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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.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tvscparentsurvey2014tvms

Spanish Version:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tvscparentsurveyspanish2014tvms



Mr. Cooper and Mr. Backus ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video
http://youtu.be/NX5pEmUOIYA




Book Fair
The whole school is excited about our upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed our way!
At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents.
Mark your calendar for our Family Event where the whole family can join in the fun. And, you can contribute books to your child's classroom library.
The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading.

See you at the Book Fair!





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

Click here
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




     Schools within the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation recently completed open building registrations for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.  Classes are scheduled to begin on Friday, August 15th.  Thank you to everyone who came in to complete their child's registration as well as those who have already completed their child's regisration online.
     Anyone who has yet to register their child for the coming school year may do so online by visiting the corporation website at http://www.tvsc.k12.in.us and following the link for online registration.  For those without Internet access, computers are available at each school where online registration may be completed.  Please call the school's office to schedule a time.
     Students returning from last year will need their "Snap Code" that was mailed in July.  Returning students that did not receive a snap code by mail should contact the school office.  Students new to the TVSC are asked complete the new student application, available on the corporation website.
    All registrations are to be completed as soon as possible.  A student is not registered for the coming school year until the registration process has been completed.




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


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Homework Sheets

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

No school for students on Monday, October 27th, due to a change in the master calendar for teacher staff development.

October 23, 2014


Today's Menu-
 Sub sandwich or Philly steak and cheese, cooked carrots, chips, and apple slices

Tuesday's Menu -  
Chicken quesadilla or chicken patty, steamed broccoli, carrot sticks, and fruit cocktail

Happy Birthday to -  Kaitlin Neese-THURSDAY; Matthew Lozano-SUNDAY

Thought for the Day -
You are altering the future by impacting everyone around you by how you treat them, how you choose to love them (or withhold love), how you listen, encourage, invest.  Robin Dance

Sports this week:


Any 7th grade girl
interested in playing in the Fall Plymouth Basketball League on Saturdays or Sundays from November 8th thru December 21st, please contact Coach Vold at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  before Wednesday, October 28th. Cost of this league is $30 per player.  

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.

PBIS
drawing for the first nine weeks will be held on Thursday, October 23rd.

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 574-835-3712574-835-3712.

TRC Basketball League for 6th Grade Boys -
Forms are available in the office for any 6th grade boy interested in the TRC Basketball League that will be starting on Saturday, October 25th.  


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


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PUBLIC NOTIFICATION 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;  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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Contact Us

Mr. Scott Backus
Principal
11303 W 800 S
Akron, IN 46910
(574) 353-7353(574) 353-7353 X3102
backuss@tvsc.k12.in.us
 

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