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1:1 Laptop program

1:1 Laptop Program 2018 YRs 7–12
Maroochydore State High School’s 1:1 Laptop program involves students bringing their personally owned Windows or Apple device to school each day.
Key factors to consider
 
·         Connectivity Fee  $40
·         You will need your own insurance and/or accidental damage insurance
·         Your device must meet minimum Specifications (See BYOd Charter or BYOd Pamphlet)
·         Will the device run the software necessary for all of my subjects?
·         Our computer technicians are not permitted to repair hardware or software issues on BYOd devices.  They will however provide support and advice where possible.
·         Adobe Design Web is available for free
·         Microsoft Office 365 is available for free
·         Internet is filtered while students are at school 
   
What do I need to do to be part of this exciting program?
 
·         Read the BYOd charter information booklet and BYOd Pamphlet. 
·         Purchase a device that meets the Minimum Specs – Download BYOd documents to the right to obtain minimum specs for devices
·         Complete and return the BYOd Student Participation and Connectivity request
·         Pay $40 to the school cashier
·         Student takes receipt and device to School Technician in A19 for connection assistance.
Purchasing Options
Parents are able to purchase laptops from local retailers, online retailers or computer shops. 
Parents may also like to purchase from one of our purchasing portals.  These portals contain a selection of laptops that meet the schools minimum specifications and also allow you to purchase accessories and Accidental Damage Insurance.  The accidental damage and warranty options when purchasing from the Dell and Acer portals also allow the devices to be repaired on site at Maroochydore SHS. 
Dell Purchasing Portal
Click here to access the purchasing portal

Username: maroochydore
Password: maroochydore 

Acer Purchasing Portal

Click here to access the purchasing portal
No password required

HP Purchasing Portal
Click here to access the purchasing portal
Note 5% discount applies if purchased before end of 2018.  Apply Voucher code maroochy5% at checkout
Apple Purchasing Portal
Portal coming soon however in the meantime call 133 622, and mention that you are purchasing for the Maroochydore State High School BYOD program, and that you would like to access the Family Funded Pricing
          
Documentation is available from the right of screen including a pamphlet giving extra information.
Please contact the school if you have any further queries.