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UPCOMING MEETING:

OCTOBER 21, 2017
READ TO THE BEAT 70's!

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!


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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.

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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 SY2017-2018

IRA Grant Application for SY2017-2018




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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Sherry Dixon Visits St. Paul

 Sherry Dixon's book Natural Destiny was based on the story of her mother's experiences during WWII on Guam.    (L-R):  Catalina Bernadita Borja-Acquiningoc, Ms. Dixon's mother posing with Joann Salas, Ms. Dixon's sister during their visit to Saint Paul Christian School.

Saint Paul 7th Grader, Ronald Fuellas, presented Ms. Dixon's mother and sister with gifts.  

Look Mom!  Saint Paul elementary and middle school students swarm author, Sherry Dixon for autographs and to take photos with her on their iPads. Ms. Dixon visited Saint Paul prior to Tropical Storm Francisco hit the island of Guam.  We love you Ms. Dixon, "Won't you please come back to Guam."

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