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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    Principal
    Steve Verhoff
     (937) 667-8448
    School Secretary
    Marilynn Rowe
    (937) 667-8448
    Guidance 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 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
    Principal

Announcements

  • TIPPECANOE HIGH SCHOOL

    Thursday, April 26, 2018

    CLUBS

    There will be another drama club meeting immediately after school this Friday.

    Last night the National Art Honor Society had its induction ceremony.  If you see any of the following individuals please congratulate them for the honor of being in an honor society.  Abby Hanrahan; Andrew Doviak; Lauren Robbins; McKenzie Dean; Bridget Dahlinghaus; Jessica Miller; Tristan Spencer; Matt Taylor; Rebecca Ross; Maddie May; Abigail Lee; Emme Smith; Logan Oskey; Abby Walker; Calissa Stewart; Dawson Kehr; Ben Schober; Madison Uth; Madison Romeiser

    Just a reminder that anyone donating blood today will need to have their bright green ticket with them at all times.  The ticket is what gets you out of class, into the gym, and back to class so make sure to keep it in a safe place and with you at all times.

    On Friday, May 11th the Interact/Outdoors Club will be traveling to Covington Stillwater Prairie for the “Hug the Earth Festival”.  Volunteers will assist younger students as they navigate the high ropes course, zip line, rock wall, and tree climbing.  Space is limited.  Please see Ms. Drayton or Mr. Hoffman for permission form.

    There are 85 yearbooks left and 14 days left to order in school to get a $5 discount.  Order forms are outside Mrs. Petro's window. Get orders to Ms. Mahaney before April 30th to reserve your copy.


    Are you President material??? Do you want help out with school activities?  If so, forms will be passed out during advisory tomorrow or can be found outside of room 215 for any student interested in running for Student Senate executive or representative. Contracts are due Monday April 30th and Executive voting will take place on Friday May 4th and representatives on Wednesday May 9th during advisory. 

    GUIDANCE

    Applications are now available for Link Crew Leaders for the 2018-2019 school year. Link Crew is our new freshman orientation program that trains juniors and seniors to be mentors for the incoming freshman. Current sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply! Please pick up an application in the counseling office and see Ms. Everhart if you have any questions.

     

    ATHLETICS

    Attention football players. Leadership training will be Friday at 6:50 AM in Ms. Gentry’s room.

    Any high school athlete interested in improving strength, speed, agility and explosiveness over the summer can now register for Premier Performance Edge Camp, offered in the high school weight room and run by Coach Schultz. The program uses Olympic lifting techniques, core strengthening as well as speed and agility drills to improve sport specific skills and overall performance. Any athletes registering before May 1 are eligible for a 50 dollar discount!  Register at UVMC.com/sports-medicine or by calling 1-866-608-FIND.

    College signings-congratulations:

    Thursday, April 26th- Claire Hinkle- Soccer- Pitt University

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Are you a leader?  Are you a change agent?  What is SPIDEE?  If you are interested, come to the meeting on Tuesday morning during Advisory in the CPA.  Join us to celebrate differences and create justice.  Please see your counselor, Mr. Verhoff, or Mr. Oakes if you have questions.

    As school is ending that can only mean one thing for the Park District…Hug the Earth Festival! We are currently looking for volunteers on Saturday, May 12th from 12:30 – 5 p.m. for this wonderful event located at Stillwater Prairie in Covington. This unique event invites all members of the community to join in on the fun. We have had over 3,000 community members out at this event in past years and with over 15 different activities (high ropes course, zip line, tree climbing, rock wall, canoeing, paper rocket launch, etc.), the Park District needs a lot of help to make this event a success.

    If students are interested they could sign-up in one of two ways -

    1. Contact me directly via phone, text or email at 937.823.4874 Mindy Weaver, CPRP Outreach Coordinator or mweaver@miamicountyyparks.com.
    2. Sign-up directly by going to the Sign-Up Genius link, http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4EAAA622A2F58-hugthe2 .

    15th Annual Tippecanoe Boys Basketball Golf  Scramble

    WHEN: Saturday, June, 2nd - Shotgun Start at 8:00 a.m. Registration table opens at 7:00 a.m.

    WHERE: Homestead Golf Course 5327 Worley Rd. Tipp City, OH 45371 (937) 698-4876

    WHO’S INVITED: Anyone over the Age of 21

    PRICE: $320.00/foursome or $80.00/single

    WHAT’S INCLUDED: 18 Holes of Golf & Cart Breakfast at the Course Awards Lunch with Silent auction at the Pavilion Free Beverages on the Course

    AWARDS AND EVENTS: Lowest Team Score - $200 Closest to the “Basketball” Drive, Longest Drive, & Closest to the Pin $5 for 5 Iron Mulligans $10 each / Max 4 per foursome

    QUESTIONS: Adam Toohey – Head Coach Atoohey@tippcity.k12.oh.us Andrew Gerken agerken@tippcity.k12.oh.us

    Please send your registration information to:

    TIPPECANOE HIGH SCHOOL

    Coach Adam Toohey / email atoohey@tippcity.k12.oh.us

    615 E. Kessler-Cowlesville Rd.

    Tipp City, OH 45371

    Checks made payable to “Tippecanoe Athletics” with Boys Basketball Program in the memo line

    All proceeds will benefit the Tippecanoe Boys Basketball Program.

    Thank you for your support!!

    Information for Golf Entries (Foursome or Individual)

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    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.

Building News

  • Changes to Class Rank & Graduation Honors Information

    Changes to Class Rank & Graduation Honors Information

    On Monday evening, April 23, the Tipp City Schools Board of Education approved changes to the academic class rank policy and graduation honors. A committee of staff, parents, community members, and Board members examined our current system of class rank and graduation honors and in order to ensure that we foster student learning while continuing to support students in their post-secondary goals. The proposal included research on the impact of class rank on college admissions and potential policy changes to be implemented. The FAQ document answers questions about the policy changes.

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