Read-A-Thon Week Activities at the Schools

March Newsletter

Read-A-Thon Kick-Off Snapshots

IRA Community Book Fair Snapshots

Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On November 18, 2017, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its 17th Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Micronesian Resource Center; Philippine School; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.

Guam IRA Donation to organizations on November 18, 2017: Pictured L-R: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Rufina Mendiola, Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) member; Aileen Namelo, Micronesia Resource Center Project Manager; Rose Cruz Castro, Guam IRA President; Liwanag Dominguez, Philippine school representative; and Geri Charfauros, Guam IRA Treasurer.

IRA Guam Anthology


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


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!

Application Deadlines: April & October meetings, 11:00 a.m.

IRA Grant Application for SY2019-2020

September 7
October 5
November 15 & 16 - Language Arts Conference
December 14
January 11
February 8 - RAT Kick-Off
March 21
April 18 - Spend It All, Spend It Now
May 2

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Condolences for Beth McClure

The IRA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of Beth McClure, our beloved former IRA President. She will always be remembered. God Bless her and her family. May she rest in peace.

Beth with the IRA Family

Year End with Y-O-U!

During the IRA meeting held May 19, 2012, IRA installed its new officers for council year 2012-2013: President, Jonathan Pilarca; President-Elect, Debbie C. Duenas; Recording Secretary, Martha Sudo; Corresponding Secretary, Erlinda Arriola; and Treasurer, Geraldine Biliran.

IRA members were also treated to a special end-of-the year review and delighted by the work of local author Stephen Tenorio, Jr. He shared his first novel, An Ocean in a Cup. Congratulations to all!  Have a great summer!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Take Time Out to Shop

During the IRA meeting held April 14, 2012 , teachers whose students participated in the annual IRA Read-A-Thon were able to use vouchers to purchase items for their classrooms, including paperback and hardcover books, professional resources, novelties, and more. Enjoy the following snapshots taken during this special event!