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Dinner Photos

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An Evening with Imam Siraj Wahaj

Imam Siraj Wahaj, a prominent Islamic scholar and renowned speaker will be back in Salt Lake City.
Date: Saturday 6pm, January 22nd 2011
Venue: Sheraton Hotel, 150 W 500 S Salt Lake City


Iqra Eid Recital

Eid recital Iqra’s Eid Recital was a success! Thank you all for coming and supporting our children.

Iqra Eid Recital

What: Iqra students will be presenting a variety of surahs, nasheeds, and other displays of what they have been learning in celebration of Eid-al-Adha.
Where: Iqra Academy (1293 West 2200 South, Suite B)
When: Friday, November 19th, 6 -8 pm
It is requested that every family contributes a dish to feed 10 people.
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Health Fair

United in Service for Humanity is hosting a free health fair on November 13, 2010 at the Horizonte Learning Center! The health fair is open to everyone and will start at 10am and end at 4 pm. There will be 5 workshops in Arabic, English, Farsi, Somali, Spanish, and Urdu, with many workshops and screenings. United Service for Humanity will also be providing free childcare by certified professionals at the fair.

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UEA - No school Thursday & Friday

There will be no school on October 14th and 15th. However, you can visit UEN at the UEA Convention at the South Town Expo Center, Sandy. Parents and teachers can pick up great giveaways at the UEN booth (#114).

October Newsletter

The October newsletter is here! You may download it here.

Iqra Eid Party

What: Eid Party - food and fun for the whole family!
Where: Iqra Academy
When: Saturday, September 18th (3-6 pm)

If you would like to have a table, please call 801-808-5846

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Iqra Community Iftar

Iqra Community Iftar 1  Iqra Community Iftar 2  Iqra Community Iftar 3 Alhamdullilah! The Iqra Community Iftar and MSA Deen show was a success, with over 100 people present, and some donations received by the school. Thank you all for your support!

Iqra Iftar Dinner

Iqra Academy and MSA U of U invite you to a free Iftar dinner and Deen show (movie)!
Date: Friday, August 27, 2010
When: Show: 7 PM, Dinner: Iftar
Where: Iqra Academy (1293 W 2200 S, West Valley City)
Potluck contributions are welcome!

2010-2011 Registration

Parents of new and returning students for 2010-2011 enrollment may register their child(ren) on August 16th, between 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration and classroom supply fees are due on this day for all students. Please check our 2010-2011 tuition fee schedule.

Iqra Support Rally
Date: July 17th
Time: After Salat-ul-Asr (6 pm)
Place: Khadeeja Islamic Center Park
Why: Show Support for Iqra & Decide Future Location of School
If we don’t come together to support Islamic Education, we are not doing our job as a community. Come show your support for the children that rely on Iqra Academy to prepare them for success in the akhira and duniya.
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Summer Camp Info

UPDATE: Iqra Academy will not be hosting the summer camp at Iqra this year; however Br. Anwar Arafat is planning to lead a summer camp at Masjid al-Noor, (740 S. 700 East, Salt Lake City, UT; 801-364-7822). Our latest information says the summer camp will be held from 9 am to 3 pm, starting Monday, June 21; fees are $60 per week, per child. To enroll your child, or get additional information, please contact Br. Anwar at 801-836-0443.

Iqra Academy Awareness Dinner

Saturday May 8 at 6 pm
Sons of Utah Pioneers building, 3301 East 2930 South
$10/person, $40 for family of 4 or more
Tickets are available at Iqra or purchased from Iqra board members and teachers.
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Islamic Society 2010 Spring Community Dinner

Where: Utah Cultural Celebration Center (1355 W. 3100 S., West Valley City)
When: Saturday, June 5, 2010 (6:00 PM)

Challenges of Muslims in America
Keynote Speaker
Sheikh Karim Abuzaid
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Newsletter for April

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Movie Night

Join us at the University of Utah for Iqra Academy's Movie Night on Friday, March 19th at 6:30 PM!

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Health Fair

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The free Health Fair, held at Iqra on Saturday, February 20th, was an important “first” for the school and the community. The event brought together a variety of people, including medical professionals, teachers, parents, current and former students, other community volunteers and visitors. Initiated by the current school board, the fair became a shared accomplishment of everyone who took part.


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PTO Meeting

The next PTO meeting is on Wednesday, February 10th, starting at 5:00 PM.

PTO Meeting

The next PTO meeting is on Wednesday, January 27th, from 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

After-school Arabic Language Tutoring

After-school Arabic language tutoring are on Tuesdays through Thursdays, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM, starting January 20th.

Iqra Academy is having a Book Fair!

Date: January 4th - 8th
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Mon. - Fri.)
Place: Iqra Academy (Multipurpose Room)
1293 W. 2200 S. Suite #B
West Valley City, Utah
Don't miss our Family Literacy Night on January 6th! Time: 7-8 P.M. All Iqra Academy families are encouraged to attend. The Book Fair is a great opportunity to help support Iqra Academy, and also to add some books to your child's library.
Sponsored by Scholastic and the Iqra Academy PTO

Attention Parents and Teachers!

The next PTO meeting will be held in the Prayer Room (at Iqra) on December 15th, at 7:00 pm. We will be discussing the upcoming Book Fair that will be held in January.

Thank you for planning on attending & showing your support to our school.

From the Islamic Society of Greater Salt Lake:
"The following nominees for Board of Directors of Iqra Academy have been elected uncontested.
There will be no elections on 11/22/2009 as previously announced.

Name of Nominees:
1. Dr. Feras Bader
2. Dr. Syed I. Nabi
3. Yassir Butt
4. Jamal Sheikh
5. Jumana Abu-Khalif
6. Dr. Mohammad Salama
7. Dr. Fuad Shihab
8. Dr. Mariam Saidi
9. Dr. Amira Hasan


Elections for Iqra Board of Directors will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2009 instead of November 15, 2009 (change announced 11/13/09 by ISGSL)

Where: Iqra Academy (1293 West 2200 South, West Valley City)
When: 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Please participate! Nine board members are to be elected, each to start a term of three years.
The qualifications for Board members were posted at Masjid Khadijah and Masjid al-Noor; the nomination deadline was 5:00 p.m., Nov 8, 2009.

Please call Br. Shiekh Maqbool Ahmed (801-577-7901) or Br. Minhaj Ghatala (801-710-7743), with any questions about the Iqra Board of Directors election process.