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Indianola K8 October News
251 EAST WEBER RD COLUMBUS, OHIO 43202 PH: (614) 365-5579 | FAX: (614) 365-8324 Important Dates Tomorrow and This Weekend: 10/4 PTO Meeting 6:30 pm, Library (child care provided) 10/7 District Family Resource Fair, CML Main Library 9-11 am Next Week: 10/10 Picture Retakes: Order Code 22019GA at 10/13 Whetstone Homecoming Parade Plan Ahead: 10/16-17 7th Grade field trip to OSU Stone Lab on Lake Erie (overnight) 10/20 Professional Development Day, No School 10/25 Records Day, No School 10/26 School Skate Party, Skate Zone 71 10/30 Wellness Week Begins 10/31 Fall Parade and Class Parties 2:00 pm 11/7 Professional Development Day, No School 12/1 Student Flu Clinic Breakfast Menu Lunch Menu Food Services Site THIS Saturday: Free Resource Fair for Students in Grades K-3 Wellness Week Needs YOU! Wellness Week will be the last week of October and we need YOUR help to make it happen. The week will include fun and educational activities for students on social, emotional, intellectual and physical wellness. There are volunteer opportunities both before the school day starts, mid-morning, during lunch/recess hours, and at the end of the school day. You can play a game during recess, pass out food samples, stamp cards during Mileage Club, display screen free pledge cards, or lead all-school stress relief and stretching exercises over the PA. Please sign up here: If you have questions, contact Jennifer Young School Directory New school year, new teachers, new directory!! Please sign up for the 2017-2018 School Directory. It only takes a couple minutes, and you can fill it in from your phone. Thanks! PTO Welcome Letter Read about all the great activities and events that you can volunteer for this year. Your Indianola PTO welcomes you to participate in decision making and hands-on support. Read more! Earn Funds for our School! Register your rewards cards and clip Box Tops to earn funds for our school every time you shop! Enrolling will NOT impact your fuel or store rewards in any way. This is an easy way to support Indianola and provides our school with several thousand dollars each year. Kroger Community Rewards Go to or call 1-800-576-4377 for more information. 1. Sign in to or create an account. 2. Go to the Community Rewards page in the Community menu, then click on "View Your Rewards Details." 3. Enter Indianola's Organization Number (90115) or Organization Name (Friends of Indianola Informal School, Inc.) 4. Click "Save" and you're done! Be sure to encourage your family and friends to register also. Please note that your enrollment in Kroger Community Rewards expires after one year. You must re-enroll every year to continue earning rewards for Indianola. Giant Eagle Apples for the Students Go to or call 1-800-553-2324 for more information. New this year - Giant Eagle now provides our school with quarterly cash rewards! 1. Sign in to or create an account. 2. Register your Giant Eagle Advantage Card® online. 3. Visit the My School Programs page and enter Indianola's school code (4403) or search for Indianola Alternative K-8. 4. You're done! Be sure to encourage your family and friends to register also. Professional Development Due to professional development days and records day there will be no school Friday, October 20; Wednesday, Oct 25 and Tuesday, November 7. Now is a great time to schedule vision, dental, or well child appointments for the future No School days so your child will avoid missing important instructional time. Denise is back! Indianola welcomes back attendance secretary Denise! Please send an email right away to when your student is going to be absent. If the student's absence or late arrival is due to a doctor, dental, or court appointment, PLEASE get a written excuse from the office you are visiting. Picking up a child early without a valid reason will be counted as unexcused. Please email documentation to Denise (see above) or fax to 614-365-8324. Thank you for your cooperation! Community Resources Columbus Open Studio and Stage Columbus Open Studio & Stage (COSS) is a two-day event that provides an opportunity to visit Columbus artists in their studios through a self-guided tour and to attend scheduled tours behind-the-scenes at Columbus' performing arts venues. Each map (ticket) is $10. Registration is required for stage tours. Transit Arts FREE workshops for students in the areas of visual arts and hip hop (starting at age 5). Transit Arts also provides open mic nights, info can be found at Indianola Informal K-8 School 251 E. Weber Rd. Columbus, OH 43202 (614) 365-5579 Visit