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.

"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

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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