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



    Wednesday, October 18, 2017


    Just a reminder for all Octagon Club members make sure you check the information posted on the door next to the LMC display case.

    Hey now, get your game on with the Board Game Club!  Bring your friends, bring your rivals, or bring your friend’s rivals to an informational meeting at 2:45 TODAY in room 205. Don’t lose your turn!  For more info, contact Sam Peele or Mrs. Bee.

    Interact will have a meeting on Thursday Oct 19th in room 107.  Come to learn about our upcoming service projects.  You may attend either the morning meeting or afternoon meeting.  If you have not paid your dues, be sure to bring $5 to the meeting.

    Chess club will be meeting Wed October 18th after school in Mr McCray’s room, room 221.  Players of all ability levels, including those who would like to learn how to play chess, are welcome.

    If you are interested in being on tech crew for the fall play or spring musical, or are interested in helping build/paint sets ask your advisory teacher for a crew sign-up form. Fill it out and return it to Miss Janning, Michelle Morgan, or Alec Group by Thursday October 19th. Be sure to attend the tech meeting after school Thursday as well. If your advisor did not receive a sign-up sheet or does not have enough, see the call board in the performing arts hallway between the green room and the wood shop for extra copies.

    Model UN will have a mandatory meeting this Friday at 7 A.M. for anyone attending the Ohio Northern and/or University of Dayton Conferences. The meeting will be held in Mr. Morris’s room and we will be assigning countries, discussing procedures, and preparing for the upcoming conferences. If you have any questions or concerns, please see Mr. Morris by the end of the day on Thursday.


    There are still a lot of senior bios that have not been turned in to the athletic office.  Please do so asap!

    Attention seniors, two local scholarships have been posted. The deadline for both of these scholarships is Nov 1st. Please see the guidance website for the applications and Ms. Everhart if you have any questions.


    End of course remediation has begun!  Take advantage of this time to re-fresh those skills needed for the new graduation requirements.  Join us Tuesdays or Thursdays before school at 7 AM or after school at 3 PM.  Please see guidance for questions.

    Seniors!  Do you need help filling out college applications or do you just have general questions about your plan for next year- then be sure meet your counselor and our Sinclair advisor this Wednesday the 18th in the media center after 6th period!

    Prizes to students who attend!


    Strongly encouraged conditioning for student-athletes who are not participating in a fall sport will be cancelled this Friday October 20, 2017. It will continue on Monday October 23, 2017.

    Attention Senior Swimmers, we will be having a short meeting Thursday Oct 19th after school at 2:45 PM. We will be discussing a few items. We need to have you here for this meeting!

    Let’s get Tippecanoe High School another win of the football season.  We are part of Goodwill’s Drive to Victory campaign this week and you and your family can help by taking gently used items to the Goodwill truck at the Arby’s on Weller Drive in Tipp. The Trucks will be in their parking lot through Friday at noon…spread the word to family and friends.  We can win a $300 scholarship by collection the most pounds of donations.  Anybody that makes a donation gets a buy one, get one free coupon for a sandwich at Arby’s.  The trucks will be taking donations Monday-Thursday from 8AM-8PM each day. 


    Picture retake day will be Thursday Oct 19th.  This is for both students who did not get their picture taken and students who would like their picture retaken.  If you are getting your picture retaken, please return the picture packet along with a $5 retake fee, unless there was an error made by the photographer (glare on glasses, shadow, blurry, etc). If you did not get your picture taken, packets are in the kiosk by Mrs. Petro’s attendance window, as well as the yearbook website.

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

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