Tippecanoe High School

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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, February 24, 2017


    Attention all members of the Octagon club – if you have not stopped by Miss Myers room to pick up a newsletter and to sign up to volunteer at the Chili Cook Off on March 4th, please do so this week.  Also, all Octagon officers please stop by Miss Myers’ room sometime this week!

    Outside guest forms for the Turnabout Dance are due by Friday, March 3.  Forms can be picked up outside the attendance window and should be returned to the main office. 


    Do you still need to take your Accuplacer?  Do you need a plan B after you graduate?  Sign up in guidance to take Sinclair’s placement test, here on March 21 at 1pm.  See Mrs. Hlavac if you have any questions.    


    Students please complete your online class registration for next year.  Please turn your course requests sheets to the guidance office.  

    Will you be looking for a summer job and need interviewing tips, job seeking advice, and general dos and don’ts in the hiring process? Join Michele Blake for a Lunch and Learn on March 3rd in room 109. Hinders wings and Pizza Hut will be provided!

    Campus Caravan is going to the University of Cincinnati on March 7th. This trip is open to Sophomores – Seniors. Cost of the trip is $15, please sign up in the guidance office by March 1st. If you have any questions see Ms. Everhart.

    The College Admissions & ACT Preparation Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 2nd, from 8:00 am to 2:40 pm, in the CPA.  Learn about strategies to increase your ACT test score as well as get college application insights.  Sign up for just $49 in the Guidance Office by Monday, February 27th.  Please hurry.  Seating is limited.

    Upper Valley Medical Center is hosting Premier Health’s MedQuest on March 14th from 8:30 am – 2 pm. This event is aimed at students who are considering a career in healthcare. Students get to explore career options in healthcare by participating in hands-on activities such as learning to suture, practice using assist devices used by Rehabilitation professionals, and managing respiratory and cardiac arrest in a simulated patient. Representatives from the various healthcare fields will be in attendance to meet and talk to students. The program fee is $10 and includes lunch. To register call CareFinders at 866-608-3463.

    If you are taking the ACT soon and would like tips on test taking strategies and the opportunity to take practice tests, join Ms. Everhart on February 27th in room 109 during lunches. Please sign up in the guidance office.


    We wish the Devilaires dance team good luck at their first competition this Sunday at Centerville High School!

    The Red Devils and Lady Red Devils are ready to make their run to State!!! Below is the upcoming tournament schedule for the week. Please announce these dates to your students throughout the week and share with parents and community members.

    Boys and Girls Basketball

    Pre-Sale tickets on sale at Hocks and Athletic Office. Tickets are $6.00 and a % of that will be returned to the Tippecanoe Athletic Office to support the teams.  All gate tickets are $7.00 and 100% of the gate goes to OHSAA ONLY!! SO, HELP TIPP BY GETTING TICKETS IN ADVANCE!!


    The Lady Red Devils play at Tecumseh High School in Sectionals:

    On Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Tipp defeated Urbana 77 – 31 in the second round of tournament.

    Saturday, February 25, 2017 at noon vs Trotwood (Sectional Championship)

    The Red Devils play at Springfield High School in Sectionals:

    Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 7:00pm vs Ben Logan

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:30pm vs Graham/Shawnee

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 6:30pm vs Urbana/ Indian Lake (Sectional Championship)


    Bowling Sectionals

    Girls- Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:00am at Poelking Woodman Lanes

    Boys- Thursday, February 23, 2017 9:00am at Poelking Woodman Lanes



    Friday, February 24, 2017 at 5:30pm at Graham High School- The Sectional Wrestling Begins! Competition Continues on Saturday at 10:30 am.


    QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Be not simply good - be good for something." - Henry David Thoreau

    New for the 2016-2017 school year is a required Hearing Screening for all 11th grade students.   The hearing   screening will be conducted on Monday, March 6th during the first two periods in Room 109. 

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

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