Mentone Special Ed. Dept. Receives Donation For Therapeutic Horseback Riding

MENTONE — The 2018 year looks promising for the Mentone Special Education Department. The board approved a $500 donation from Rob and Patti Newman of Newman Construction to the Mentone Special Education Department Monday night at Mentone. Cathy Olson, primary special education teacher at Mentone Elementary, has worked … Read More

Valley Insight: Tying Education And Leadership Together At Akron Elementary

By Ryan Adams Co-student council advisor at Akron Elementary School Learning and leadership are two key components that Sydnie Reed, co-sponsor of the Akron Elementary School Student Council, and I teach our student council members. Our student council is very active and student driven. Each year, we hold elections … Read More

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Tippecanoe Valley To Host Parent-Teacher Conferences

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation will host parent-teacher conferences at each TVSC school from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. Parents yet to schedule a conference are encouraged to contact the office of their child’s school to arrange one.  Any parent unable to participate in … Read More

Mentone Receives Grants For Walking Trail

AKRON — It was a walk in the park kind of meeting. Tippecanoe Valley School Board breezed through its work session Thursday night as the members discussed grants they’ve received for a walking trail at Mentone Elementary. Mentone has received around $87,730 in grants for a new half … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley Hosts Suicide Prevention Training

MENTONE — Tippecanoe School Corporation hasn’t always had the happiest history. Students have known much sorrow over the years as they’ve lost a number of classmates to suicide, and the schools are actively trying to do something about it. Valley Schools hosted a suicide prevention training seminar Tuesday … Read More

Akron Students Adopt Classrooms In Texas

AKRON — Empathy, compassion, geography and writing. Those are some of the lessons first grade teachers at Akron Elementary School hope their students will learn by adopting a classroom in Texas at a school that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Students in Hayley Cooper and Rhonda Jewell’s … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley High School To Host Community Blood Drive Sept. 15

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley High School student council and the American Red Cross will host a community blood drive from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, in the high school gymnasium. The blood drive is open to anyone who meets the donor requirements outlined by … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley Introduces Raptor Security

MENTION — It’s not a dinosaur, but it should be a pretty good security system anyway. Tippecanoe Valley School board approved the increase use of security, introducing the Raptor Visitor Management System at the Tippy Valley School Board meeting Monday night, Sept. 11, at Mentone Elementary School. The … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley Honors Distinguished Alumni Class Of 2017

AKRON — The eight members of this year’s Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Class of 2017 were recently honored for their outstanding accomplishments since graduating from high school. Distinguished alumni are graduates of Tippecanoe Valley High School or any of the district’s prior high schools – Akron, Beaver Dam, … Read More

TVMS Hosts Underwear Drive

AKRON — You see London. You see France. Tippecanoe Valley seeks underpants. Tippy Valley middle school is gathering underwear for its school corporation as well as the relief efforts in Houston. Students at Valley will compete against each other by their grade level. The grade with the most donations … Read More

Akron Elementary Named Top In The State For Riley Donations

AKRON — The Indiana Association of Student Councils recently named Akron Elementary School the top giving elementary school in the state when it comes to raising money for the Riley Children’s Foundation. The IASC and Riley recognize the top three giving member schools in all three divisions each … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley To Host Distinguished Alumni Dinner

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 in the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School Commons to honor the Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Class of 2017.  The public is invited. The menu for the formal Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Dinner … Read More

Community Invited To Attend Suicide Prevention Training

MENTONE — The Tippecanoe Valley Community Mental Health Task Force invites the public to attend an upcoming session of QPR suicide prevention training. QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer – three steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. People trained in QPR learn … Read More

Tenth Successful Grassy Creek Rafting Trip

KOSCIUSKO — Students from Washington STEM Academy and Tippecanoe Valley High School traded their books and pencils for life vests and paddles to venture through Grassy Creek as part of the tenth annual student rafting program.    The program, which is made possible by the Kosciusko County Soil … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley Offering Free High School Equivalency Class

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation will again offer a High School Equivalency class free of charge to anyone in the Tippecanoe Valley community or surrounding areas. The class helps people learn the necessary requirements to complete the HSE test. Classes will take place from 6 to … Read More