Indian Run Family Update

Indian Run Elementary | October 29, 2021

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Principal's Message

Hello Indian Run Families,

What a fun and FULL week at IRE! Just a few highlights from the week:

  • Our 3rd graders finished the Fall State ELA Test
  • We had an awesome Spirit Week
  • A visit from The Columbus Symphony Orchestra String Quartet
  • Harvest Party FUN!
  • Continuous learning!

Our students continue to learn and grow every day! Thanks for your continued partnership this year! We hope you and your families have a fantastic weekend! Please see below for our IRE updates.


Amber and Marty

Quote of the week:

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I'll remember. Involve me and I'll learn."

- Benjamin Franklin

Indian Run Announcements

Veterans Day - November 11

Do you have someone in your family or a close friend that is/was a Veteran? We would love to honor them in a special Veterans Day edition of The Wire. Please share the following information with Amber Brown by November 5th.

  1. Veteran’s Name

  2. Branch of the Military

  3. How is this Veteran connected to someone at Indian Run Elementary?

  4. Picture (past or present) of the Veteran

Grow 2 Serve Garden

Love gardening? You're just who we're looking for! We are in need of a chairperson to partner with Mrs. Meyers to help support the IRE Grow 2 Serve Garden. Everything grown in the garden supports the Dublin Food Pantry and our school community. Please email if you are interested in this rewarding position.

PTO Updates

  • Wow! Thank you so much for all of your generous donations. We have currently raised $16,383 for IRE!

  • We are so excited for our students! From their fundraising efforts they have earned a popsicle party at lunch on Friday and Pajama day next Monday, 11/1! All prizes will be sent home with students next week.

Dine & Donate

  • Dine and Donate at The Berwick! Skip cooking next Friday (11/5) and help support IRE!

  • HOW IT WORKS: Go to: Find the Taste of Italy Tour Date 11/5 for Indian Run Elementary in the drop down menu. Pick and choose from their delicious menu! Pick up your order on 11/5 from 5-6 PM at IRE from their catering truck. *All orders must be submitted by 11/4 at 1 PM. 10% of all orders will be donated to IRE PTO!

Spirit Wear

  • The PTO is so sorry with the supply chain issues we faced with the last spirit wear sale. If you did not receive your items, and you have not been refunded yet, please contact the vendor at Thank you for your patience and understanding.

  • Check the Families of Indian Run Elementary School Facebook page next week for a post regarding t-shirt sales. The PTO is going to do a bulk order of two items that we know are currently in stock. Once they are screen printed and delivered, we will sell from what we have in stock, that way there are no missing items!

PTO November Newsletter

Harper's Corner - November 7

Interested in your Child learning about the importance of diversity and inclusion being represented in books, make bookmarks, and label books. Consider attending joining Harper's Corner on November 7 from 2-3pm to help prepare diverse and inclusive books to be donated to local school libraries. See the link below for more details.

Lost and Found

Recognize any of these items? Missing any clothing items? Please have your child check the lost and found which is near the gymnasium. Thanks!

Substitute Positions

Dublin City Schools is hiring for All Substitute Positions

Student teachers who are graduating in December and are interested in substitute teaching in January 2022, should contact Lynnette Focht at

The Wire

Be sure to check out our latest episodes of The Wire.


  • November 2 - No School - Staff Work Day
  • November 11 - Veterans Day
  • November 13 - World Kindness Day
  • November 24-26 - No School

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District News

COVID-19 Data

The latest COVID-19 data for Dublin City Schools is posted at this link.

Reminder: School pathway deadline is today (Friday, Oct. 29)

If you would like your student to switch from DCS Virtual to in-person learning, or from in-person learning to DCS Virtual for the second semester, the deadline to make that request is today. Please fill out the form at this link.

2021 Community Satisfaction Survey

More than 80 percent of our community is happy with the quality of education being provided to our more than 16,000 students. You can view the full results of the survey here.

New quarantine guidelines

The Ohio Department of Health has issued new quarantine guidelines for Ohio schools.

Reminder: No School Nov. 2

Just a reminder, there will be no school on Nov. 2 (Election Day) to provide safety and security professional development for staff.

Need more information? Visit our sites below.


If your child will be absent from school, please email our attendance line at You can also call our attendance line at 614.718.8776

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