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



    Thursday, June 1, 2017


    The Tippecanoe Academic Quiz Team competed this past Saturday at the High School National Championship Tournament in Atlanta, Georgia.   The all-Sophomore team of Michael Vestey, Carsten Benge, Ethan Wendel and Ben Chronister won three games and placed in the top 300 teams in America.  This was a very encouraging performance from a young team that will only improve with experience.  Congrats to the team as they completed their season with a strong finish.



    2017-2018 school year, the Ohio Department of Health requires all students in 12th grade be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. This requirement will be enforced progressively as it was adopted last school year 2016-2017. All students who will be entering 12th grade for the 2017-2018 school year will be required to have the meningococcal vaccine or they will be excluded from school on the 14th day after school begins. (If the first meningitis vaccine was received before 16 years of age, a second meningitis vaccine is needed to meet the requirement) Documentation of the required vaccines or hand written exemption must be on file on or prior to the first day of school. Please submit documentation as soon as possible. Contact your licensed health care provider to see if your student has had the required vaccine(s).  If not, schedule an appointment for your student to receive the vaccine(s).  Public Health-Miami County offers vaccines at a reduced cost.  Please call 937-573-3500 for more information. PLEASE NOTE: ORC 3313.671 states that a pupil can remain in school for 14 days after the start of school. If the appropriate documentation is not submitted, the pupil will be excluded from attending school and participating in sports or extracurricular activities. 1st day of school is August 24, 2017 (Grades 1-12) and exclusion date is September 15, 2017.


    There will be an organizational meeting on June 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Homestead Golf course for any girl interested in playing golf in the fall.

    Please turn in your track uniforms to the Athletic office: Cory Abney, Josh Burritt, Brandon Dilworth, Cole Campbell, Nick Hartman, Larry Kennedy, Sam Hunter, Ethan Sinning, Daisy Behm, Laura Fink, and Annie Martino.


    Attention, any students who are taking AP Chemistry next year must stop by Mr. McCray’s room, (room 221) after school any day this week to pick up their book and summer assignments.

     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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