St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School Celebrates Armenian Cultural Day

Ruth Thomasian (Project Save) Principal Boyamian & Gr. students

WATERTOWN, MA – Students at at St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School recently celebrated Armenian Cultural Day with songs and poems in what turned out to be a delightful series of performances for doting parents.

Ruth Thomasian, founder and president of Project Save, started Thursday’s event with an interactive presentation about Armenian Photo Archives for the graduating class.

Then all the students gathered in the gymnasium, where the fifth graders lead an informative presentation about the different regions of Armenia (Marz).

The celebration continued with the performance of the K-5 chorale groups; then the first through fifth graders took the stage to present literary and musical works from Armenian poets and composers.

After two months in school, the children have already learned so much about Armenia’s important traditions and cultural contributions.

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St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary School

St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School, founded in 1985 in Watertown, Massachusetts, is a small private school focused on providing the Armenian community of the Greater Boston area a place where children can learn Armenian language and history, alongside core curriculum subjects taught in English. For more information on any of their programs, the school can be reached at (617) 926-6979 or by email at school@ssaes.org.

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