Tippecanoe High School

Where Excellence is a Tradition

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  • School Hours
    7:40 - 2:40
     
    Office Hours
    7:00 - 3:30 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
     
    Athletic Office Hours
    7:30 - 4:00

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Welcome

  • Welcome to Tippecanoe High School!

    Home of the Red Devils

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

     

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    Principal
    Chris Zink
     (937) 667-8448
    School Secretary
    Marilynn Rowe
    (937) 667-8448
    Counseling Secretary
    Tracey Gaier
     (937) 667-6419

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

    Fax
    (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 high schools in the country by US News & World Report. Tipp City students consistently rank among the top in the Miami Valley area in state assessments and college entrance exams. 

    THS offers a rigorous program of studies, including accelerated and Advanced Placement courses. We are also partnered with Franklin University, Sinclair and the University of Cincinnati through Sinclair 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 Miami Valley League. We offer ten varsity sports for 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, and 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.

    Go Red Devils!

    Chris Zink
    Principal

    #empower #together

Announcements

  •  TIPPECANOE HIGH SCHOOL

    Friday, January 15, 2021

    CLUBS

    There will be a NAHS meeting via zoom on Jan. 20th at 3:15.  Please check your school email for the meeting information.

     

    There will be an Art club meeting after school on Jan. 21st in room 107.  Please bring your own supplies and wear a mask.  We will follow social distance protocols.  We will be working on our portraits for the memory project.  If you have any questions please email Miss Gentry

     

    SENIORS

    Senior portfolio is due January 15.  Please submit the form and your reflection through google classroom.  Please indicate which date you have completed the corresponding activity and any other pertinent information in the notes section of the form.  Please email your counselor with any additional questions.

     

    If you would like a picture in the yearbook different from your composite picture, we need those by 1/15. No screenshots/watermarks will be accepted. If you didn't get your composite picture taken and you don't submit a photo by 1/15 you WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE SENIOR PAGES.  See Ms. Mahaney if there is a problem.  Pictures may be emailed to bmahaney@tippcity.k12.oh.us or given on USB drive/cd.

     

    Seniors, scholarships are slowly starting to be posted on the counseling webpage. The majority of scholarships will be posted in January. Please check the webpage frequently. Please contact Miss Everhart with any questions.

     

    ORDER DEADLINE FOR GRADUATION ITEMS

    Order options: online at www.jostens.com under Tippecanoe High School; By phone weekday from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 937-552-9904 You will have a graduation – get everything you need now, don’t wait!

     

    SOPHOMORES

    Attention sophomore students: Applications to Miami Valley CTC open on December 3rd and are available on the CTC's website.  The first round of applications closes on February 4, 2021, so please get your application in ASAP.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Schmidt in the counseling office.

     

    COUNSELING

    Any young man from the Junior Class who is interested in applying to be a delegate at Buckeye Boys State this summer, please see the Counseling Office or Mr. Bellas for details.  This program will be held at Miami University June 13th - 20th depending on the situation with the coronavirus.

     

    Attention Sinclair CCP Students - please turn your 1st semester books in to Mrs. Gaier in the Counseling Office ASAP.  

     

    End of Course (EOC) retakes will be January 5th - January 15th. The fall testing window is primarily used for retakes of exams in an effort to improve scores to meet the required 18 point total. Students will need to bring their school issued ChromeBook. School counselors will be contacting parents of students who need to retest and notify them of this change in dates. If you have any questions, please contact your student's school counselor. 

     

    Free ACT practice booklets are available outside the counseling office. Juniors, we recommend you grab one. You'll be taking the ACT here at school on February 23rd. This is a retired ACT test which makes for excellent practice!

    ATHLETICS

    The varsity boys are currently ranked #5 in the Div. II Poll. The boys are currently 8-0 and return to action on Friday, Jan. 15th vs. Piqua.

    DIVISION II

    1 Lima Shawnee (9) 12-0 178

    2 Akron SVSM (7) 8-1 155

    3 Rossford 9-0 115

    4 Hamilton Ross (1) 10-1 110

    5 Tipp City Tippecanoe (1) 8-0 75

    6 Plain City Jonathan Alder (1) 6-0 66

    7 Warrensville Heights 6-1 57

    8 Shelby 9-1 36 (tie) Delaware Buckeye Valley 7-1 36

    10 Vincent Warren 5-1 31

     

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Students, please check your schedules in PowerSchool on Monday afternoon or Tuesday morning to verify your correct schedule and lunch period as changes are being made through Friday evening.

     

    There will be no advisory at THS second semester.  Students, if that still shows up in your schedules, please disregard.

     

    All students may have a free lunch. You must take one fruit or vegetable of your choice to make a free lunch. There will be no charging for students allowed during this time. Free lunch will be in effect till the end of the school year. If you wish to buy extras please make sure you have money on your account.

    Red Devils,

     

    Students and Staff: -Please return any and all library materials to the LMC as soon as possible.  Overdue notices will be distributed soon.  

    -Return overdue materials in the book drop inside the door of the Library or in the Main Entrance entryway collection box. 

    Please see Mrs. Spears in the Library with any questions or concerns.

    Red Devils!

     

    I wanted to share with you the expectations regarding exams and attendance. 

     

    • Students are expected to be on time for all exams. If a student is late for an exam, s/he will not be admitted into the testing room and will be required to complete the exam during a make-up period/time arranged with the teacher. 
    • Vacation Days are NOT permitted during exam days without administrator approval.
    • If a student is ill on an exam day, please refer to the Updated District Covid-19 Guidelines posted on the district website (12/10).  All other absences must be approved by an administrator.
    • Appointments and individual Early Dismissals are not permitted during exam periods. 
    • Buses will run at normal times.  
    • Students do NOT need to be present during their study hall. Study halls may NOT be used to take an exam unless approved by a teacher.
    • If a Snow Day were to occur on an exam day, we would push everything back one day.

     

     

     

     

     

    Friday 1/15/2021 (2 Hour Early Release per District Calendar)

    7:40 - 8:40: Office Hours               7:40 - 8:45: Exam 2

    8:50 - 9:55: Exam 1                          8:55 - 10:00: Exam 4

    10:05 - 11:10: Exam 3                      10:10 - 11:15: Exam 6

    11:20 - 1:10: Exam 5                        11:50 - 12:40: Office Hours

              11:20-11:50: A Lunch          12:40: Any students remaining are dismissed

              12:00-12:30: B Lunch

              12:40-1:10: C Lunch

    1:10 - 2:40: Office Hours

     

    Dad Joke of the Day 

    Dad Joke of the Day: What do you call a telescope that can’t stop running into things? A kaleidoscope. 

    Be the reason someone smiles today! #together Go Red Devils! #empower #together Go Red Devils!

     

    Quote of the Week

    Student Submission: “If there is nothing that can be done, do something about it. Make changes for the better, make changes for the good. Making things better starts with you.“

     

    “Unity is strength...when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” -Mattie Stepanek #empower #together Go Red Devils!

     

    If you would like to be added to (delete from) our morning announcements via email please send a message to Ms. Rowe at MARowe@tippcity.k12.oh.us.

     

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