Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian School

News and Announcements

Armenian Club donates to our Sister School in Armenia

As our Chamlian community is aware, one of our school's sister schools are located in the village of Ashan in Karabagh. Our Armenian Club, through the efforts of our entire school community raised funds to support the school and remote village. When our 8th grade students visit Armenia each year they meet with the Principal of the school, as well as a group of the students to present their gift. Each year the students establish an unbreakable bond with the students from our sister school.
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1st Grade Fieldtrip to Theatre West

On May 15th, 1st graders attended an interactive musical titled, "The Princess & the Frog" at Theatre West. Students learned how to keep promises and make good choices. After the play, students visited Beeman park for lunch and a playful afternoon!
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8th Grade Special Assembly honoring Mr. Jack Hagopian

Per Chamlian’s tradition, each graduating class, or the hountsk (harvest), is named after an influential Armenian figure. This year’s graduating class honored their hountsk by the famous Armenian poet, Mr. Jack Hagopian. On Tuesday, May 9th, the 8th grade class hosted an assembly to personally meet and greet Mr. Jack Hagopian.
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8th Grade Technology Steering Committee Juniors present to 7th Grade

On Monday, May 8th, several 8th Grade students hosted Chamlian's First Technology assembly for the 7th grade class. Dr. Panossian, the school's Educational Technology Specialist, and Ms. Rebecca, the computer teacher, formed a technology club titled, Technology Steering Committee Juniors. The TSC Juniors mission is to promote high level technology use in the school and lead a digital hands-on project. This year, the TSC Juniors re-assembled a computer and documented the process through video and photo blogs posted on a website.
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SummerBridge PBL Camp

This summer, Chamlian is hosting their First Annual Summer Bridge PBL camp to incoming First through Fifth graders from August 7th-11th. Project Based Learning (PBL) is a method where students explore realistic problems, through an integrated approach to produce a solution. It reflects their knowledge about the studied topic and is inquiry or discovery based. Students become interactive learners as they investigate a topic in a student-centered environment fostering collaboration with peers, critical thinking, idea innovation development, feedback and revision, and a final public presentation.
Registration Deadline: June 2nd.
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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Officially kicking off Teacher Appreciation Week! Every day this week, faculty and staff will be treated with a special treat. We value our staff for all of their hard work and dedication. Today, the teachers were provided with breakfast by the Parent Support Group!
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Art Contest - "I Love My Neighborhood"

On Tuesday, April 25th, three Chamlian students were finalists for the "I Love My Neighborhood" art contest. Clara Khajikian (1st grade), Olivia Darakian ( 3rd grade), and Nanar Shahinian ( 4th Grade) competed against thousands of students and were recognized for their achievement by the City of Glendale.
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7th Grade trip ~ "The Promise"

On Friday, April 21, Chamlian 7th grade students, along with parent and teacher chaperones, went to watch "The Promise" on opening day. Watching the film together was an emotional and empowering experience. After the movie, Armenian teachers engaged students in a discussion regarding the events of the film and their previous knowledge from their Armenian classes. We are all so thankful to the late Mr. Kirk Kerkorian and all those who had a part in the making and release of this film. #KeepThePromise
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6th Grade Visit to Montebello Genocide Memorial

Chamlian’s 6th grade students along with hundreds of students from Armenian schools all around Southern California gathered at the Montebello Genocide Memorial to remember and demand justice for the 102nd Anniversary Commemoration of the #ArmenianGenocide. #RallyForJustice
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