This week Lackland's 3rd through 5th grade classes had a “Book Tasting” in the library. Students “tasted” books that were not what they usually checked out. The students were excited to discover new books to read.
The competition puts teams of high school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In the rounds of competition, teams are given a set of virtual images that represent operating systems and are tasked with finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities and hardening the system while maintaining critical services in a six-hour period. The operating systems that they might tackle include Windows 7, 8, 10, Windows Server, or Linux Ubuntu 14.
This is the tenth year of CyberPatriot. The high school division has over 4500 teams registered in ‘open’ and ‘service’ categories. There are also over 1100 teams registered in the middle school category.
The Stacey teams would like to thank mentors MSgt David Sorensen and A1C Ray Hamelin for sharing their time and knowledge about cybersecurity.
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The child development class has volunteered another year to distribute gifts for the Salvation Army angel tree. This organization brings Christmas cheer to over 7000 children in the San Antonio area. Gifts are provided by local citizens, helping those we have applied for Christmas assistance. Stacey students enjoyed working behind the scene to bring a smile to a child’s face Christmas morning.
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