May Newsletter

May Meeting Celebration Snapshots

Congratulations Guam IRA on your 50th Anniversary, 2018 Read-A-Thon Winners, and Newly-Elected Officers! We applaud your mission of promoting literacy throughout Guam and in Micronesia. Enjoy the following snapshots!

Read-A-Thon 2018 Kick-Off Snapshots

Language Arts Conference - Dec. 1 & 2

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.

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

September 2018

Friday, February 27, 2015

Price Elementary demonstrates construct knowledge

Price Elementary School demonstrates construct knowledge during the 2015 Read-A-Thon, "Get Connected, Read!  

Price Elementary students connect with reading

Price Elementary School students are motivated to read by connecting with materials they are interested to read. 

Price Elementary students connect with characters

Price Elementary students connect with characters from their reading materials.    These wonder students are the reason why we became educators.  We help our students discover and build themselves.  Impossibility is driven by our passion to nurture young children.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Loughran and students celebrate Top It Off Day for Read-A-Thon

Vicky Loughran and her students celebrate "Top It Off Day" at Price Elementary School for the Read-A-Thon "Get Connected, READ!" event.