You Shop. Amazon Gives!

Do you shop at Amazon? Whether you are an occasional Amazon consumer, or a “get-everything-I-possibly-can” Amazon enthusiast, you can earn REWARDS for the IREPTO just by making purchases with Amazon!!!

What is AmazonSmile?  AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?   To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?   Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

Can I use my existing account on AmazonSmile? Yes, you use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings (such as Prime Membership) are also the same.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?  On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. You will find the IREPTO listed as Indian Run Elementary School Parent Teachers Organization

How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?  The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, we may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.

Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on AmazonSmile?  Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.

How can I learn more about AmazonSmile?  Please see complete AmazonSmile program details.

Fair of Hearts Raffle!


Fair of Hearts Raffle Ticket Sheet….print and copy as many sheets are you would like! More tickets, more chances to win and support IRE!

Please help the organizers and turn in your raffle tickets as soon as possible! All the tickets must be hand sorted for each prize on this huge list, so PLEASE DON’T WAIT until the deadline, Friday, February 12.

PDF versions of the item list and ticket sheet are attached below. Good luck!

FOH Raffle Items

FOH Ticket Sheet

Chiller Skating Party

Please join us for our annual Indian Run Ice Skating Party!

When? Monday, February 15, 2016 from 9:45am-11:45am (NO SCHOOL ON PRESIDENTS DAY!)

Where? The Dublin Chiller, 7001 Dublin Park Drive, Dublin 43016.

How much? $5 per person payable at the door to the PTO to skate. Skate rentals are $3 and are paid to the Chiller. Best to have cash!

IRE PTO Receipt

Please find attached a receipt file available for download so that you may document your donation to the IRE PTO. You and your family/friends can use this form for ALL monetary donations, including those to special events such as the Walk-a-Thon, Fair of Hearts, etc.

Please direct others, such as your friends and family, who have made donations to visit this page and download the file.

If you have any questions, please contact PTO Treasurer, Kristen Bucci, at

Download IRE PTO Receipt

Are you getting all the important info?

For anyone NOT receiving the IRE emails from the office (important communications from Mrs. Schwanke, for example), you need to be sure your email address(es) and preferences are registered in the Dublin School Parent Dashboard. Go to and log in to the Dashboard. If you don’t have an account, there’s a link directly below the login to set up an account. Once you are logged in, go to the News & Alerts icon to input your email, choose preferred schools/grades, etc. for which to receive emails and other communications.

Room Parent Information

Please find attached the information packet for Room Parents. And thank you for your volunteering spirit!

NOTE: The packet lists the wrong date for the Holiday party. It is FRIDAY, December 18.

PTO Room Parent Packet

Community Cardboard Challenge

cardboardLooking for something fun and different to do with the kids next weekend? Next Saturday, October 10, the Dublin City School District, in partnership with the Columbus Museum of Art, will be hosting The Cardboard Challenge at Dublin Scioto High School from 9AM-12PM. The Cardboard Challenge is an event open to the Dublin community and encourages play and creativity for all ages. Your children already know about this from conversations with Mrs. Christine and you can get more information here —>>>  Cardboard Challenge Flyer