Tippecanoe Middle School

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    7:30 - 2:30

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Welcome

  • Welcome to Tippecanoe Middle School!

    Serving Students in Grades Six to Eight

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

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

    Office Aide
    Patti Gross
    (937) 667-8454
       
    Fax
    (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

    Monday, Sept. 23, 2019

    Lunch for Today:  Pizza Hut, Mini Carrots & Dip, Fruit, Milk

    Lunch for Tomorrow: Beef & Cheese Burrito, Buttery Corn, Fruit, Milk

    Tippecanoe Middle School is sponsoring a drive for Shoes 4 the Shoeless. We are accepting monetary donations to help those in need of shoes, which will go directly toward this non-profit organization.
    Tuesday – Any donation on Tuesday and you get to eat your lunch outside!
    Wednesday – Any donation in Social Studies class Wednesday and get to eat your snack in class!
    Thursday – Any donation Thursday and you will be entered into a raffle to play a song between classes!
    Friday – Buy a piece of tape for $1 to tape Mr. Slyman to the wall!

    The Dewey Decimal number of the week is 323.11,  African-American civil rights. Stop in the library this week and find a book with this Dewey Decimal number. Show the book to Mrs. Torrence to be entered to win a candy bar.  Congratulations to last week’s winner of a $5 Scholastic Book Fair gift certificate—Leilani Green.

    Attention members of the TMS Quiz bowl team.  Please remember to turn in your permission slips to Mr. Enz and pay your $20 club fee to the office.  Members cannot participate in tournaments until both have been completed.

    8th graders that missed the Washington DC trip meeting and still may be interested in going, stop by the office to pick up an information packet.  If you are going on the trip, you may bring your permission slip to the office.  The first payment is due by October 8th paid directly to Classic Student Tours at (937) 439-0032 or www.classicstudenttours.com .

    Tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 24th is Picture Day!  Bring your packet with check or exact cash; or order on-line at www.mylifetouch.com using the picture day ID: EVTMG8948.  You may choose your own package and pay with credit card! No need to bring anything on picture day if you order on-line.

    The 3rd and FINAL collection for the Snack & Magazine fundraiser is tomorrow! Tuesday, Sept. 24th.  If you want to participate in the Cash Wheel at the Main Event, you need to turn in $120 of orders on Friday.  You will go straight to Red Devil period at the beginning of the day to turn in your orders and money.

    Wednesday – Join us for Intramurals after school until 3:30

    Yearbook staff applications will be available in front of the office. Please, complete and return by September 30. We will be taking only 16 students, so it is important you follow the directions on the application. You must be available to meet on Mondays after school in order to participate, and pay the 20 dollar club fee. Yearbook will begin on October 14 and run through April.

    Parents – We will have our first Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 3:00-7:00pm.  If you want to schedule a conference, call our office at 667-8454. We will schedule you a single 20 minute time slot, which will include each of the teachers you would like to meet with depending on their availability.

    Sports:
    Any 6th grader interested in a volleyball open gym is welcome from 4-5 this Friday in the gym. 

    Mark your calendars for our “Spike out Cancer” volleyball game Tipp vs. Troy on Sept. 24 at 5:30. Join us at TMS for amazing raffles, games, and silent auction. Proceeds will benefit Pink Ribbon Girls. “We will also be selling shirts at lunch the week before the game.  Shirts will cost $10 and if you wear the shirt to the game you get in free!”     PINK OUT T-SHIRT SALE!!!
    Pink Out shirts will be ON SALE starting Thursday night September 19 at our HOME game against Stebbins. They will also be ON SALE during lunch on the following days...
    Monday September 23, & Tuesday September 24 while supplies last.

    Tippecanoe Middle School             Week of September 23rd

    Time

     

    Sport

     

    Opponent

    Location

    Monday, September 23rd

    5:30

    Away

    Volleyball

    7th

     

    Xenia

    Warner MS

    7:00

    Away

    Volleyball

    8th

     

    Xenia

    Warner MS

    Tuesday, September 24th

    5:30

    Home

    Volleyball

    7th

     

    Troy (PINK OUT GAME)

    Tippecanoe Middle School

    7:00

    Home

    Volleyball

    8th

     

    Troy (PINK OUT GAME)

    Tippecanoe Middle School

    Wednesday, September 25th

    5:30

    Away

    Football

    7th

     

    Piqua

    Piqua HS

    7:00

    Away

    Football

    8th

     

    Piqua

    Piqua HS

    Saturday, September 28th

    8:00

    Away

    Cross Country

     

    Miami County Meet

    Milton Union Course

     

    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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