Tippecanoe High School

Where Excellence is a Tradition

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    7:40 - 2:40
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    7:00 - 3:30
    Athletic Office Hours
    7:30 - 4:00

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Welcome to Tippecanoe High School!

Home of the Red Devils

615 E. Kessler-Cowlesville Road Tipp City, Ohio 45371

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Steve Verhoff
 (937) 667-8448
School Secretary
Marilynn Rowe
(937) 667-8448
Guidance Secretary
Tracey Gaier
 (937) 667-6419

Assistant Principal
 (937) 667-8448
Becky Petro 
 (937) 669-6362

(937) 667-0912
Athletic Director
 (937) 669-6364
Athletic Office
 (937) 669-6363

Thank you for visiting. We are proud of our school.

Tippecanoe High School is an outstanding place to learn! Tippecanoe High School was named one of the Top 500 High Schools in the U.S. by Newsweek. Tipp City students consistently rank among the top in the Miami Valley area in state assessments and college entrance exams. Eighty-five percent of our graduates in the Class of 2015 continued their education at colleges, universities or vocational schools.

THS offers a rigorous program of studies, including accelerated and Advanced Placement courses. We are also partnered with Urbana University so that our students can earn college credit while taking classes right here at our building taught by our teachers! Our graduates consistently tell us they were well-prepared for college as a result of their education here. Our music program features a marching band, concert band and jazz band, a symphonic choir, and a concert choir.

Students at Tippecanoe have an opportunity to choose from a wide variety of co-curricular and extracurricular activities. We have a strong Academic Team that has been an Ohio and National standout for several years and compete throughout the Midwest. We have a local chapter of National Honor Society, a student senate, and clubs that cater to specific interests, such as Chess Club, Drama Club, Outdoor Club and more. Our theater productions are an outstanding showcase for our talented students.

Our athletic teams compete in the Central Buckeye Conference. In 2016 we will become the newest member of the Greater Western Ohio Conference. We offer ten varsity sports for both men and women, plus cheerleading.

The high school also is affiliated with the Miami Valley Career Technology Center, which offers 47 vocational programs and Tech Prep courses of study as an alternative to the general and college preparatory education programs. For more information you may link directly to their site from our website's home page.

While we are proud of the attributes we can list on paper, we are even prouder of that intangible quality called spirit. You can feel it in the classrooms and hallways, see it on the playing fields, hear it from our student musicians. Our students and our staff are proud of the tradition of excellence in Tipp City Schools. Spirit abounds at Tippecanoe High School and throughout the school district.

Come let us show you around. We know you will like what you see!

Steve Verhoff



    Friday, May 26, 2017

    CLUBSThere are only 5 Inferno books left.  If you still don’t have yours, stop by Ms. Noel’s room sometime this week.  Read what your friends are writing. Books are still only $5.

    Attention all National Honor Society members: our election for next year’s NHS officers will be held this Friday during lunch.  



    2017-2018 school year, the Ohio Department of Health requires all students in 12th grade be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. This requirement will be enforced progressively as it was adopted last school year 2016-2017. All students who will be entering 12th grade for the 2017-2018 school year will be required to have the meningococcal vaccine or they will be excluded from school on the 14th day after school begins. (If the first meningitis vaccine was received before 16 years of age, a second meningitis vaccine is needed to meet the requirement) Documentation of the required vaccines or hand written exemption must be on file on or prior to the first day of school. Please submit documentation as soon as possible. Contact your licensed health care provider to see if your student has had the required vaccine(s).  If not, schedule an appointment for your student to receive the vaccine(s).  Public Health-Miami County offers vaccines at a reduced cost.  Please call 937-573-3500 for more information. PLEASE NOTE: ORC 3313.671 states that a pupil can remain in school for 14 days after the start of school. If the appropriate documentation is not submitted, the pupil will be excluded from attending school and participating in sports or extracurricular activities. 1st day of school is August 24, 2017 (Grades 1-12) and exclusion date is September 15, 2017.


    The following Track and Field athletes still need to turn in their uniforms:  Daisy Behm, Laura Fink, Annie Martino, Bekah Shininger, Cory Abney, Josh Burritt, Jacob Catrone, Brandon Dilworth, Colin Durcan, Austin Duling, Nathan Harshbarger, Nick Hartman, Larry Kennedy, Wanderly Ebanks-Lopez, Conner Post, Austin Roger, Jake Rowland, Sam Hunter, Ethan Sinning, Tristan Spencer, and Michael Wehrley

    Congrats to our Regional Champions 4x800 team of Dietz, Brown, Taylor, and Titley.  This team has qualified for the State Championship for the second year in a row!  Also congratulations to Lydia Stueve for making Regional Finals in the 100 High Hurdles!  The Ladies Finals are Saturday beginning at 12:30.

    Premier Health Student Aide Workshop – the workshop is designed to introduce you to the field of athletic training and other areas of sports medicine. You will receive information and be taught the skills that will prepare you to serve as a student aide in the Sports Medicine program at your school. Pick up the registration form in Athletics.  Monday, June 12, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Student Aide Workshop Registration Deadline is May 31, 2017.


    If you will be an AP Biology student in the fall, please stop by room 217, Mrs. Johnson, to pick up your textbook and summer assignment before June 1.  This is a mandatory request for all 2017-2018 AP Biology students prior to being ready for AP Biology!

    All students enrolled in AP Statistics next year need to see Mr. Malott to pick up the summer assignment next week before leaving for summer break.

    Any student who has signed up to take AP Government for the 2017-2018 school year, there will be a brief meeting Wednesday May 31 after school in room 126.  If you cannot make the meeting needs to stop by and see Mr. Sentman.

    All students enrolled in AP Calculus next year need to see Mrs. Malott to pick up the summer assignment next week before leaving for summer break.

    If you would like to be added or deleted to our morning announcements via email please send a message to Ms. Rowe at marowe@tippcity.k12.oh.us.

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