask the owner for permission
  • Follow your teacher’s directions for fundraising online
  • See something that is inappropriate, threatening, or unkind? Here is what you can do:
  • Reach out to a trusted adult
  • Email RSalas@catalystschools.org (CSM) or LMiller@catalystschools.org (CCR)
Students who do not act responsibly may face the consequences

 Device Damage     

If your Catalyst Schools property is damaged or stolen please follow this process:

  • IT will review the case for negligence. If found, the corresponding fee listed below will be charged to your account.
  • A replacement pickup date will be scheduled  as soon as possible.
  • Device replacement cost ($100) 
  • Laptop Charger ($20)