Burket Educational Center Hosts Graduation Celebration

BURKET — Twelve students walked the stage during the Burket Educational Center Graduate Honors Reception held Thursday morning, May 18. The Burket Historical Gymnasium was filled with teachers, families and friends to celebrate the graduations of the students. Students Angie Denton, Katherine Heckman, Josie Forney, Dewey Gayheart, Abby … Read More

Tippeacanoe Valley Honors Four Retiring Teachers For Decades Of Service

AKRON—  Four teachers who are retiring at the end of the school year from the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation were honored on May 8 for their years of service. The board of trustees recognized Lois Ann Buss, Tippecanoe Valley High School language teacher, Kim Eiser, Mentone Elementary first … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley School Board Approves Changes To 1:1 Device Protection Plan

AKRON — Updates to the 1:1 Device Protection Plan at Tippecanoe Valley High School were approved during the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, May 8. Director of Technology Keith Lang explained this is the year to refresh the 1:1 Device Protection Plan. Lang … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley To Host Community Job Fair May 6

AKRON — Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, in cooperation with WorkOne of Northern Indiana, will host a community job fair on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School commons. Several employers will be present to share their career opportunities. Some of … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley Schools Announces Summer Food Service Program

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation has announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley To Host Community Job Fair May 6

AKRON — Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, in cooperation with WorkOne of Northern Indiana, will host a community job fair on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School commons. At least 19 employers will be present to share their career opportunities. … Read More

TVSC Board Approves $28,000 K21 Health Foundation Grant

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation board of trustees approved at its April 17 meeting a grant to fund biomedical science classes at Tippecanoe Valley High School. The K21 Health Foundation awarded the corporation with a $28,237 grant to fund instructor training, classroom supplies and the implementation … Read More

Valley Insight: Maintaining Quality School Facilities – A Continual Process at Tippecanoe Valley

By Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation Superintendent Brett Boggs  AKRON — In the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, providing attractive, efficient and modern school facilities is a priority. Our community expects – and our students, staff and parents deserve – educational facilities that are safe and designed to meet the educational … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley High School To Host Community Blood Drive April 18

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley High School student council will host its final blood drive of the current school year on Tuesday, April 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The student council hosts four blood drives throughout each school year. The American … Read More

Public Invited To Attend Elementary Spring Music Programs

AKRON — Elementary school students throughout the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation are gearing up for their annual spring music programs. Akron Elementary’s spring program is planned for 7 p.m. on  Monday, April 17  in the school gymnasium. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.. The Akron program will feature … Read More

Students To Compete At State Career Development Conference

AKRON —  Two Tippecanoe Valley High School students will compete at the Jobs for America’s Graduates State Career Development Conference on Friday, March 17, in Indianapolis. Seniors Yara Vazquez and Elizabeth Salazar qualified at the regional conference at the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in South … Read More

Burket Education Center Partners With Jack And Jill Preschool

AKRON — A local preschool will soon be finding a new home at the Burket Educational Center. During a meeting of the Tippecanoe Valley Board of School Trustees held on March 14, the board decided to accept an agreement between Jack & Jill Preschool and the Burket Education … Read More

TVHS Students To Perform “The Sound of Music” March 23-25

AKRON — Tippecanoe Valley High School will hold its spring musical “The Sound of Music” for three days in March. The musical will take place March 23 – 25 in the TVHS lecture room at 7 p.m. each day. There is also a 2 matinee Saturday afternoon. Tickets … Read More

K21 Health Foundation Donates $1,000 To TVHS In Honor Of Board Member

MENTONE — K21 Health Foundation donated $1,000 to Tippecanoe Valley High School counseling services in board member’s name. Rosy Jansma, a Mentone resident and parent of two Tippecanoe Valley students, serves on the K21 Health Foundation board of directors. Because of Jansma’s involvement in the community and commitment … Read More

Akron And Mentone Elementary Kindergarten Roundup Set For March 20

AKRON — Akron Elementary School and Mentone Elementary School will host kindergarten roundup events at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, for parents or guardians wanting to enroll their child for the upcoming school year. Attendees will learn about the expectations of kindergarten, meet teachers and school staff members, … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley High School To Open Clothing Boutique For Students

AKRON — Students at Tippecanoe Valley High School are getting a chance to make a good first impression and put their best foot forward with the help of a new boutique in the school. What started out as a clothing closet for students has morphed into a boutique … Read More