Animal Guide

For this past months, we’ve been out to different tropical places around Cambodia. The purpose of doing so is to gather information about species of animals. But the primary goal of this exploration is to publish a book about different species of Cambodia animals. There also alternative ways of gathering information, such as online resources, experts, and printed resources. It took us about 6 months to publish the book. The paintings inside were originally painted by the Liger Leadership Academy students. Below is the cover of our book called, The Illustrated Guide to Wildlife of Cambodia

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Physics Behind Bottle Flipping

Besides learning new concepts, in Physics we did a research about, Physics Behind Everyday Lives. To explain my curiosity, I did a research about physics behind bottle flipping. Even though it is a simple topic but there a lot of unexplained things that I’ve never known before. Here is my presentation.

Alternative Book Ending

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This is an alternative ending to a book called, ” The Crossover.” In fact, it is also one of the books that I enjoy reading.  Below you will find the alternative ending to the book I wrote.


Along the way to the basketball game inside the car, everyone was quiet as a statue. Finally, Josh and JB arrived the court to play their last game of the season. While Josh and JB were late to their basketball game, Mr. and Mrs. Bell were heading to the bleachers. Josh and JB went straight to the bench and got ready to join the warm-up with their teammates. Coach yelled from five seats away, “You two are late again! Get ready to warm up!” Josh replied, “Yes coach!” Since the incident happened between JB and Josh, JB hadn’t spoken a word to Josh even though his mom tries to persuade JB that it was just an incident, but JB isn’t the amenable person. Training was over, everyone gathered up in front of the coach, and as coach delivering speeches to everyone, Josh always looks at JB, and his eyes were spelling the word, “sorry” but JB didn’t even give a glance back at Josh.

Everyone was ready for the game, except Josh and JB because they still got their head in their dad’s situation. Before the game started, Josh looked at the bleachers for his parents and unfortunately, he couldn’t locate them anywhere around the bleachers. Josh kept looking at each of the exits, and he caught his parents going through one of the doorways. “Josh! Put your head in the game!” Coach yelled. The team was going to the court, but coach stopped Josh and gave him a private speech, “Josh, put your head in the game man, we’re going to lose if you and your twin are not communicating.” Josh nodded with a worried look. Josh joined the team and gathered everyone including his brother.

Game started.
The clock is TICKING!
A FaKe left and past RighT to JB
JB turn
Jump ‘n
The basket goes SWOOSH!!!!
This is not an easy game.

The clock buzzed, the third quarter was done, they’re down to 46 and 38, coach gathered everyone. Josh was still thinking about his parent. Surprisingly, JB came in and asked Josh, “What’s going to happen to dad?” Josh worriedly reply, “Not sure bro, let’s hope our dad is okay.” The ref whistled, and everyone backed in the court,

JB, chest passed to Josh
Josh, behind the back and crossed right, opponent’s ankles broke
And up head passed to Vondie
Vondie passed to JB for THREE!
The clock is ticking for the last 25 seconds this final season game. The crowd was roaring, the ball was bouncing, and the players were screaming, JB was thinking, Josh was staring at JB. Two opponents were coming up to Josh. He bounced passed to JB.
The score is 77 to 75
JB quick pass to Vondie closed down by two defends, Behind-the-back-pass to Josh, 15 seconds to the buzzer
Josh Triple TREAT
GO left
Behind the BACK
BETWEEN the legs
A blind pass to JB in the open space.
JB got the court to himself, 5 seconds left.
JB rises straight, aiming for the trajectory to the basket
The crowd was silent as a big empty building
Nothing but net!
JB the buzzer beater!
The game ended, 77 to 78, the Wild Cat won!
After the game, Josh and JB rushed through the exit and ran to the hospital for a 100m nearby the school, and quickly asking people for the emergency room and dashed through the door to the emergency room. There they found their mom waiting outside the room.

With the twins praying for their dad and holding their mom’s hands from both sides. After 10 minutes, a doctor came out with a small smile on her face. “His condition is better right now, but further treatment is needed.”

A month later, Mr. Chuck Bell recovered, and even though he now has no problem with patella tendonitis, he chooses to be a basketball coach for the Wildcat and a coaching consultant. As always, after school, before dinner, the boys and Mr. Bell would go to the park and practice basketball.

PSAT 2017

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To prepare for the SAT, our facilitators decided that we all should take the PSAT from Khan Academy. This event happened on the 14th of October. Many students weren’t prepared for this, but this is just to give us the feeling of what it’s like to take a four-hour test of which we’ve never experienced before. Being apart of this event really helped me map out what I should be studying to achieve my goals.

About Me


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Hello there! Niron Chhlom is my name that was given by my parents. Currently, I’m living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. But I was raised in a peaceful province, Banteay Meanchey, Cambodia. Drawing has always been in my heart ever since I was a child. Family to me is, the diamond that locked in my chest and the only key for it is happiness.


White paper and a pencil are what I enjoy using.  I would draw when there is free time even though I knew that my drawing isn’t good. As time gone on, I felt like I’ve formed quite a relationship with my pencil and a sheet of paper. Most people tell themselves that, drawing is just a piece of art. To me, it is an alternative way of expressing what you feel and what you see.


After Liger Learning Academy discovered me as a student, I started to enroll in drawing more and more. Afterward, I began to think about turning my drawing into action and that’s where I joined the Animation Exploration. It got me thinking that I don’t just stop here I must bring what I got to the next level. Through inspiration and motivation by my friends and family, my drawing knowledge and skills kept increasing through day by day.


Ever since I was a child, I’ve always been an anxious person and there is a wall the divided me from the public. Coming of age got me thinking more about who I am and open my eyes bigger to not be shy from the public.

Modern Day Physics

Space, stars, galaxies, black-holes and more; these are just a few of the topics in which we try to understand by ready articles. In the second we of our Expertise, we read an article about, “Neutro-Star Collision.” In physics class, we learned about Kinematic, 2D Motion, Inclined Plane and more, but in this class, I can get a chance to illuminate my curiosity.  Below you can find the article we read….

Physics 2017 – 2018

This year in physics, we mainly focus on, “Motion.” Inclined Plane with Friction is one of the topics that seems struggle to everyone.  With the help of our facilitator, we can comprehend it. There are also micro lessons that we need to learn in order to understand the macro in this case which is,  “Inclined Plane with Friction.”

Khmer Research – បុណ្យភ្ជំុបិណ្ឌ

In Khmer class this year, we mainly focus on researching. On the first week or our essential, we got into groups of five to do some research on Phcum Ben, which is one of our holidays. In this case, we have to research then present to the class. The information on this project, our group research based on this question:

What is Phcum Ben?

When is it happening?

Why we need to have this event?

What is the history of Phcum Ben?

What do people do on Phcum ben?

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Change Cambodia 2016 – 2017


Have you ever wondered why you were born in your country? Is it your destiny to change your country? If that is the case, I believed that I can change my country, Cambodia. Growing up, we pictured our-self as who we are in the future, a doctor, a teacher, an engineer or even a millionaire. However, we were just kids who kept dreaming big. Unfortunately, we’re older, we have more decisions to make and to bring the dream of changes to reality. But, is it possible to change your country? Mike Jaffe once said, “ Small steps lead to big changes.” This is so true. If you can’t change your country now don’t be upset because if you plant an apple tree today it won’t give you apples tomorrow. So, the best way to start it is to plant it first and water it along the way, Give your full effort to make your dream become reality. In this year of 2016 – 2017, I’ve seen myself bringing changes to the country with Liger as the ladder to support my steps.


During my life, as a citizen of Cambodia, I can see some points that I wanted to implement my ideas into. Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

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