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Upcoming Events

High School Boys Flag Football Home vs New Community Jewish @3:30pm
Date: 10/21/2014
Location: Victory Field 17400 Victory Blvd Van Nuys, CA 91406
High School Girls Tennis Away vs Viewpoint @3:30pm (off campus courts @ Calabasas High School)
Date: 10/21/2014
Location: @ Calbasas High School 22855 Mulholland Hwy Calabasas, 91302
Individual Picture Day - Full Uniform (White Polo Shirts Only!)
Date: 10/21/2014
Coffee with the VP (4th and 5th Grade Parents)
Date: 10/21/2014, 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Location: School Library
Christmas Ice Skating Rink on Campus
Date: 10/21/2014, 4 PM 8 PM
Location: Quad
7-8th Grade Girls Basketball Home vs Faith Baptist @3:30pm
Date: 10/22/2014
Location: Nazarian Center
High School Girls Tennis Away vs New Jewish Community @3:30pm (off campus courts @ Warner Center Tennis Courts)
Date: 10/23/2014
Location: Warner Center Tennis Courts 6336 Canoga Ave Woodland Hills California 91367
Coffee with the VP (7th and 8th Grade Parents)
Date: 10/23/2014, 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Location: School Library
All Students Must Wear the Armenian Genocide Commemoration T-Shirt To School
Date: 10/24/2014
High School Boys Flag Football Away vs Crossraods @6:00pm (off campus field)
Date: 10/24/2014
Location: Crossroads High School (off campus field) Corner of 18th and Olympic Santa Monica, CA 90404

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News & Announcements

Fruit Tree Giveaway and Pep Rally

<b> Fruit Tree Giveaway and Pep Rally</b> On October 17, at 3pm, excitement was buzzing on our school campus as two important events brought a sense of community to students, parents, and neighbors.

Collaborating with Assemblymember Matt Dababneh's office, Million Trees LA, and Armenia Tree Project, one hundred fruit trees were given away at our school gate. It didn't take long for all of the mango, orange, and pomegranate trees to find a new home with anyone in the community who wished to stop by, meet, and chat with Mr. Dababneh, Sanan Shirinian, and Talin Sardarbegians (from Congressman Brad Sherman's office). We thank them for their communication with our school and hope to build upon this relationship in the future.

Additionally, our Booster Club parents hosted a successful pep rally in the quad area that involved lighthearted games with our coaches. Mr. Dababneh caught the tail end of that rally and presented our school administration with a certificate of recognition.
AGBU MDS is Now an Affiliate of The National Honor Society

AGBU MDS is Now an Affiliate of The National Honor Society We are pleased to announce that A.G.B.U. Manoogian-Demirdjian School is now an affiliate of the esteemed National Honor Society. The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. NHS membership is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student. Members are nominated and elected based on scholarship, exemplary character, and proven leadership and service. Additionally, membership in this prestigious organization will afford our students acknowledgement on their college applications, recognition during graduation, and eligibility for the NHS Scholarship Program.

Future updates and application information will be made available under the College Center’s tab in the coming months.
Positive Parenting Workshop

<b> Positive Parenting Workshop </b> School parent, Dr. Edrick Dorian, is a board certified clinical and police psychologist. On the morning of October 17, he took the time to present enlightening information regarding the dynamics of bullying inside and outside of the school context and how parents can best understand and curb bullying behaviors in children. In front of an audience of dozens of parents and school faculty and staff members, he identified crucial warning signs and raised awareness regarding resources that parents have at their disposal for additional information and assistance. We appreciate the efforts of our school counselor, Irina Stepanyan, and of course, Dr. Dorian, for putting together this timely and engaging morning presentation.
ShakeOut!

<b> ShakeOut! </b> Over 10,000,000 participants ducked, covered, and held on during The Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill, which took place at exactly 10:16am today (October 16). After our students, faculty, and staff got out from under their desks when all was clear, the entire school was evacuated into the playground. Each class checked and reported attendance. The entire process played out smoothly. Participating in such drills several times over the course of the school year will fully prepare our students and school employees for situations of natural or man-made disasters.
ANP Caterpillar Times

<b> ANP Caterpillar Times  </b> To read the October 2014 issue of the ANP Caterpillar Times, click on the title of the news item.
KAHAM Track & Field Schedule for Sunday, October 19

<b> KAHAM Track & Field Schedule for Sunday, October 19 </b> To download the track and field KAHAM schedule for Sunday, October 19, visit the Athletic Departments webpage or click on the attachments. All athletes must wear the Titans maroon T-shirt with black shorts. Go Titans!
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