1:1 Laptop Program

The district 1:1 Linux laptop learning program was unanimously approved at the April 1, 2013 school board meeting. During the 2013-2014 academic year all full-time high school students received a Linux laptop for use throughout the school day and at home. The laptop learning program expanded to grade 7 and 8 students in August 2015, and to students in grades 5 and 6 in August 2018.

Elementary Parent Frequently Asked Questions: 1to1 Elem Parent FAQ.pdf
Middle School Parent Frequently Asked Questions1to1MSParentFAQ.pdf
High School Parent Frequently Asked Questions1to1ParentFAQ.pdf

Policy Documents
815.2 District Issued Laptops – Student Use, Rights, and Responsibilities
815.2. Attachment – Best Practices for Student Laptops
815.2. Attachment – Laptop Missing Stolen Report
1:1 Student Agreement for Laptop Use

Penn Manor’s 1:1 Linux laptop learning program is for and about our students–read the guiding principles.

2012 Program Committee
A committee of faculty, administrators, and a school board liaison reviewed the viability of a 1:1 student computing program in the fall of 2012. The following staff participated:

Tony Carrodo – Penn Manor High School
Lisa May – Penn Manor High School
Emily Lyons – Penn Manor High School
MaryKay Fair – Manor Middle School
Jon Bittenbender – Manor Middle School
Jayne Leitzel – Marticville Middle School
Wayne Martin – Martic Elementary School
Jason Ayer – Hambright Elementary School
Dana Edwards – Manor Middle School Principal
Dr. Phil Gale – Penn Manor High School Principal
Peggy Anastasio – Asst. Director Special Education
Theresa Kreider – Director of Student Services
Vickie Hallock – Elementary Program Coordinator
Cheryl Shaffer – Assistant Superintendent
Johnna Friedman – School Board Liaison, Committee Co-Chair
Charlie Reisinger – IT Director, Committee Co-Chair


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