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Glendale News-Press: Community Offered Financial Literacy Education in Glendale Unified’s First-Ever Fiscal Event

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By Andrew J. Campa Fiscal responsibility for students and parents during and after high school was the focus of a new financial literacy program offered by Glendale Unified at the Adult Recreation Center in Glendale late last month, with goals that range from saving for college to making future investments. “We’re very proud that we’ve been able to implement financial literacy curriculum for our students in the past year,” said Glendale Unified school board member Shant Sahakian. “As we’re on this journey, we wanted to make sure that we are also providing our parents and our community with access to…

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Muir Elementary School Career Day 2019

TK-3 Class Size Reductions

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Our Glendale Unified School District took a major step towards improving the learning environment for our youngest students by reducing the TK through 3rd grade average class size per school site to 24:1 beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. As we move forward, we must continue to seek opportunities to reduce class sizes for our students across the school district. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board Member
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Glendale News-Press: Sahakian Named New Armenian American Museum’s First Executive Director

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By Mark Kellam Local resident and Glendale Unified school board member Shant Sahakian was recently named the first executive director of the new Armenian American Museum, according to a statement from the museum on Monday. “Mr. Sahakian brings strong leadership and community relations skills to the organization and will be an asset to the museum in his new leadership role,” said Berdj Karapetian, the museum’s executive chairman, in the statement. Sahakian first joined the Armenian American Museum project in 2014 as a member of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee. Since 2016, he has supported the museum’s community outreach efforts. Most…

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College View School International Day of Acceptance

International Day of Acceptance

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Our Board of Education has declared January 18, 2019 as International Day of Acceptance in the Glendale Unified School District. I am proud to be part of a district that celebrates and values each and every one of our students including our students with disabilities. The proclamation is one of many steps to embrace the diversity of our district and spread awareness throughout our community. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board Member
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VIDEO: Year in Review 2018

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As we head into the new year, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support of the Glendale Unified School District and our Glendale public schools. It is an honor to serve our students on the Board of Education and I am excited for the work ahead of us in the coming year. I wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2019. Happy New Year! About Shant Sahakian Shant Sahakian is an Elected Member of the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education representing District D. He was elected in April 2017, becoming the youngest School Board…

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VIDEO: Statement on Hoover High School

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Statement by Glendale Unified School District Board of Education Member Shant Sahakian on Hoover High School, racism in our schools and communities, and the need for our entire community to build bridges, break down barriers, and move forward together. Source: GUSD Board of Education Meeting November 5, 2018 About Shant Sahakian Shant Sahakian is an Elected Member of the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education representing District D. He was elected in April 2017, becoming the youngest School Board Member elected in Glendale history. Shant is a lifelong resident of Glendale and a product of Glendale public schools with…

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Crescenta Valley High School Ally Week September 2018

Crescenta Valley High School Ally Week

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It was an honor to once again join Crescenta Valley High School students, teachers, and staff for the kick-off of Ally Week. Ally Week is a student-led initiative to bring LGBTQ students and educators together with allies to build more inclusive school communities. Thank you to our CVHS students! Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board Member
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