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Congratulations Resilient Class of 2021

Congratulations Resilient Class of 2021

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Dear Friends, It was exciting to join ceremonies across our school district to honor the achievements and celebrate the resilience of our inspiring students. Our students have persevered through an incredibly challenging and unprecedented year to reach this special milestone. We are so proud of each and every one of our young leaders as they begin a new and exciting chapter with great hope and optimism for the road ahead. We are grateful to our parents, families, teachers, and staff who rallied for our school community and supported our students each step of the way. We wish you a happy, healthy, and fun summer! Best regards, Shant…

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GUSD Parents Marshall Elementary School

Becoming GUSD Parents

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Suzanna and I are overjoyed that Raffi will begin his educational journey in the Glendale Unified School District in the coming school year as a TK student at Marshall Elementary School. Lori will be cheering on her big brother and his classmates on the first day of school for the Class of 2035. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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College Success Fund Celebration 2021

College Success Fund Celebration

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We are proud to celebrate the second year of the Glendale Unified College Success Fund! Every GUSD first grade student will receive a college savings account and $100 seed funding through the Board of Education’s financial literacy and empowerment initiative. Thank you to all of the granters, donors, and supporters who made this important work possible on behalf of our students and families. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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Glenoaks Elementary School Return to Campus

Full and Safe Return to In-Person Instruction

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As we make significant strides across Los Angeles County with vaccinations and slowing the spread of COVID-19, the Board of Education has unanimously adopted a resolution committing to a full and safe return to in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year beginning with the first day of school on August 18. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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Virtual Office Hours with GUSD Stakeholders

Virtual Office Hours with GUSD Stakeholders

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It has been an enriching and rewarding experience to connect with our parents, families, and stakeholders through Virtual Office Hours since the launch in February 2021. I am grateful for all of the feedback and conversations with the valued members of our school community. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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GUSD School Board President Shant Sahakian

Serving as GUSD School Board President

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It is truly an honor and privilege to be appointed as the President of the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education. Thank you to my colleagues for their trust and support. We are grateful to the GUSD heroes who serve our students and families every day. We have many exciting opportunities and critical challenges to tackle in the year ahead. Working together, I am confident that we are going to have a successful year in serving the academic, social, and emotional needs of our most valuable assets in the community – our children. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 Vaccinations

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I am grateful to have received my first dose of the Moderna vaccine this morning. Beginning today, ALL Californians 16 years of age and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Visit https://myturn.ca.gov to learn more and book your appointment. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board Member, District D
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Glendale High School Aquatic Center

Glendale High School Aquatic Center

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The long awaited Glendale High School Aquatic Center is officially complete. The project has transformed the GHS campus with a new state-of-the-art athletic facility and major upgrades to the baseball field, softball field, and tennis courts for our student athletes as well. The project was funded by GUSD Measure K and Measure S bond funds thanks to the generous support of our community. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board Member, District D
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Sahakian Family New Year 2021

2021 New Year Message

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Dear Friends, I want to express my warmest wishes to you and your loved ones as we bid farewell to 2020 and welcome 2021 with hope and optimism for a brighter and better year for all. Our community has experienced so many challenges, hardships, and losses during the past year. Despite the difficult road we have traveled on together, I have been inspired by the strength and resilience of our students and families as well as the commitment of our teachers, staff, and community partners who have risen to the challenge during these unprecendented times. The work ahead of us…

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GUSD Winter Holiday Meal Kits & Holiday Toys Distribution

Holiday Season Distribution

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Before kicking off the winter holiday break, our GUSD Nutritional Services Department distributed thousands of winter holiday meal kits and our GUSD Wellness Services Department distributed hundreds of donated toys to our students for the holiday season in partnership with PTA, Glendale Police Department, and Glendale Fire Department. Thank you to all of our employees, volunteers, and community partners who serve our students and families! Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board Member, District D
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