HTHS Peer Leaders Black History Month Videos

In honor of Black History Month, the HTHS Peer Leaders have created videos featuring distinguished African-Americans. Each person featured has a direct connection to the career fields explored through our various academies and majors.

Black History Month HTHS Collaboration - "History as Process" -"Acknowledgement"

This video is a collaboration between Dance, Music, and English departments at High Tech High School, featuring students performing "History as Process" by Amiri Baraka, over John Coltrane's "Acknowledgment", with original dance work.

Music:
"Acknowledgement" by John Coltrane

Poetry Selection by:
"History as Process"
by Amiri Baraka
Performed by: Jaleesha Gutierrez

Original Dance Choreographed and Performed by:
Gabrielle Guadalupe

Additional Camera Work by:
Molly Dowling, Dana Rosen

Musicians:
Bass - Willie Montanez
Drums - Azalea Kollath
Piano - Ben Rosales
Tenor Sax - Kalsey Colotl

Video Editing - Rod Shepard

Music recorded and produced by Rod Shepard

HCST Celebrates Black History and CTE Month: Saluting HTHS Supervisor Gregory Simon

For the second installment of HCST’s Black History Month celebration, and the first acknowledgement of February as Career & Technical Education (CTE) month, we recognize the work of Gregory Simon, Supervisor of the Academy for Design & Fabrication (D|Fab) at High Tech High School. The eldest son of renowned African-American sculptor Henry Simon, and...

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