Indianola Informal K-8 PTO

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Indianola Informal!

September Update

September 14, 2021

HVAC Meeting Tonight

Indianola principal, Brandy Koeth, is hosting a presentation and question answer session with Jeffrey Roe, a CCS Energy Manager, on Tues., Sept. 14 from 6:30 to 7:15 via Zoom. Meeting ID: 923 303 0850 passcode 8Yhsm8

Please take a moment to submit questions ahead of the meeting by completing a survey at

Parent Survey

**Share YOUR Voice: Survey for ALL Families!!**

The Fall Family-School Relationships Survey is open and Mrs. Koeth has a specific request for ALL FAMILIES to complete it if possible. We would like very much for our most current family survey data to reflect the diversity of our school so we can be sure we are capturing ALL voices and perspectives. We do look at this data and we want and respect your feedback. Please go to the following link to take the survey:

Mark Your Calendar!

Indianola HVAC Presentation (see above)

Tuesday, September 14 6:30-7:15 via Zoom

Indianola Open House

Thursday, September 30 (Details to come)

Picture Day

Wednesday, Oct 6

Virtual PTO Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 6 at 6:30 pm

School Skate Party

Sunday, Oct 10 to benefit STEAM Club, 11am-1pm @ Skate Zone

No School

Friday, Oct 15 Staff Professional Development

September Lunch Menu

September Lunch Menu

September Breakfast Menu

About Indianola Informal

Indianola Informal is a K-8 public school located in Columbus, Ohio. Our school is a lottery school and part of the Columbus City Schools. We offer an informal program. Teachers plan integrated units using Columbus City Schools’ curriculum and children’s interests to build authentic learning experiences.

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About the Friends of Indianola PTO

Friends of Indianola PTO is a volunteer organization made up of families, teachers and staff of our school. Our mission is to support the education of the children at Indianola Informal K-8 by fostering relationships among the school, parents, and teachers. Through donations and fundraising efforts, we are also able to enhance educational opportunities for our students and provide our school with support for materials and enrichment not otherwise included in the school budget.

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Our Accomplishments

In 2020-2021 PTO raised over $14,000 and had expenditures of just over $9,000. This money came from various fundraisers and donations including the Virtual Carnival & Silent Auction, Read-A-Thon, Kroger Community Rewards, Box Tops for Education, Amazon Smile, Facebook Fundraisers and other funds accumulated over the past few years. In the past the PTO has been able to provide ChromeBooks for multiple grade levels, chess club for grades 2-8, OSU theater performances, creation of a school song with the Dick and Jane Project, field trips, and teacher appreciation activities, to name just a few.

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Our History

Indianola Informal has a rich history dating back to 1975 with the opening of a new school dedicated to informal education. Check out the video below to learn more about the history of our school.

The History of Indianola Informal by Andrew Staley

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