Tippecanoe High School

Where Excellence is a Tradition

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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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    Chris Zink
     (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. 

    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

    #empower #together



    Tuesday May 18, 2021


    If you signed up to take AP Psychology next year, please plan to attend a mandatory meeting this Wednesday, May 19 in room 129. There will be a session at 7:25 am and another at 2:45pm. You must attend one. It will last approximately 10 mins.



    All school fees must be paid in full in order to walk at graduation.  See Ms. Rowe in the main office if you have any questions.


    If you took a Sinclair CCP class you need to request your transcript and send it to the college you are attending in the fall.  The steps can be found here: https://www.sinclair.edu/services/welcome-center/registration-and-student-records/student-records/transcripts/



    CCP Students - Turn your CCP books into Mrs. Gaier ASAP.



    Anyone interested in running HS cross country next year will need to attend a parent and athlete meeting on Tuesday, May 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the Tipp Middle School gymnasium.


    Attention Girls Swim Team. MVL Tshirts are in! Go check in with Coach Kelly after 2nd period!


    The first Color Guard Try-Out Tuesday May 18th, from 3:00-5:00 in the HS band room. No experience required! 



    Attention any student who is taking AP Chemistry next year.  There will be a short informational meeting before school and also right after school on Friday May 21st in Mr McCray's room, room 221.  Please see Mr McCray if you are unable to attend.


    Seniors need to turn in Chromebooks Tuesday starting 5th period. Turn in Chromebooks, charger and cases to Mrs.  Spears in room 109. We will be available 5th period thru the end of the day.



    Annie Sinning

    Annie is exactly the type of student that embodies "Tradition of Excellence." Not only is she a fantastic student who consistently does her work and asks for help when she needs it, she excels in sports and theatre too. Annie was recently cast in a lead role in the school musical and she was an absolute blast to work with as her choreographer. Annie was so on top of things that she even knew other characters' lines and stage work! Keep it up Annie! -Mrs. Rhoton


    Please see attached! The Boosters Association is hosting their 1st Annual Tippecanoe Spirit Wear contest.





    Our Covid protocols will remain in place until the end of the year. Here's a message from the Governor that was sent out as an update: 


    Dear Education Leader,

    Thank you for your hard work this year to provide safe and healthy in-person educational opportunities to Ohio’s students. As you may have seen, the Centers for Disease Control recently revised their recommendations around mask guidance for individuals who are fully vaccinated. While Ohio will be amending its health orders to comply with this new CDC guidance, in order to maintain consistency and model safe behavior for Ohio’s students, these changes do not affect the existing order requiring the use of facial coverings and other health protocols in our schools. With limited numbers of students vaccinated, it is important that we continue these safety measures through the end of the current school year. I appreciate the efforts that you have undertaken locally to protect students and I look forward to continuing to work together for Ohio’s kids.

    Thank you,

    Governor Mike DeWine




    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: Why do cows have hooves? Because they lactose. Why do cows wear bells? Because their horns don’t work. Be the reason someone smiles today!  #empower #together Go Red Devils!


    Quote of the Week

     “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” -John Lennon


    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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