What to Buy

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With devices costing as little as $49, Williston High School is no longer offering a program to rent or buy a device through the school.  A limited number of devices will be available for daily checkout on a first come first serve basis.  If you have any questions, please contact the Williston Public School District #1 Tech Department (tech@willistonschools.org or 701-713-7490).

Purchase from your preferred vendor or online

Here are some suggested devices that will meet the hardware requirements for your student's device. This is intended as a guide only in helping you select a device, although any devices listed will meet requirements. Prices vary in each category, so you're encouraged to check them all out.




  • Microsoft Surface (must purchase keyboard cover)
  • iPad Pro (must purchase keyboard. 
  • Traditional laptops with the following minimum specs:
    • Intel Core i3 Processor
    • 4GB RAM
    • 100GB Storage
    • Windows or Mac OS

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