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Tippecanoe Valley Middle School
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Parent Survey Links: We value your input!  Please take a minute and answer these questions about how we are doing.  One response per computer please.  The link closes October 31st.


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Mr. Cooper and Mr. Backus ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video

TMVS has launched a new athletic  page! Get all the latest MS sports information here.  

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to check it out!

The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation is pleased to introduce a new program called e-Funds for Schools.  This program offers various options for parents/guardians who choose to make payments on-line and is extremely user friendly. The e-Funds For Schools service is offered to you by a third party service provider and there is a $1.00 transaction convenience fee for each electronic checking payment that you make. When you set up your account, please review your options carefully.

e-Funds for Schools Registration Guide

Lunch/Breakfast Payments On-line

Check out the new TVMS Viking Gear on sale now.  To be included in the first order, forms are due by Friday, September 5th.  TVMS Spirit Wear


Homework Sheets

6th Grade Homework
7th Grade Homework
8th Grade Homework 
Click here for our homework sheet archive.

October 31, 2014

Today's Menu-
 Taco salad or buritto, refried beans, salsa, cooked carrots, strawberry or peach cup, a cookie, and chips

Monday's Menu -  
Meatball sub or cheeseburger, cooked carrots, lettuce salad, and pears

Happy Birthday to - Amy Garcia, Evelin Alarcon, Mason Jackson, and Jeremy Landis-TODAY; Zakkery Miller-SUNDAY

Thought for the Day -  
Despite the forecast, live like it's spring.  Lilly Pulitzer

Ultimate Club-
During this club, students will divide into teams and play Ultimate.  This is a field game in which players throw and catch the disc to move down the field to scoer in the end zone.  P.E.-type clothing appropriate for the weather of that day and shoes that are comfortable for running are the only equipment students need to bring.  Some high school students do attend.
Time: 3:30-4:45
Dates: Every Wednesday as long as the weather holds
Eligibility: Must carry a D average or better in all classes
Transportation: Please make sure you have a ride here promptly at 4:45
Sponsor: Mrs. Hunn (574) 353-7353, extension 3610

Chess Club -
During this club, students will learn how to move the chess pieces and some basic strategies of chess.  Each week students will pair off and play games of chess against the other students who attend.
Every Monday through the winter months
Must carry a D average or better in all classes
Please make sure you have a ride here promptly at 4:45
Mrs. Hunn (574) 353-7353, extension 3610

The Mentone Parent Support Group
is sponsoring a fundraiser at TG's Frozen Yogurt in Warsaw on November 2nd from Noon - 9:00 pm.  Show your support and enjoy some frozen yogurt.

8th Grade Students -
The Yearbook staff needs you to bring in a baby picture for the yearbook.  You can give your baby picture to Mrs. Thomas or Mr. Sprunger.  Make sure your name is written clearly on the back of your picture.  Baby pictures will be returned.

All Students -
The Fulton County Public Library in Rochester has put up their annual "Our Heroes" tree, and you can help decorate it!  Paper stars with pictures of past and present servicemen/women will be hung on the tree to honor those who have served and/or are serving in any branch of the military.  Pick up a star in the Media Center along with instructions and then return it to Mrs. Shepard or Mrs. Border and they will make sure it gets hung on the tree.  After the holidays, the star will be returned to you.

Spelling Bee -
Students interested in participating in our school-wide Scripps National Spelling Bee in December, can pick up a word list in the office.  The winner at TVMS will move on to the county-wide spelling bee.  Austyn McCord was our school champ last year.

Turbine Trot 5K -
The Tippecanoe Valley High School Cross Country team is hosting their 2nd annual Turbine Trot 5K walk/run on Saturday, November 8th, starting at 5:30 pm. It will be a twilight race with all participants receiving glow sticks, and will be held on the high school varsity cross country course.  The deadline to register online to guarantee a t-shirt is October 17th at www.active.com or you can register the day of the race starting 4:30 to 5:15 pm for $20.  Questions - call 574-835-3712.

Parents may obtain log-in information to access student schedules, grades, discipline, and attendance through InformationNOW.  Please call into the TVMS Office, 574-353-7353574-353-7353, if log-in information is needed.  Instructions for InformationNOW

"The USDA and the State of Indiana are equal opportunity providers and employers."


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;  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.



Safe School Zone!

postHelp us create a safer school zone!  Report bullying by sending an anonymous report to us.  Your reports are confidential and will be acted upon quickly. Thank you for making our schools safer!  Click here.

Bullying Presentation (PPT - Audio)
Bullying Presentation (PDF)

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Mr. Scott Backus
11303 W 800 S
Akron, IN 46910
(574) 353-7353(574) 353-7353 X3102

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