Web Filter


To assure that our students are safe while using all of the technology available to them, we have taken many steps to block any web media that could potentially cause worry, harm, or offense. Here are some helpful tips on how to work with our district web filters.


If you are bringing a personal device with the intent to use it with our district network, you must download a security certificate. Downloading the security certificate will allow you to use our network without being blocked from every website you try to visit. Any searches will still be protected by our content filter.


No Secure Connection Error:

If you are getting an error saying that your connection is not private then you are likely having a certificate issue. Go to the links above, select the correct one for your situation, and download your Securly certificate. If the problem persists then please e-mail the Help Desk with a short description of the problem and the link you are trying to access.

Teacher Safelisting:

We have a new feature through our content filter (Securly) that allows teachers to temporarily unblock websites without submitting a request. This is in an effort to help streamline our approach in allowing students to access educational content. To learn more about teacher safelisting please click here.

Youtube Unblocking:

If there is a video on YouTube that is blocked but beneficial to your lesson, then you can send it to helpdesk@sycsd.org to be reviewed and approved.