AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School

News and Announcements

Shoe Drive for Orphans in Armenia

The Helping People Through The Arts Club and Student Council are partnering to collect shoe donations (preferably new) for orphans in Armenia between the ages of 5 and 17. Please review the flyer for more details.
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102-րդ տարելից Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան // Commemorating the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

ՀԲԸՄ Մանուկեան-Տեմիրճեան Վարժարանի աշակերտութիւնը յիշեց եւ պահանջեց // A.G.B.U. Manoogian-Demirdjian School’s Student Body Remembers and Demands
Ուրբաթ, Ապրիլ 21-ի առաւօտեան ժամը 7:30-էն սկսեալ, վարժարանին բակին մէջ կը հնչէր հոգեւոր երաժշտութիւն, ուր զետեղուած էր Ծիծեռնակաբերդի յուշարձանին մանրակերտը:
On Friday, April 21, sacred music began to play in the school’s courtyard where a replica of the Tsitsernakaberd (Fortress of Swallows) Armenian Genocide memorial stood on campus.
Click the title of the news item for the full story, and visit our Facebook page for the full photo album.
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The Promise - 6pm Screening on Friday, April 21 @ Pacific Theaters in Winnetka

We are in the run up to the much anticipated April 21 release of The Promise, a period drama major-budget feature film set against the backdrop of the Armenian Genocide.

To show our support, we have bought out tickets for the 6:00 pm showing on Friday, April 21 at Pacific Theaters in Winnetka (9201 Winnetka Ave, Chatsworth, CA 91311). Tickets cost $12.75 each and can be purchased in advance from Lori Svadjian in the main office starting Tuesday, April 18. Please purchase tickets by Thursday, April 20. Click title of news item for more details.
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April 2 Election in Armenia

On Sunday, April 2nd, Armenia held a nationwide election that kept the ruling Republican Party of Armenia firmly in control, "laying the foundation for a new parliamentary system of government." Read more about this important election here:
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"The Voice of Armenia" Performance

On Saturday, April 1st, the A.G.B.U. Manoogian-Demirdjian School Orchestra and the 6th & 7th grade choir presented "The Voice of Armenia", a series of performances dedicated to honoring the sacrifice made by Armenian soldiers who lost their lives on the front lines of Artsakh last year. May the voices of the community's youth grant comfort and eternal peace to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. A special thanks to Mrs. Khodjoian for the wonderful show! Please visit our Facebook page to watch video footage from the performance.
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2017 Science Fair

Congratulations to our science fair participants in grades 5 through 8! Their creativity and excitement led them through scientific investigations of natural and physical phenomenon. They learned valuable lessons about the scientific method and research along the way, and shared their enlightening discoveries with the rest of their classmates. Click the title of this news item for a full list of participants, projects, and results!
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Field Day 2017

Thank you to the Booster Club and Athletic Department for organizing a spectacular 2017 Field Day that transformed campus into a hub of positive energy and celebration through games, rides, food, performances, and an ever-appreciated boost in school spirit.
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Land of the Rising Sun -- Japan Model United Nations!

DHS students Andrew Demirdjian, Derrick Davidian, and Johnny Kamakian have ventured across the Pacific to participate in the 2017 Pacific Rim Model United Nations conference in Kawasaki, Japan. There they are presenting papers and debating policies pertaining to the Syrian refugee crisis and over fishing and other threats to marine ecosystems. With Principal Avanesian, they are learning as much as possible inside and outside the conference with site visits to Japan's religious, cultural, and historical sites. Yesterday they visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, a solemn space to honor the lives lost in the world's first and most devastating nuclear bomb attack. In August 1945, an American fighter jet dropped an atomic bomb which claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of innocent Japanese citizens. Check out our Facebook page for more photos!
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