Posts from 2019

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Kirikian Armenian School Commemorates 104th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

by Mary Ann Saraydarian
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A beautifully written article on how we commemorated the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, with the Kirikian Armenian School staff, students, and parents, and guest speaker, Ms. Lucine Kasbarian. Ms. Kasbarian encouraged the students to never forget our history in their future endeavors in life. She urged them to “incorporate the Armenian spirit in their lives – and that through our strength, we can demonstrate the valuable presence of Armenians in this world.”

SERVICE Armenia 2019

by Alin Manukyan
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A summer opportunity for youth aged 17 – 22 with the Paros Foundation. This year’s program features work sites in and around Yerevan, Gyumri, and Zorakan. Service work includes classroom renovations, work with orphanages and child centers, and the distribution of humanitarian supplies. Please click here for more information and application.

by Alin Manukyan
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A special requiem service took place on Sunday, April 7, 2019 for the soul of Vanessa Ouzoonian.  Fr. Papken also performed a blessing of the Khatchkar (CrossStone) that was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Andy Ouzoonian in memory of their beloved daughter.

Learning Culture Through Art

by Diana Bourghol
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Victoria Bourghol, also an alumna, is the art teacher for kids in 1st through 3rd grade of the Kirikian Armenian School. She is teaching them about the Armenian Genocide through various art projects this month. The children learned about the symbolism of the Forget-Me-Not-Flower while painting their very own last week.

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