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VACHAGAN MATOSYAN'S
(the founder of the school) brother
SUREN ISRAELYAN and
KARINE MASHINYAN, ICC monitor, member of ''MENK U MERONK''
newspaper editorial board and
the author of computer support.

SUREN ISRAELYAN'S, Honoured teacher's greeting for the newspaper
as a war veteran.

 
   
 


My warm congratulations to your birthday,
''MENK U MERONK''!
Today your birth is like a flower bud which brings the fresh breathing of spring. I hope that in a short period you'll become favourite not only for your school # 8,
but also the close friend of the schoolchildren and the teachers of the whole town, their frank talker, friend and teacher. I wish you peace, green way and a lot of readers.

HRACHYA TANDILYAN,
member of the Armenian Avaganiner
Association, lawyer.

 

 
ALBERT DZAVARYAN (member
of the Parents Committee) and
RUZAN AZNAVOURYAN'S (representative of ''MANES'' foundation) congratulations for thenewspaper.
ALVARD BABAYAN (principal) representing the guests of the party.
They are: (from the right)
ASYA HARUTYUNYAN, First Supervisor of school,
SUREN ISRAYELYAN, school founder's brother and Honoured teacher, SVETLANA KARYAN,
Chief
of the clinic,
FELIKS SHAKARYAN, prosaist.
   
 
 
 
     
ALVARD BABAYAN'S, Principal's representing the history of the newspaper creation.
''MENK U MERONK'' newspaper's celebratory
cake and a bunch of the newspaper's first issues
on the moving table.

The guests reading the materials
of the first, just devided issue
with interest.

     
The headline of your newspaper
is interesting where you've
added the promising ''MENK''(we)
to TOUMANYAN'S ''MERONK''
(our people),
Good luck to you, ''MENK U MERONK''. One great wish: let the teenagers' participating in ''MENK'' be worth to one of the talented
peaks of world literature TOUMANYAN'S art and his advice. Lori has always born talents, we
only hope the talents born can
bring up themselves reading a lot. Good luck to you, young
Manesers.
Happy birthday, ''baby''
''MENK U MERONK''! The birth
of every newspaper has its prehistory, something that it must
say for what it is published.
We wish you, ''baby', wise words and Armenian printing for future.
Today there are a lot of printed newspapers. We wish your newspaper long life as well as endless news. Let's really be
''MENK U MERONK''.
 
SVETLANA KARYAN
 
Chairperson of the TOUMANYAN branch of the Armenian Association of Women with University Education.
   
MELS SANTOYAN
Professor of literature seience,  
Chair of literature faculty at Vanadzor State
Pedagogical Institute after HOVHANNES TOUMANYAN

 

I am very happy for printing of the newspaper.
I greet your work and wish your newspaper
print anyting connected
with education and its aims.

EMIL AIBEKYAN
First Category Specialist,
Lori Education and Culture departament.

ALVARD BABAYAN, principal and
EMMA MASHINYAN,
school administrator waiting
for the ceremony guests.
 
VALYA BABAYAN, principal of school # 2 and MARGO MANYAN, Chairperson of Trade -Union Committee are interested with the newspaper.
 
 
 
 
   
I want to be considered one of you. Protect Armenian literature as you would your sight, as the Armenian alphabet is the only power of everliving. I wish all of you good
luck to create.

HRACHYA SARUKHAN, poet, Chairperson of the Armenian
Writers' Committee,
Lori department.
   
   
Newspaper is a great power.
It can educate, teach and develop the ideal horizon of young writers, make frienship between the schoolchildren of many countries.
I wish you great energy, strength, honesty and devotion.

ASYA HARUTYUNYAN,
First school administrator.
The presentaton ceremony began with the
hymn of the Republic of Armenia.
 
   
     
TATEV and MELINE, teachers
and GYULNARA, librarian waiting
for the celebratory cake.
Here is our celebratory cake.
VALYA BABAYAN'S
(principal of school # 2) greeting.
     
The members of the Students' Committee, young journalists and
EMMA MASINYAN, school administrator applauding at the lighting
moment of the celabratory cake's candle.
The first issue's presentation
to the guests by the young journalists.
     

Armenia School Connectivity Program is a program of the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs funded through the FREEDOM Support Act and implemented by Project Harmony.

February, 2006, School # 8,
Alaverdi, Armenia