[SATLUG] Presentation for So. San High School

Peter Cross pjcrux at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 14:17:12 CDT 2010


depending on when it is I could assist as well. I could speak to the
commercial side of selling Linux when used in enterprise data centers.

On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd be happy to do so...maybe a few of us can go to provide some
> perspective
> on the field...mine would mainly be DoD/Secure systems
>
> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Howard Haradon <hharadon at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello,   The message below came to me today.  I am hoping that
> > someone in our group can help out with this.
> >
> > Howard
> >
> >
> > date    Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 11:17 AM
> > subject presenter at a high school
> >
> > hide details 11:17 AM (1 hour ago)
> >
> > "Hello Mr. President,
> >
> > My name is Raul Salazar and I am a teacher at South san High School
> > here in San Antonio. I teach multimedia and computer science. I had
> > been teaching at the middle school, but this is my first year in the
> > high school. So, this means that I had to teach programming. I first
> > started programming using windows, but I knew that I had to introduce
> > my students to linux.
> >
> > In our lab we have 26 Dells, and I installed Ubuntu inside windows,
> > since the district technology people get touchy when we mess with
> > their computers. I used Wubi.  So, the main reason for the this email
> > is to find out if SATLUG can put me in contact with a person that
> > might come and talk to my students and do a little presentation on
> > linux and programming careers or something similiar. My students love
> > Ubuntu, especially the games. We were even talking about doing a field
> > trip to a place where they use linux and meet with some linux
> > professionals or programmers.(maybe Rackspace or UTSA)
> >
> > If you have any information on having a presenter, I would appreciate
> > it.  Also, we are also trying to program some basic games in python in
> > linux, we are having some issues installing it and running Pygame.
> > Well, thanks for any help."
> >
> > Raul Salazar
> > South San Antonio High School
> > Multimedia and Computer Science Teacher
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Peter J. Cross
San Antonio, TX

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