Cyber incidents at Lucy Beckham High School interrupt classes

Cyber incidents at Lucy Beckham High School interrupt classes
The Charleston County School District compared a pair of “uninvited indivuals” who interrupted online classes at Lucy Beckham High School. (Source: Live 5/File)

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County School District reported that a pair of “uninvited individuals” interrupted online classes at Lucy Beckham High School this week.

District spokesman Andy Pruitt said he was aware of one incident on Wednesday and another on Thursday.

Pruitt released the following statement:

Unfortunately, we have discovered that a few students in our virtual classrooms are sharing their links with individuals outside the class.

Our staff members are working to stop uninvited individuals from gaining access by monitoring who enters the virtual room; students are required to use their cameras on their devices to authenticate who they are.

In the meantime, we want to make clear than anyone who is a student in CCSD is subject to the Student of Code of Conduct and the Progressive Discipline Plan when it comes to their behavior in a virtual classroom. Law enforcement could be notified as well.

We do ask parents and guardians to monitor their child’s participation in virtual classrooms if it all possible; that includes the information they are sharing with others.

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