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Tippecanoe Valley High School is striving to provide the best educational opportunities for our students. The Tippecanoe Valley High School website is one tool that we feel is an effective way to keep students, parents, and community members informed of various activities and programs going on here at the high school. We welcome your comments as we continue to refine our website to make it more user friendly. Please take some time to look over the information and let us know how we might better serve you at Tippecanoe Valley High School.


TVHS Announces End of Year Information and Exam Schedules

TVHS Shares School Improvement Team (SIT) Notes

TVHS Looks at New Viking Success Schedule

TVHS Student Assistance Program



TVHS Invites Parents to Particiate in School Improvement Meetings


Tippecanoe Valley Announces Make-Up Day Schedule








Due to an increase in insurance premium for the 2014-2015 school year, we are posting a new insurance selection form here.  Parents that selected a one year policy last year or are new to the HS this year should download and complete a new form by the start of the school year.  This form must be completed as well as the 1:1 agreement before the ablets will be distributed to your student.  Parents that selected a multi-year policy last year do not need to complete the Insurance Selection form for the current school year.  This form can be downloaded here, or you can log into Infosnap and download the updated form from there.

Insurance Selection Form





The Indiana State Department of Health has updated school immunization requirements for the 2014-2015 school year.  Click on the link below for a chart detailing the latest requirements:

IN State Department of Health School Immunization Requirements



Announcements

 

Tippecanoe Valley High School 

Announcements for
May 25th- 30th



Lunch this week:


Monday May 25: No School- Memorial Day

Tuesday May 26:  Chicken Patty or Biscuits & Gravy w/ sausage patty: potato wedges, veggies & dip, applesauce, milk
 & orange juice 

Wednesday May 27: Chili cheese dog or BBQ Rib: baked beans, coleslaw, peaches, 
milk & orange juice

Thursday May 28: Cheeseburger or Chicken Parmesan: pasta w/ sauce, green beans, pineapple, hot roll,
 milk & orange juice

Friday May 29: Calzone or Chicken Fajita: corn, tossed salad, fruit salad, milk & orange juice




Sports this week:


Monday  May 25

10:00 Softball Sectional at Lakeland HS
*We play against Fairfield


Tuesday May 26


 
4:15 Golf at Warsaw
5:00 Baseball (V) with Winamac


Wednesday May 27




Thursday May 28


4:30 Golf with Bremen & Triton


Friday May 29

 


Saturday May 30



8:00 Golf at LaVille
11:00 Baseball Sectional at Northwood

     
          

Adult Education - GED, ESL, and Skills Improvement - TVHS Special Education Department Head Debbie Johnston is the instructor.  Questions may be directed to her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by calling (574) 353-7031(574) 353-7031 ext 2203. 

Interested students are encouraged to come to the class where they begin by taking an assessment to determine their level of performance.  An educational plan will then be developed for each participant with the goal of taking and passing the GED test.

Similar adult education classes are also offered in Rochester and Warsaw.  
Please share this information with anyone that might be interested in participating.




Congratulations to the following Boys' Track team members on their wins last night at Sectionals: Deontee Smith, 300 Hurdles; Aaron Hoffman, Discus. And also, Congratulations to Michael Thacker, Neil Clampitt, and Dakota Parker for qualifying for Regionals!




Attention! Have you ordered your yearbook yet? Time is running out, there are only 60 books remaining, and the school year is drawing to a close! If you have yet to order your book, now's the time! Books are still on sale for the price of $54, but again, time is limited. Get your order forms in the office and turn them into Mrs. Engle in Room 302!




 Track and field athletes please turn in your uniform and warm up to the Athletic office. Please have it in a bag with your name on it. Thank you! 




Anyone interested in being a Mentor during Viking Success, for next year, please come to room 200 at 11:15 tomorrow during SRT. If you can't make it, please come by and sign up. Thank You!




Open mats for wrestling will be every Thursday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm in Aux. gym.




Make money and earn a Varsity manager’s letter.  RTC is still looking to pay a few more students to film next year at sporting and performing arts events, and they are willing to pay!  If we don’t have students sign-up, they are going to pay Rochester students to come film here instead.  Please see Mr. Parker if interested.

 




 Students who may have art projects may pick these up in between classes in the art room. Projects will not be stored over the summer.

 


 Seniors, please complete the Senior Contact Information Assignment on My Big Campus by June 1st.

 


Anyone interested in sending a Smile Gram, they are available in Mr. Walker's room and they are free!  




We still have room in the summer driver ed.  for anybody that will turn 15 by July 1st.  Speak to Mr. Heinold in room 504 if interested.  Also, there will be a meeting Tuesday at 11:35 during SRT for anyone that has already registered or is interested in the summer driver ed. in room 504.





Mrs. Bradley and Mrs. Bush-Garbers have put together a Happy Wall outside my classroom door. This wall is open to anyone to add any pictures, quotes, movie lines, song lyrics, etc. that make you happy. Please feel free to add as many items as to the wall as you would like. This is our way of spreading happiness and sharing smiles with everyone in our building. Please remember to keep it appropriate, Thank you! Happiness is a choice; choose happiness today!





Mentone EMS is sponsoring their 11th Annual Egg City 5K Run/1 Mile walk to be held on June 6th in Downtown Mentone. Registrations are available in the office for the race. More divisions and awards have been added this year.




 The 21st Century Scholars Program has developed a series of regionally-based workshops to help current 21st Century Scholar juniors to get a jump start on their senior year of high school. Held on a local college campus, each workshop will provide Scholars with essential information about the 21st Century Scholarship along with tips and resources to help them Jump Start their path toward college and career success. Junior Scholars (class of 2016) and their parents or guardians are strongly encouraged to attend a workshop in their area. Workshop location, dates, and registration information is available on the Guidance Website and My Big Campus.

 



 FFA Members:  The Chapter Achievement Banquet has been moved to May 28th, beginning at 6:30.  We will provide the food (and entertainment J)YOU need to let Mrs. Paxton know how many will attend from your family by next Friday.

 




Girls Basketball Open Gym this week, May 25-30, will be Tuesday and Wednesday from 6-8pm.

 
 



 VIKING OF THE WEEK!!!
Do you know of a TVHS staff member that is hardworking, dedicated, and simply just fabulous?  Well, nominate them to be the next Viking of the Week!  Nomination forms are in the office beside the nomination box in the mailbox area!  Let’s pass the trophy to the next awesome person!  It’s a great day to be a Viking!  






 
Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation (TVSC) is pleased to announce its new Safe Schools Hotline, a service that provides a means of reporting incidents or possible threats before they happen, so TVSC can take the steps necessary to prevent them from taking place.

TVSC Safe Schools Hotline is a telephone application (voice or text message) that allows students, parents, and members of the community to report threats of violence, bullying, suicide, theft, gang activity, drug use, vandalism or any other concern at any TVSC school. With this telephone application, when someone calls the number to report a threat or problem, the caller is prompted to leave a message along with any other important information.  The message is immediately transmitted via telephone, cell phone and email to the building administrators and the TVSC school resource officer. TVSC has the ability to manage the calls through a web site, where school officials can see and download call reports. A full transcript of the call is transmitted with each email so that the administrator has first-hand knowledge of the call received.  A school administrator will evaluate the potential threat level and respond accordingly.

In a world where the unthinkable happens somewhere nearly every day, tools such as the TVSC Safe Schools Hotline are needed to help protect students and staff from a tragedy that no parent, teacher, or school administrator wants to deal with - ever.  If you have first-hand knowledge of a potentially harmful situation, please call the TVSC Safe Schools Hotline at (574) 387-3825.







Tippecanoe Valley Seeks Talma High School Memorabilia
 
The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation (TVSC) continues a tradition of honoring the high schools that once existed within its current boundaries by seeking memorabilia from Talma High School.  A

display case for Talma High School memorabilia has been added to the foyer of the north entry to the Tippecanoe Valley High School Gym where it joins similar display cases for Beaver Dam High School and Burket High School.


Anyone with Talma High School memorabilia to donate for permanent display may do so by dropping the items off at the TVSC Administration Office, 8343 South State Road 19, Akron, Indiana, or by calling 574-353-7741  574-353-7741 for additional information.  All items should be accompanied by the name of the individual making the donation.  



 

 

Public Notice Statement
 It is the policy of the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability, in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and Title VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), Title IX (Educational Amendments 1972), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, and Section 504 (Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973).
Inquires regarding compliance with Title IX may be directed to the Assistant Superintendent, Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, 8343 S State Rd 19, Akron, IN - Telephone (574) 353-7741(574) 353-7741;  Inquires regarding compliance with Section 504 may be directed to the Director of Special Services, Burket Education Center, 5095 S 700W, Box 8, Burket, IN - Telephone (574) 491-2555(574) 491-2555.  
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events Calendar


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05/27 Original End of 4t...
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06/07 Graduation (baccal...
06/07 Graduation(ceremony)

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Contact Us

Dr. Michael Bendicsen
Principal
8345 S. State Road 19
Akron, IN 46910
(574) 353-7031(574) 353-7031 X2470
bendicsenm@tvsc.k12.in.us
 

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