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
    Counseling 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 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. Eighty-five percent of our graduates in the Class of 2018 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 Greater Western Ohio Conference. In the 2019-2020 school year we will become a founding member of the Miami Valley League. 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



    Thursday, February 14, 2019


    Attention Octagon Club members: If you signed up for the Valentine’s Day celebration, turn in your contributions to the LMC by first period today! Also, it is not too late to sign up for the Chili cook-off. Stop by the LMC door to sign up.


    Attention all National Honor’s Society Members:  This is a reminder that your 8 hours of community service are due the Monday after spring break.  Please see Mrs. Hughes if you have questions or need suggestions for service hours. 


    This week is National Kindness Week, so THS wants to honor the students who go above and beyond to be kind to those around them. You have the chance to nominate one of your classmates during lunch for the 2019 Kindness Award! Go to the table at lunch and nominate one person in your grade, and the winners will be announced at the pep assembly Thursday!



    Attention Seniors…We are on an adjusted schedule tomorrow due to the pep assembly in the afternoon.  If you have Senior Option, you do not need to report in class until 8:26.  Doors will open at 8:15.


    Seniors, be sure to check the counseling website frequently as available scholarships continue to be posted. Please see Ms. Everhart if you have any questions.


    Save the Date: 2019 Senior Girls Tea; May 16, 2019, 12:00pm.  Please provide high resolution pics for the slideshow. We need pics of the graduate alone or with friends and 1 Baby & 1 Senior. Send Pics to Julie45371@gmail.com these are due March 15th!



    The Dunaway Family N.I.C.E. Scholarship has been posted and is available to all THS students regardless of grade.  The candidate must show compassion, demonstrate strong core values, possess leadership qualities and set a high bar for integrity.  Please see the Counseling website for an application or stop in the Counseling Office.


    If you weren’t able to attend the College Credit Plus informational meeting, please note there will be a make-up meeting for families on Thursday February 21 at 3:30 in the media center.  Please see Mrs. Hlavac with any questions. 


    Students who signed up for the ASVAB, it has now been rescheduled for March 4th due to a conflict with the ACT Seminar.


    Current sophomores and juniors interested in a leadership role should apply to be a Link Crew Leader for the 2019 – 2020 school year. Applications are in the counseling office, see Ms. Everhart with questions.



    Softball tryouts will be held 4:00-6:00 PM, February 18th thru February 22nd.  We will either be on our field at LT Ball or in the LT Ball gym, depending on weather.  Be prepared for either.  Any girl planning on trying out MUST have a physical turned in to the athletic office prior to tryouts.


    OHSAA Tournament Time-Dates and Times For Events:

    Feb. 15, 2019- 

    Swim at Miami University- 9am

    Feb, 19, 2013-

    Girls Basketball vs Trotwood at Springfield HS- 6pm

    Feb. 21, 2019-

    Boys Bowling at Woodman- 9am

    Girls District Bowling at Beaver -Vu- 9am

    Feb. 22, 2019-

    Wrestling at Graham- 5:30pm

    Feb. 23, 2019-

    Wrestling at Graham- 10am

    Boys Basketball vs Meadowdale at Springfield- 6pm

    Feb. 25, 2019-

    Girls Basketball Sectional Final at Springfield HS- 7:30pm

    Feb.27, 2019-

    Boys District Bowling at Beaver-Vu- 9am

    Feb. 28, 2019-

    Boys Basketball vs Northwestern at Springfield HS- 6pm

    March 1, 2019-

    District Wrestling at Wilmington- 5:30pm

    Girls Basketball Districts at Mason- TBD

    March 2, 2019- 

    District Wrestling at Wilmington- 10am

    Boys Basketball Sectional Final at Springfield HS- 7pm

    March 7, 2019-

    Boys Basketball District at UD Arena- TBD



    QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” – Henry James


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


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