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February PTO Newsletter

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Wild About Reading!

Keep up the READING! Indianola students: return your PINK Goal Card for Week 2 on Friday (make sure you write your reading goal and minutes read)! Students who return goal cards will be entered into a prize drawing which will be announced Monday morning.

Also, wear a shirt with a quote - Read my Shirt Day is Friday!
Important Dates

1/26     Report cards were sent home

This Week: READ-a-thon continues!

1/31 -2/2  Second and Sixth Grade FREE Dental Sealants, Consent Form
2/2       Students Return Pink Read-a-thon Goal Card (Bottom) listing minutes read for week 2
Also on Friday: Read My Shirt Day (students wear a quote on their shirt)

Next Week:
2/6 & 8   Conferences 4 - 7:30 pm
2/7       **Parent Meeting**, Emotional Needs of Teenagers, 5:30 pm (see below)
2/7       PTO Meeting 6:30, Indianola Library
2/9       Spirit Day - Wear purple and turn in Read-a-thon pledge money

Plan Ahead:
2/13     School Skate Party, Skate Zone 71  6-8:30 pm
2/19     No School
3/29     Early Release, 3:00 dismissal
3/30-4/8  No School Spring Break

Lunch Menu (Jan/Feb)

Bring In Your Box Tops

Over the last few months, Indianola families brought in $337 worth of Box Tops for Education. Great work, everyone! This money helps pay for field trips, arts performances, classroom supplies, and a host of other things to enhance our kids' school experience. Keep bringing in those Box Tops! Place them in the designated tote in the Indianola office. Remember to trim them close to help save on postage. 

The next submission deadline is March 1. For more information, see the Box Tops for Education site. Thanks!

Girls on the Run

The deadline to register for Girls on the Run Lottery (grades 3-5) for spring session is TOMORROW Thursday, February 1st. Girls on The Run will be held at Indianola on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5 PM (March 5- May 14) see details on the registration page here

The program registration fee is based on a sliding fee scale. Please have emergency contact information, insurance card, and credit/debit card available when you register.
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Helpful Links:

Culver Academies, a boarding school in Northern Indiana offers summer camps for students ages 9-14 and a Foster Family scholarship (deadline Febrary 15). More information here.

Bucks On Us - Enjoy free parking and free admission to select Ohio State sporting events:       men's and women's swimming and diving, women's  ice hockey, fencing, and more

Best of 2017: Fiction and Non-Fiction by Grade Level

Need some book ideas to keep your child reading or to refresh your bedtime read-alouds with children of all ages? This compilation at the link above lists books published last year grouped by picture books, K-2 non-fiction, 3-5 fiction and non-fiction, 6-8 fiction and non-fiction, and beyond. Reserve them on the CML website and pick up at a branch near you.
Indianola Informal K-8 School
251 E. Weber Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202
Indianola Informal K-8, 251 E. Weber Rd., Columbus, OH 43202
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