Indianola Informal K-8 PTO

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October Update

October 8, 2021

Help Indianola, Eat Tasty Pizza!

The Friends of Indianola PTO are hosting a pizza sale! Purchase a make-your-own pizza kit and support your school. Each pizza kit includes all of the ingredients and instructions you need to make 2 cheese pizzas. Only $15!

UPDATE: The pizza sale is now closed. Pickup is October 26th from 3pm-6:30pm in the parking lot across from Indianola.

October 6, 2021

Due to COVID the Skate Party has been postponed.

We are hoping to reschedule at a later date.

Mark Your Calendar!

Soccer/Volleyball Games

(@World Language) Monday, Oct 4, 4pm


Picture Day

Wednesday, Oct 6


Soccer/Volleyball Games

(@Home: Dominion/Indianola) Wednesday, Oct 6, 4pm


Virtual PTO Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 6 at 6:30 pm


School Skate Party

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


Soccer/Volleyball Games

(@Ridgeview) Monday, Oct 11, 4pm


Soccer/Volleyball Games

(@Home: Dominion/Indianola) Wednesday, Oct 13, 4pm


No School

Friday, Oct 15 Staff Professional Development


Soccer/Volleyball Games

@Home: Dominion/Indianola) Monday, Oct 18, 4pm


Soccer/Volleyball Games

(@Home: Dominion/Indianola) Wednesday, Oct 20, 4pm


No School

Tuesday, Nov 2 Staff Professional Development


Virtual PTO Meeting

Wednesday, Nov 3 at 6:30 pm

October Lunch Menu

October Lunch Menu

October 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 a unique informal program in which 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 the 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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