Technology at SJ
1:1 iPad Environment at SJ
- Supports a variety of teaching and learning styles
- Encourages student centered learning
- Enhances our commitment to the 21st century skills initiative
- Fosters inquiry based learning
- Develops critical thinking skills
- Emphasizes global awareness
- Accesses real world, real time knowledge
The iPad creates an information-rich learning environment wherein individual achievement and collaborative projects become the standard.
Each student is required to have their iPad at school every day, fully charged.
Please click here for detailed information on how to create an iTunes account.
All students are responsible for having an iPad. Families must purchase their own device.
The recommended iPad is 32GB WiFi. Any model is acceptable.
Students should NOT have 4G capability in school. Note: If a student's iPad, smart phone, or any computing device has 4G capability, SJHS cannot filter online activity on campus.
You can purchase your iPad from any Apple reseller (e.g., Amazon; Best Buy), or a local Apple Store, or the online Apple Store.
Yes, there will be an online form on our website in the near future so that parents can order the iPad from St Joseph High School. It is the student's responsibility upon receipt of the iPad to care and maintain the device. St Joseph High School is not responsible for the care, replacement and/or repair of the iPad under any circumstances.
Yes, there will be an online form on our website in the near future so that parents can order the iPad from St Joseph High School. It is the student’s responsibility upon receipt of the iPad to care and maintain the iPad. St Joseph High School is not responsible for the care, replacement and/or repair of the iPad under any circumstances.
We strongly suggest the purchase of a good case to protect the iPad from accidental damage and the AppleCare program.
The iPad is the property of the student/ family. St Joseph High School is not responsible for stolen, lost or broken iPads. Parents may want to purchase insurance or AppleCare to cover accidental damage. Students should label the back of their iPads with their contact information.
Teachers will determine the educational apps that will be utilized in their classrooms. Teachers may require particular apps for specific academic disciplines. New educational apps are being developed constantly. Remaining current in the field is a major advantage of tech-enhanced learning.
St Joseph High School employs several safeguards to ensure the student’s safety while on the school’s network. However, the school is not responsible for a student’s use and abuse of the Internet.
Yes, there is an Acceptable Use Policy on page 40 in the Student Handbook. Students and parents are required to read, sign and return the Parent/Student Handbook Contract on the last page of the handbook at the start of the school year.
Participation in the iPad program is required of every student who attends St Joseph High School.
Enroll your iPad to connect to SJHS Student Wi-Fi.
Please click on the following link to see a list of application to be downloaded on your iPad. iPad Apps to be Downloaded