Tippecanoe High School

Where Excellence is a Tradition

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    7:40 - 2:40
     
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    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

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    CLUBS

    “The spring musical “Freaky Friday” will stream Friday and Saturday April 23rd and 24th at 7pm. Tickets are available at showtix4u.com. See the spring musical webpage for more information.”

     

    Chess club will be meeting in Mr McCray's room,(room 221) right after school on Wed, April 14th.  All chess players or students who would like to learn chess are welcome to attend.

     

    Hey Juniors and Seniors!  Due to these weird times we were unable to do a lot of our fall activities, like Powder Puff.  However, we have gotten it approved to play Powder Puff this Spring.  The date is set for Wednesday May 12th.  There will be a sign-up sheet outside Mrs. Robertson's room (215) starting

    (April 6th).  This is a preliminary list to see who is interested in playing and coaching.  The next step will be the coaches setting up practices and someone designing t-shirts.  We will do t-shirt orders once we get practices organized and going.  If you have any questions please let Mrs. Robertson or any of the execs know.

     

    JUNIORS: 

    Octagon Club will be hosting the annual blood drive this April 29 from 8am to 12n. It will look different this year in order to align with current health codes. There will only be 40 available slots available JUNIORS can register from April 12 - April 16, before registration opens up to Sophomores and Staff as well. You can register to donate through April 23 unless slots are filled. If you wish to donate, see Mrs. Wirrig in room 129 for a registration packet and appointment time. 

     

    SENIORS

    There will be a senior meeting Friday April 16 at 9 AM in the CPA.  We will be discussing upcoming events. 

     

    Please complete the "Participation in Graduation Assignment" in your Class of 2021 Google Classroom ASAP.  Please see the counseling office with any questions. 

     

    Octagon Club will be hosting the annual blood drive this April 29 from 8am to 12n. It will look different this year in order to align with current health codes. There will only be 40 available slots available JUNIORS can register from April 12 - April 16, before registration opens up to Sophomores and Staff as well. You can register to donate through April 23 unless slots are filled. If you wish to donate, see Mrs. Wirrig in room 129 for a registration packet and appointment time. 

     

    Graduation - still need to order – Visit www.jostens.com under your home school.  Online or by phone

    937-552-9904 (weekdays 9-4:30)

     

    COUNSELING

    IMPORTANT INFO REGARDING EOC EXAMS:

    - We will operate on the 2-hr delay schedule during the week of testing

    - Students who have a test need to report to school at 7:40

    - If you do not have a test that day, you will report to school at 9:40  

    - Busses will be operating on regular time, so you will need to find a ride if you do not have a test that day. If you cannot find a ride and have to ride the bus you will need to hangout in the commons until school starts at 9:40

    - Wednesday the 14th is a makeup day. Unless you missed a test on Monday or Tuesday you do NOT have to report until 9:40

    - Bring a pencil for scratch work. If you are testing in math bring a calculator

    - Make sure to log out of your Chromebook and shut it down so it can update. Please make sure your Chromebook has a full charge for testing. 

     

     

     

     

    Chromebook cases are required to be used at all times.  If you do not have one, please see Mrs. Gaier in the office. 

     

    ATHLETICS

    Cheer tryout details and registration for those entering grades 7-12:

     https://www.tippcityschools.com/Page/7429   

    Please send any questions to jgalloway@tippcity.k12.oh.us

     

    Attention Red Devils, Tipp City junior baseball and softball is hiring students age 12 to 19 interested in umpiring this spring. Free umpire training sessions will be held at Kyle Park field number seven on Thursdays in April from 5 PM to 7 PM. Go to tcjb.org for more information.

     

    Any 9th-11th grader interested in trying out for cheer for the 2021-22 school year, please fill out an interest form on Mrs Galloway's school website. This will ensure that information about tryouts is emailed directly to you when the arrangements are solidified. Please contact Mrs. Galloway with any questions.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfn_DVB1Ypw4Mv0A-mdFF6XO_rTo6oeFo7QpbL_gSIIYCwUrw/viewform

     

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Red Devil of the Week:

    Congratulations to our Red Devil of the Week, Kessler Hackenberger! His nominator, Mrs. Robertson states, "Kessler absolutely makes my day! From our early morning chats to classroom banter he always makes my day! I have so enjoyed having him in class for two years and looking forward to a third and fourth. He definitely brightens even my worst days." Keep up the great work Kessler, and Go Red Devils!

     

    IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR 

    All Tipp City School students must have documentation of required immunizations or hand written exemption (based on conscience, including religious convictions, or medical conditions with doctor’s signature) on file yearly on or prior to the first day of school. Please submit documentation as soon as possible. 

    Exclusion dates for the 2020-2021-(ORC-3313.671) Students cannot attend school or participate in athletics/extra- curricular activities if proper immunization documentation is not on file (14 calendar days once school starts).

    Grades 1-12,   September 2nd, 2021

    Kindergarten   September 7th, 2021

    Students are excluded from school starting on the above dates if proper documentation  is not received.

    All students who will be entering 12th grade for the 2021-2022 school year will be required to have the meningococcal vaccine. (If the 1st meningitis vaccine was received before 16 years of age a second vaccine is required or if the student is 15 years old or younger in the 12th grade, only 1 dose is required) This requirement will be enforced progressively as it was adopted in 2016-2017.

     

    Dad Joke of the Day

    Dad Joke of the Day: The Black Eyed areas can sing us a song, but the Chickpeas can only hummus one.

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

     

    Quote of the Week

    Quote of the Week: Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. 

    -Ryunosuki Satoro

     

    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.

     

Building News

Curriculum Night

  • Curriculum Night 2021

    THS Program of Studies 2021-22

    Virtual Curriculum Night Flyer


    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are holding our Curriculum Night virtually this year.  In addition to the Tippecanoe High School Program of Studies (linked above), we have provided numerous resources to help students and parents with the scheduling process for the 2021-22 school year.  Below we have provided several presentations for you to review at your convenience. At the end of many of the presentations, there is a link to a Google Form for you to submit questions you have regarding that topic.  The Virtual Curriculum Night Flyer above provides additional information about these resources. Additionally on February 4th at 6:30 pm, a live Zoom session with representatives from the University of Cincinnati was held to discuss the incredibly valuable Early Information Technology (IT) program offered at THS.  Information can be found below.   If you have additional questions, please contact your student's school counselor.  


    Informational presentations for you to view at your convenience:

    These can be viewed or downloaded on a laptop or mobile device.  Many of the presentations include links to videos and/or a link to a Google Form for you to send us any questions you may have.  Unfortunately these presentations will likely not work on a chromebook; however, links to Google Slide presenatations that can be accessed on a chromebook have been provided to students on their Class of 2022, 2023, and 2024 Google Classrooms.  

    Departments Showcase

    Advanced Placement

    Preparing for Freshman Year: Class of 2025

    Graduation Requirements & Pathways: Class of 2023 & Beyond

    College Credit Plus: What You Need to Know

    Understanding Your PSAT/NMSQT Scores & AP Potential

       

    Thank you to all of those who joined us for the Zoom session to learn more about the Early IT partnership Tippecanoe HS has with Sinclair and UC.  If you have questions about this awesome opportunity, click here to ask us and we will respond as soon as possible.  

     Click here to access Ms. Calhoun's slide presentation from the UCIT Zoom session.  

    Below is additional information from Ms. Calhoun. 

    School of Information Technology at University of Cincinnati, will be hosting its annual IT Expo virtually on Tuesday April 13, 2021 from 9am-1pm.  

    The IT Expo is a major celebration and showcase of innovation in Information Technology!  Students will have the opportunity to see IT projects by: the senior class of the BSIT program, MSIT program, and applied research centers and industry.  In addition, this event allows attendees the opportunities to network with top IT professionals and faculty as well.  If you are interested in attending this virtual event, please contact your school counselor by March 15th.  

    IT Expo is similarly a great place for high school students to get experience in presenting an IT project.  Students and/or teams interested in submitting a project as part of our High School Competition, please see the attached flyer for details.  Deadline to submit a project proposal is Saturday, March 13th.   See your school counselor for additional information.  

    UC Cost:  The tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 school year have not been determined yet.  In the meantime, please do check Cincinnati Tuition Guarantee Website for more information and FAQ sheet. 

     Co-op: Students in the BSIT program are required to complete five co-op terms and alternate between full-time work experience and full-time classes. Students may co-op locally, nationally or internationally On average students earn about $56,000 after graduation. 

    Accelerated Master’s Programs:   School of Information Technology (SoIT)  offers an accelerated program for undergraduate students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program (BSIT). This program allows students to earn a dynamic master’s degree while completing a Bachelor of Information Technology degree.  For more information about IT Accelerated Programs, the UC websites or contact the Assistant Director of Graduate Programs Lauren Kirgis at lauren.kirgis@uc.edu.

    • IT Accelerated BSIT and Masters of IT
    • IT Accelerated BSIT and Masters of Instructional Design and Technology
    • IT Accelerated BSIT and Masters of Business Administration
    • IT Accelerated BSIT and Masters of Health Informatics
    • IT Accelerated BSIT and Masters of Criminal Justice

     

    UCIT Program

      


     

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    Tipp City Schools is now using SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service that allows students, staff, and parents to submit safety concerns to our administration by web, email, phone or text.  Report bullying, safety issues, a general tip or just send some kudos for a staff or student member for a job well done.  Together, using SafeSchools Alert, we can make our district a safer place to work and learn! Learn more..
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