Organization fundraises for school in Guatemala

The Latin American Student Organization sold handmade jewelry from Guatemala, Mexican sweet bread and tamales April 21 with all proceeds going to the Nino’s School in Guatemala. The money raised went to buying textbooks, backpacks, clothing, school lunches and other school supplies for the students of the school as well as to help fund teacher […]

HW GO! showcases short films

Students who attended HW GO!’s Digital Storytelling trip to Guatemala created five short films, which they then screened at the Upper School. The films were shown to an audience of friends and family last month. Mia Nelson ’19, Jonah Cho, Olivia Bautista ‘19, Elly Choi ’18, Dylan Ollivier, Esther Ollivier ’18 and Angel Hoyang ’18 […]

Discovery through lenses

Olivia Bautista ’18 stands at the Starfish Impact School in Guatemala and plays a video of her grandmother talking in Spanish about how, when she was 12 and living in Mexico, she could no longer afford to attend school. Tears fill in the eyes of several Guatemalan teenage girls at the school to whom this […]

Students to travel to Guatemala

Students have the opportunity to participate in the HW GO! Digital Storytelling trip to Guatemala this summer Aug. 1-19. Participants will develop documentary filmmaking and editing skills by interviewing locals, visiting Mayan ruins and learning about Guatemalan women. Prior to departure, students will learn about Guatemala’s history and plan a media project. The chaperones will […]