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Tippecanoe Quick News: 3.19.10

  • TONIGHT: Nevin Coppock families are invited to the second annual Family Fun Night from 6 to 9 p.m., at L. T. Ball.  Game tickets can be purchased at the door for $0.25 each.  Enjoy about 20 games, including corn hole, hole-in-one, and Jumpy’s for 1 to 8 tickets.  A silent auction will include 45 gift items.  Food and beverages will also be for sale.  Admission is free.  Sponsored by NC Parent Teacher Club
  • TMS Robotics team, Thomas Gaier, Ryan Beagle, Cole Shinkle and Chad Stapp, with Coach David Gaier, won fourth place, as well as the Judges Trophy at the VEX Clean Sweep Robotics Competition on March 13, in Marion.  The rookie team was the only middle school represented at the event, competing against 13 high school teams.  They will travel to their final competition of the year Saturday in Zionsville, Indiana.  Thanks to sponsors Tippecanoe STEAM Boosters, DARE Electronics, and Big Robot Game Café.
  • ATTENTION SENIOR GIRLS:  You will be receiving an invitation for the Annual Senior Tea, which will be hosted by Community Minded Women at 2 p.m., May 11, at Club 55 in Troy.  Two important reminders: Please R.S.V.P. to the Guidance Office by April 23; and please do not disappoint your mother – submit 1-5 photos of yourself, age kindergarten to 12th grade for the slide show.  She will be so glad you did!
  • Tippecanoe Music Department is very proud of their performances in District Large Group competition.  The Symphonic Winds received straight Superior ratings at Ben Logan, qualifying them for State competition on April 30, in Troy.  The Symphonic Choir and Freshman Women’s Choir received Superior ratings at Bellefontaine, which qualifies them for State contest on May 1, which will be hosted by Tippecanoe High School.  Concert Band and Symphonic Women’s Choir received Excellent ratings at the same events.
  • More than 200 students and parents attended the Broadway Elementary Math and Science Night on March 11, participating in a variety of fun, hands-on activities.  Thank you to staff, teachers and special guests.
  • Seventh grade art students, Brinna Price, Grace Kueterman, and Jenna Zuzolo, as well as eighth grader, Cody Saylor, will have artwork displayed at the STRS Building and Rhodes Tower in Columbus throughout March.  Students will receive awards at a special ceremony as part of the Youth Art Month and Young Peoples Art Exhibit, sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association.
  • Nevin Coppock Third Graders have Heart! Students recently collected  $2,430 in sponsorships for the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart.  Students were awarded individual as well as team prizes.  P.E. teacher, Mr. Don Wildermuth, impresses upon his students the importance of exercise and heart health.  Each student could pay tribute to a special friend or loved one by placing a decorative heart on their locker.  Since 1996, Wildermuth’s students have raised more than $30,000 for this program.
  • Tippecanoe Middle School seventh graders will be immersed in a medieval day during their annual Medieval Fayre and Feast on Friday, March 26.  The event is the culmination of a cross-curricular social studies and language arts unit on medieval times.  Students will spend the morning in hands-on sessions such as medieval cooking, weaving, dancing, gargoyles, family shields, indoor games, parchment and quills, stained glass windows, sundials, and lawn games before attending the feast in the afternoon.
  • Join us!   TMS Spirit Night, 4 to 10 p.m., Monday, March 29, at Texas Roadhouse, 5611 Merily Way, Huber Heights.  Ten percent of food bills will be donated to the school.  You may call ahead for seating – 233-7427.  Flyers are available at the Middle School or Board of Education.  YOU MUST PRESENT A FLYER !

Congratulations to TCEVS graduate, Dr. Nancy Ditmer, who has been elected president-elect to MENC:  The National Association for Music Education.  Ditmer serves as professor of music education at The College of Wooster as well as director of the Scot Marching and Symphonic Bands.


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