Tippecanoe Middle School Daily Announcements

Wednesday, November 22, 2014


Rachael’s Challenge-Word of the week: Compassion – the feeling that you care about and are sorry about someone else’s trouble, grief, misfortune, etc. with a desire to help them.

Weekly goal: Say hello to 5 new people a day. This is a good way to meet new friends.


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

Lunch for Tomorrow: Gracie’s Beefy Nachos, Bean Dip, Fruit, Milk


If you won a prize at the “Main Event” on Friday, please see Mrs. Gross in the office today to sign for your prize.


This is a reminder that Thursday October 23rd is the fall choir concert in the auditorium at the high school.  6th and 7th graders are to report to THS at 5:45pm and 8th graders are to arrive by 5:30pm.  Further information on concert dress and procedures can be found on Mrs. Hughes’ webpage.


The office is looking for a few good young men and women to serve as “Office Aides”.  If you are interested and have an everyday study hall during 2nd quarter, please stop in the office to apply.  Thank you!!


There is no STEM club this Thursday.  Next STEM club will be Thursday October 30th.


The top 15 sellers in the Fundraiser are posted by the Cafeteria. Today, Wednesday, October 22nd will be the date for the pizza for the Top 15 sellers. Please come to Mr. Koopman’s room (103) during your lunch period today.


Eighth graders you are awesome!  Thank you for signing up quickly for the DC trip!!  The DC trip is closed.  If you would like to be put on a waiting list, see Mrs. Ares.  There might still be a chance you can go, but you need to do it ASAP.  You will need to personally sign up on the waiting list.  I will not accept emails, phone calls, or notes.


Outdoor Club: Our next trip is October 29th to the corn maze at Majestic Nursery and Garden.  Please see the website for permission slips and activity link.


The Miami County Park District is looking for 6-14 brave students to take an adventure with us!  We will meet after school once a month at TMS and then take the club members in our MCPD van to a Miami County Park for adventures and inquiry based science projects. Could you be one of our brave OAC members? Fill out our short application/essay contest and see!  Everyone is invited to attend an informational meeting next Thursday, October 23rd in room 122.


SWAT, our after school program for help with assignments, will meet from 2:30-3:15pm in the Media Center (or Frank’s Lab, room127, if the Media Center is not available) each school day.


Tipp Monroe Community Services is collecting clean, gently used or new coats, jackets, hats, scarves, gloves, thermals and snow suits now until November 5th.  Drop them off at TMCS M-F 8am-5pm.  Distribution of coats will be November 8th from 9am-1pm, at the American Legion Post on N. 3rd Street, Tipp City.


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 soon.


Sports: Attention 7th and 8th graders interested in wrestling this winter! Sign-ups for the wrestling team will be held during lunch on Thursday. Coaches Krebs and Klepacz will be available to answer any questions and hand out information in the Choir Room.


7th and 8th grade girls that are trying out for basketball: Open gym will be from 2:45-4:00 on October 27th.  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, October 21, at 2:45-4:00 and again October 23, 28, & Nov. 4th.  Tryouts begin November 7th, time TBD.


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 7-1 Red Devils will HOST the 5-3 Arrows from Tecumseh on Friday, October 24 at 7:30 PM in City Park. Student and adult presale tickets for this game are $4.00 per student ticket and $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. We will also honor our middle school football players and cheerleaders during pregame Friday night. Tickets will be available at 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 money in an envelope marked on the outside of the envelope with teacher’s name, number of student tickets, and number of adult tickets. Please include money in the envelope. It does not need to be exact change.


TMS Communication Avenues

·         www.tippcityschools.com (you can access:  Daily Announcements, Monthly Newsletters, Calendar, Quick News, Athletics, Staff e-mails, and PIV (Parent Internet Viewer for Student grades)

·         Daily Announcements & TMS Newsletters to be added or removed from these email lists send a request to:  pgross@tippcity.k12.oh.us

·         For e-mails of the Tipp City Schools Quick News www.tippcityschools.com/Page/3555

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