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UPCOMING MEETING:

May 6, 2017

"DELVE INTO LITERACY STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE READING"
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Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School, Toto
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April Snapshots at IRA's Extra! Extra! Spend It Now! Event



Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On December 3, 2016, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Big Brothers, Big Sisters; Island Girl Power; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.


Guam IRA Donation to organizations on Dec. 3, 2016: Pictured L-R: Mariana Guzman, PIBBA member; Juanita Blaz, Island Girl Power Director; Toni Calvo, PIBBA member; Theresa "Ewy" Taitano, PIBBA Guam President; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA President; Lois T. Gumataotao, PIBBA Secretary; Julia N. Rivera, Big Brothers, Big Sisters volunteer; and Benit Lizama, PIBBA member.



IRA Co-Sponsors Annual Regional Language Arts Conference


The 29th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference held on November 18 and 19, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Guam was a success! Its theme was “Reading Writing Together: Collaborate to Callibrate.” The keynote speaker was Dr. Kevin Colleary who focused on "Reading Content, Reading Opinion, Reading Narrative: Reading ALL Sorts of Writing Together!" The plenary speaker was Dr. Margaruite Smith who focused on "Common Core Standards." The LAC was co-sponsored by the Guam Council of the International Reading Association. Enjoy the following snapshots taken during the conference!


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April Newsletter





Inaugural IRA Anthology


Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Lois Taitano Gumataotao at the Grants table.

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Click on the following links to access important grant information and the IRA grant application, which are now Word-ready! Just download them, and you are ready to type!


IRA Grant Schedule for SY2016-2017

IRA Grant Application for SY2016-2017




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Friday, January 29, 2010

IRA Coastal Clean-Up Winners

The International Reading Association, Guam Council, held a coastal clean-up in Tagachang Beach, Yona, as part of its mission to "Go Green" and to start its activities for the annual Read-A-Thon Week.



Pictured below are snapshots of the Coastal Clean-up Winners!




Big Door Prize Winner, Nakia Reyes, second grader from Finegayan Elementary School



Group Photo



MDA Snorkel Winner, Frankie Martinez




MDA Snorkel Winner, Harry S. Truman Teacher

February IRA Newsletter

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Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
Biba Anu Nuebo (Chamorro)
Feliz Ano Nuevo (Spanish)
Parakapw Mwahu (Pohnpei)
Ungil Becheserrak (Palau)
Akemashite Omedeto Gozaimasu (Japanese)
Hau'oli Makahiki Hou (Hawaiian)
Sut dal kum mum (Korean)
Gung Hay Fat Choy (Chinese)
Chúc Mung Nam Moi (Vietnamese)




May the year 2010 bring you abundant blessings filled with much love, joy, peace, and happiness!