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May Snapshots

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!


May 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.


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

September 2017

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Book Fair Prize Winners

Kimberly Flores wins two mini grand prizes during the book fair.

Community member wins a new Nexus 7.

Grand Prize winner Chrisitne Mallari, IRA member, receives her 32" flat screen TV.

More Book Fair Performances

Liguan Cheer Squad fills the air with cheers of Christmas.

Stargazers show their dance abilities during the book fair.

St. Paul Christian School Bands performs a musical number.

JFK Cultural Group shows the local culture through dance and chant during this holiday season.

IRA Book Fair School Performances

JFK Vivace performs for the IRA community book fair.

Agana Heights Elementary School opens the fair with group performances.

PC Lujan Elementary choir group fills the air with Christmas songs at the book fair held at the Agana Shopping Center.

Santa (Mr. Andres of JFKHS) visits the book fair for a photo op and distributes candy canes to the kids.

Ordot/Chalan Pago Elementary kindergarten class performs a short number for the audience at the book fair.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Guam IRA donates to GMH

Guam IRA donates to the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH). Mrs. Perez from GMH receives the books.  Pictured L-R:  Jonathan Pilarca, IRA President and Perez.

Guam IRA donates to Ayuda Foundation

Guam IRA donates to Ayuda Foundation. Jane Rayphand (center) receives the books in honor of the Ayuda Foundation. 
Pictured L-R:  Jonathan Pilarca, IRA President; Rayphand; and Debbie Duenas, IRA President-Elect.