Tippecanoe High School

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Tippecanoe High School
615 E. Kessler-Cowlesville Road
Tipp City, Ohio, 45371
United States
Type Public High School
Motto Where Excellence is a Tradition
School district Tipp City Exempted Village Schools
CEEB Code 364995[1]
Principal Belinda Banks[2]
Asst. Principal Steve Verhoff [2]
Grades 9-12[2]
Enrollment 940[2]
Color(s) Red and black          
Athletics Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Mascot Red Devil
Newspaper The Birchbark

Tippecanoe High School is a public high school in Tipp City, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton. It is the only high school in the Tipp City Exempted Village Schools district. The mascot of the school is the Red Devil. THS also has an outdoor environmental area. Adjacent to the area's pond is a small, hand built shed and a row of beans, used to teach the students about organic agriculture.

The arts[edit]


The Tippecanoe High School Band started in 1926 and the band has been popular since then. The band is led by Director Steve Parks and Heather Marsh. Students have a wide range of musical opportunities to participate in, including, Marching Band, Symphonic Winds, Concert Band, two Jazz Bands, Chamber Ensembles, Solo Performances, Musical Pit Orchestra, and Pep Band.[3] The Marching Band hosts an Invitational in early September and participates in the OMEA State Marching Band Finals and at Bands of America in Indianapolis.

Other Programs[edit]

  • Choir
  • Devilaires
  • Theater
  • Visual Arts
  • Color Guard
  • Winter Guard
  • Winter Percussion


Athletic teams are divided by gender and played at different times of the year (generally divided into Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring sports).

Boys' Athletics[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Wrestling
  • Ping Pong
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Paintball

Girls' Athletics[edit]

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Coast Guard Color Guard
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

Clubs and activities[edit]

Academic Quiz Team[edit]

The Tippecanoe HS Academec Quiz Team program was established in the 1995 fall semester. They participated have on the TV show High Q multiple times throughout their history and are one of the most successful academec quiz teams in Ohio. The team participates in events yearly with members coming and going as their schedules allow.[4]

Other Organizations[edit]

  • Anglers' Outdoors Club
  • Astra
  • Chess Club
  • Destination Imagination
  • Model UN
  • Muse Machine
  • National Honor Society
  • Newspaper
  • Octagon
  • Science Fair
  • Student Senate
  • Varsity Letter
  • Yearbook
  • Puzzle Club

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Domestic High Schools by State (OH through SC)". Retrieved 2009-11-24. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Tippecanoe High School". Retrieved 2009-11-24. 
  3. ^ "Band Program". Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  4. ^ "Academic Quiz Team". Retrieved 2009-07-18. 

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