• Device Evaluation Information

    Device Cleaning

    MPS recommends keeping cleaning products to a minimum when caring for your device. Never spray directly onto or into any part of the laptop (spray onto a cloth or q-tip first), and never scrape/scratch stickers or their residue (no razor blades).


    -Disinfectant Wipes (screen, keys, trackpad, case)

    -Compressed Air (keyboard, ports)

    -Isopropyl Alcohol or "Goo Gone" (sticker residue)


    Device Care & Maintenance

    Students are expected to follow all the guidelines listed in this document and take any
    additional common-sense precautions to protect their assigned device.


    If the Student loses or damages the district supplied charging code, you are responsible for purchasing a new one. Click here to Purchase a Dell Charging Cord.

    General Care

    • Shut down and restart this device at least once a week.
    • Treat this device with as much care as you would your own property.
    • Do not attempt to remove or change the physical structure of the device, including
    the keys, screen cover or plastic casing.
    • Do not remove or interfere with the serial number, asset tag, or any identification
    placed on the device.
    • Do not do anything to the device that will permanently alter it in any way.
    • Backup your data. Never consider any electronic information safe when stored on
    only one device.
    • Close the lid of the device when it is not in use to save battery and protect the screen.
    • Never walk from one location to another with an open computer. This is applicable at
    school and at home.
    Keep the Device in a Safe Place
    • The device should never be left unattended.
    • You are required to keep the device in your locked, school issued locker when not in
    your possession.
    • The device should not be left on the floor where it might be stepped on, or within
    reach of small children or pets.
    • Avoid positioning the device in a manner that may block airflow to cooling vents.
    • Avoid storing the device in a car other than in a locked trunk.
    • Avoid exposing the device to extreme temperatures (32°F to 77°F) for prolonged

    Devices left unattended may be confiscated by faculty or staff as a protection against theft.
    Unattended and unlocked equipment, if stolen, including at school, will be the student’s responsibility.