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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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Glendale News-Press: School Board Rotates Presidents

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By Zane Hill Shant Sahakian will lead the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education through what everyone hopes will be the end of the coronavirus pandemic, after he rotated in as school board president this week. After spending the past year as vice president, Sahakian now takes the reins from Armina Gharpetian, who led the district through the majority of the pandemic. Board member Nayiri Nahabedian was selected as vice president, positioning her for board leadership next year. “I take this responsibility very seriously, but I’m very mindful that we’re a team of five and, ultimately, we work together…

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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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Virtual Office Hours with Glendale School Board Member Shant Sahakian February 2021 Web

Glendale School Board Member Shant Sahakian to Host Virtual Office Hours

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Glendale, CA (February 1, 2021) – Glendale School Board Member Shant Sahakian will be hosting Virtual Office Hours for Glendale Unified School District parents, families, and stakeholders beginning in February 2021. The Virtual Office Hours will provide parents, families, and stakeholders an opportunity to have a one-on-one meeting with their School Board Member to ask questions, request assistance, and share feedback. Participants will be able to register for a 15-minute meeting that is convenient for their schedule. The meetings will be conducted via Zoom video conferencing. Extended meetings and phone meetings are available upon request. “I look forward to meeting…

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