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Tippecanoe Middle School Daily Announcements

Friday, October 31, 2014


Rachael’s Challenge-Word of the week: Dignity – the quality of being worthy of honor or respect

Weekly goal: Choose at least one person each day and give them a compliment.


Lunch for Today: Popcorn Chicken, Corn, Fruit, Milk

Lunch for Monday: Domino’s Pizza, Carrots & Dip, Fruit, Milk


The 3 on 3 Tournament sign-ups have been extended to today, Friday Oct 31th. The new start date for the tournament will be next Monday November 3rd If you want to participate please get your team of 3 or 4 players together and sign up in Mr. Stanbery’s or Mrs. Hughes’ rooms. Remember it is $1 per person to participate.


October 27th-31st is Red Ribbon Week: a week to spread awareness about making good choices.  Student Council would like the entire student body to join us by participating in the following spirit days: 

Friday:   Costume Day to ‘scare’ away all your bad decisions (costumes must follow the school dress code, no full makeup, no weapons, no masks)


Come join Student Council for a spooky night tonight, October 31st at our Tailgate Party!  It will be in the gym from 4:30-6:30 pm, and there will be a $5 admission fee. Come dressed in your costume and enjoy an evening of activities, contests, snacks, and fun!  After the Tailgate you can head down to the city park for the final home football game of the season. Bring some extra cash as Power of the Pen will be selling pizza, pop, and homemade cookies at the tailgate.


Applications and essays for the Miami County Park District Outdoor Adventure Club are due to Mrs. Murray TODAY.


For all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders Chess Club will begin on Monday November 3rd in Mr. Gillenwater’s room from 2:35 – 3:15. See the Chess Club link on the school website for future dates.


PLEASE check the lost and found for any item you might have “misplaced”. It is full of coats, sweatshirts, shoes, school supplies, lunch boxes, and water bottles.  We will be cleaning it out Nov.3rd.  Also see Mrs. Stenger if you are missing jewelry, glasses or a wallet!


Our fundraiser product will be delivered to the school on Monday, November 3rd.  We hope to send it home that same day.  As far as the magazines, the publishers ask for us to allow 12-14 weeks for delivery. Which means all magazines should be received by December 31-January 14 however, the majority will be received before this date depending on frequency of publications.


Sports: If you missed the meeting about 7th & 8th grade Wrestling, the information is available in the Literature Rack outside the office.


7th and 8th grade girls basketball: Tryouts will be Saturday, November 1st from 8:00am-10:00am.  You may turn in your paperwork to Coach Finfrock at school or at the open gym.


7th and 8th grade boys that are trying out for basketball need to see Mr.Willdermuth, to sign up and get information about open gyms and tryouts.  The next open gym will be Nov. 4th from 5-7:30.  Tryouts begin November 7th. 7th grade is from 2:45-4:15, 8th grade is from 4:15-5:30.


Any student that plans to try out for a winter sport must have a Sports Physical and Emergency Medical Form on file before the tryout date. These forms can be found on the school website.


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Your 8-1 Red Devils will HOST the 8-1 Cougars from Kenton Ridge tonight, Friday, October 31 at 7:30 PM in City Park. 




We will offer student and adult presale tickets for this game - $4.00 per student ticket & $6.00 per adult ticket.  Student tickets are valid for any student in grades K-12.  All tickets at the gate will be $6.00.


It is Halloween Night!!!!  Be ready for a spooky halftime performance from our Marching Band!!!  Watch out for the LT Ball ZOMBIES as they “thrill” the fans at halftime!!!!


It is also Senior Night!!!!  Come early and help us honor our seniors and their parents in band, cheerleading and football!!!!  Senior Night will start at 6:45.


Tickets will be available Hock’s Pharmacy - Tuesday through 5:00 PM on Friday.  All tickets purchased at Hock’s are CASH ONLY purchases.


Tickets can also be purchased during school hours in the Middle School Office and the High School Athletic Office starting Tuesday.  Elementary buildings will sell tickets through the office on Friday only.  Elementary students should bring their money in an envelope with the following marked on the outside of the envelope – teachers name, number of student tickets, number of adult tickets.  Please include money in the envelope.  Does not need to be exact change.



Last week, the Varsity Boys Soccer Team defeated Indian Lake in the Sectional Final and then defeated Monroe to become District Champions. The Varsity Boys Soccer team will now play in the REGIONAL SEMI-FINAL (Sweet 16 of State) Wednesday night (October 29) at Wright State University.  The WSU Field is located behind the Nutter Center.  Their opponent will be the Eagles from Bishop Watterson. Game time is 7:00.  With a win, they will advance to the Regional Final to take on the winner of the Bellbrook/Wyoming game on Saturday, November 1 at 12:00 at a site to be determined. Get out and support your Boys Soccer Team this week!!!



Last week, the Girls Cross Country team placed 4th in the Region, qualifying the girl’s team to State.  The boy’s team also qualified to State as the Division II Regional Champion!!!  Mitchell Poynter and Daniel Frame finished 1st and 2nd in the Region!!  The Cross Country State Meet is Saturday, November 1 at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio.  The boy’s team will run at 11:45 and the girls at 2:15.  National Trail Raceway is located at 2650 National Road SW, Hebron, Ohio 43025.  Admission is $9.00 per person.  Spectator vehicles traveling from the west must exit I-70 at Exit 122 Rt. 158N. Turn right onto Route 40.  Let’s all get out and support your Red Devil Cross Country teams this weekend!!!!



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