Vahan & Anoush Chamlian Armenian School

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St. Vartanants Day

Շամլեան Ազգային Վարժարանի 4-րդ կարգի աշակերտները Չորեքշաբթի ՝ Փետրուար 22ին,տօնեցին Սուրբ Վարդանանց տօնը:
Ձեռնարկին ներկայ էին աշակերտների մեծ հայրերը և մեծ մայրերը:
Աշակերտները Վարդանանց տօնի կապակցութեամբ ներկայացրին պատմական իրական պատկերներ:
Chamlian Armenian School’s fourth grade students celebrated St. Vartanants Day with a special performance organized by the Armenian Department, for their grandparents on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Students marked the day through various performances, which included poetry recitations, Armenian folk songs, and short plays. The 4th grade classes was packed with beaming grandparents as they happily watched their grandchildren perform.
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8th Grade Trip to UCLA

On Tuesday, February 21, 8th grade students visited UCLA. While on campus, students met with Armenian Students' Association (ASA) External Vice-President, Mesrop Egiazaryan, as well as Chamlian alumni, Jacqueline Postajian and Varant Anmahouni.
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Spelling Bee Competition 2017

In an effort to spark students’ interest in spelling, Chamlian conducts an annual Spelling Bee competition open to students in grades 4 through 6. To begin, each classroom conducts an internal Spelling Bee, after which each teacher submits the names of three finalists to compete in the school wide competition.We are proud of our 35 finalists and the first place winner, Maria Miwalian, who will go on to compete in the LA County Spelling Bee on March 29, 2017.
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5th Grade Junior Fire Department Visit

The Glendale Fire Department has been proudly sponsoring the Junior Fire Program for 5th grade students in the city of Glendale. On February 8, 2017 Chamlian’s 5th grade students received a highly anticipated visit from retired Fire-fighter and Education Specialist at the Glendale Police and Fire Academy, Mr. John Wray, who presented the program to our students. Students learned about the fire triangle, emergency preparedness, fire safety rules, and a lot more.
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Library Groundbreaking Event

On December 15, 2016, Chamlian took another step forward to enhance its facilities with the ground breaking and official kick off of the construction phase of the Anita Torosian Literacy and Resource Center project. The entire Chamlian family gathered together and literally broke ground to mark the beginning of a new project to transform its current library to a state of the art literacy and technology center. Information was shared regarding the process for planning and designing the space, as well as the direction, vision and mission for embarking on this grand project.
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Honor Roll Award Ceremony 2017

6th-8th grade students received their 1st Semester Principal's Honor Roll Certificates! We are so proud of each and every one of you! A special thank you to our Keynote Speaker, Antreas Hindoyan (proud member of Chamlian Class of '93), for delivering an inspiring speech.
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8th Grade Fieldtrip to Shakespearience!

Shakespearience! is a theatre arts experience, where students find a safe, nurturing, creative environment. A place that offers and fosters expansive thinking and boundless imagination.
Our 8th grade students watched a dynamic performance that featured a collection of Shakespeare's classic plays!
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National Geography Bee 2017

The final round of the National Geography Bee at the school level was held on January 30, 2017. After nine exciting rounds, 6th grader Nareg Simitian was declared the champion. This is Nareg's second year winning the school's Geography Bee competition. Nareg will take a written test for an opportunity to move on to the next round at the state level. Congratulations to all the finalists for their hard work and commitment.
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