OCTOBER 21, 2017

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School, Toto

September 2017 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!


October Newsletter

Inaugural IRA Anthology

Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Martha Sudo 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 SY2017-2018

IRA Grant Application for SY2017-2018

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Winners of the Read-A-Thon Poster/Essay Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the poster/essay contest, their names/categories as follows:

Division A (Elementary School Primary Grades: Pre-K to 1st Grade Poster winners:
1st Place - Kamille Taisague from UPI Elem School
2nd Place - Gorvinson Nedlick from UPI Elem School
3rd Place - Travis Pangelinan from UPI Elem School

Division B (Elementary School Primary Grades: 2nd - 3rd Grade Poster winners:
1st Place - Vaneza Santos from UPI Elem School
2nd Place - Addison Fernandez from UPI Elem School
3rd Place - Jasmine Pablo from M.U. Lujan Elem School

Elementary School Intermediate Grades Division: 4th - 5th Grade Essay winners:
1st Place - Alizae Santos from San Vicente Catholic School
2nd Place - Mary Jo Borg  from San Vicente Catholic School
3rd Place - Ava Cruz San Vicente Catholic School

Middle School Division: 6th - 8th Grade Essay winners: N/A 

High School Division: 9th - 12th Grade Essay winners:
1st Place - Joseph Madlangbayan from John F. Kennedy High School
2nd Place - Anne Kaye Alba  from John F. Kennedy High School

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