Tippecanoe Middle School

Where Excellence is a Tradition

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    7:30 - 2:30

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  • Welcome to Tippecanoe Middle School!

    Serving Students in Grades Six to Eight

    555 North Hyatt St.  Tipp City, Ohio 45371
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    Greg Southers
    (937) 667-8454
    School Secretary
    Jayne Stenger
    (937) 667-8454
    Attendance & Athletics Secretary
    Patti Gross
     (937) 667-8454

    Assistant Principal
    & Athletic Director
    Clay Lavercombe
    (937) 667-8454
    School Counselor
    (937) 667-8454

    (937) 667-9120
    As a parent, you can expect the following from the staff at TMS: 
    • Our teachers will put forth 100% effort every day.
    • Treat your child with respect.
    • Be responsive in a timely manner to your questions or concerns.
    • Give your child multiple opportunities to be successful in their classroom.
    • Be available outside of the classroom to provide additional intervention if needed.





Daily Announcements

  • Tippecanoe Middle School Daily Announcements

    Friday, May 24, 2019

    Lunch for Today: Chicken Alfredo, Broccoli, Fruit, Milk
    Lunch for Tuesday: Soft Taco, Bean Dip & Chips, Fruit, Milk

    For the rest of the school year there will be no charging on your lunch accounts.  All balances need to be paid in full by the end of the year. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Dorn in the cafeteria.

    Friday – 8th grade @ HS in AM for senior signing; 8th grade celebration 10:30-2:15 @ Tipp City Park
    Monday – May 27 – NO SCHOOL
    Thursday, May 30 – Last day of school; Field Day; Sack Lunch; 2 hour early dismissal

    Field Day and 8th grade picnic, Please have students wear closed toe shoes for these days. No flip flops/sandals. Bloody toe injuries are gross and closed toe shoes are necessary for these days.

    Return your lunch request to the office if you want a cafeteria packed lunch on Field Day.

    All library books are due back in the library!

    Please wish the best of luck to our Power of the Pen writers who qualified for and will compete at the state competition against all the best 7th and 8th grade creative writers in Ohio! 7th grader Madeline Ranly and 8th graders Jianna Nichols, Kessler Hackenberger, and Amelia Campbell will compete at the College of Wooster on Friday. It is a huge challenge and accomplishment to make it to this level of competition!

    Attention all participants in the 7 Most Important Things Art Contest:
     We were THRILLED you ALL could be a part of our contest and hope the winners truly enjoyed their lunch with Mrs. Pearsall!  Artwork will be taken off of display on Friday, 5/24.  It will be available after school for pick up Friday 5/24 through the end of the school day on Thursday 5/30.  Please make arrangements to pick it up and take it home.  (Some large pieces will probably need assistance from parents.)

    If you want to volunteer this summer at the Tipp City Public Library, applications are due this Friday, May 24. If you drop them off to Mrs. Torrence, she will take them to the public library after school on Friday. Extra applications are available from Mrs. Torrence or go to this web address: https://tippcitylibrary.org/teens/.

    8th graders going on the Washington DC trip: Please turn in all paperwork to the office.

    All Call to Parents! We need YOU in the middle school for the last day of School, May 30th! Field Day is quickly approaching. We kindly ask for your donation of water, flavored ice or your time to help Field Day work best for your kids! There are sign-ups specific to times. We will post games later to the schools website.  https://www.volunteersignup.org/3WBR4

    If a student has medication in the clinic, it must be picked up on/or before the last day of school May 30, 2019. All medication not picked up by parents will be properly disposed of on that date.

    If you are interested in purchasing a yearbook you can still buy one. Please, stop by Miss Phibbs room (212) in order to purchase a book. They are 30 dollars! Checks can be made out to Tipp City Schools.

    Any 8th grade boy that is interested in playing high school soccer in the fall, there will be an informational meeting with the high school coaches on Wednesday May 29th at 10:45 a.m. in the choir room. If you have any questions see Mr. Slyman.

    Student-Athletes interested in playing football, there will be a Parent/Player meeting on Tuesday, May 28th, in the HS gym. The Varsity/Freshmen meeting will begin at 6:30 PM, the Middle School meeting will begin at 8:00 PM. All pertinent information pertaining to the season will be discussed, paperwork handed out, and official calendar from June to December will be handed out.

    Cheer tryouts for grades 7-12 begin June 4th. Please see Mrs. Galloway’s page on the TMS website to register and get all required information to try out. You must have a current physical on file to participate.

    If you would like to be added or deleted from our morning announcement via email please send a message to Mrs. Gross at PGross@TippCity.k12.oh.us

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