In 2008, the Milton, PA community raised $40,000 in order to build a five classroom school and a well to supply the children and village of Kampong Cham, Cambodia with fresh water. The school and well were completed in November of 2008, and the following month the advisor of the program, along with some administrators, […]
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MILTON — Seven years after the Milton community rallied to raise the funds needed to build a middle school in a remote part of Cambodia, the community is coming together once again to support the school. Mike Conn, a Milton Area High School social studies teacher, said students at the high school formed Team Cambodia […]
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MILTON, PA — At 2:45 on the morning of December 4th, 2008, eight students, six teachers and chaperones were climbing aboard a bus to begin an epic journey, the culmination of their yearlong quest to build a school in Cambodia. By airplane, boat and bus, their trip will take them to a tiny village called […]
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It is hard to imagine the sheer terror inflicited upon these people by Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge regime. They starved and murdered more than two million of their own people, nearly one-third of their population. They burned all schools and destroyed all textbooks as they killed all the teachers and promising young students. […]
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Mike Conn, a Milton Area High School social studies teacher, said students at the Milton high school formed Team Cambodia after he was inspired during a visit to the country in 2007. In 2008 they began a fund-raising campaign that involved all five schools in the Milton, Pennsylvania district, spearheaded by the high school and supported by […]
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