The Bulldog Bulletin
May 6, 2015
Today’s Lunch: Cheese Omelet, Potato Stars, Pineapple, Bug Bites, Broccoli & Dip
Thursday’s Lunch: Lasagna, Salad, Peaches, Breadsticks, and Jello
Student Birthday Today: Carson Craft
TVSC Reading Club: Congratulations to Mrs. Rock’s class! The whole class made it into the Reading Club! GREAT JOB!!
2015-16 Kindergartners: If you have a child who will be 5 by August 1, 2015, they are eligible for Kindergarten. We are registering for kindergarten now. Please call or come into the Mentone Elementary office for more information, or go to http://tippecanoevalleyschools.com/enrollment/ to start the registration process.
Kindergarten Countdown Camp: TVSC has partnered with United Way of Kosciusko & Fulton Counties to bring our elementary: Countdown Camp. Countdown Camp is a kindergarten orientation program for children who have not had preschool experience. Students will be introduced to Kindergarten Curriculum while also learning classroom, lunch, and bathroom expectations. Registration is required by May 15, 2015. For more registration information please contact Angela Miller at Mentone Elementary 574-353-7465, ext. 512
11th Annual Egg City 5K Run/1 Mile Walk: The Mentone EMS will be sponsoring their annual race during the Egg Festival on Saturday June 6th in downtown Mentone. Registrations are available in the office or on the day of the race. More awards have been added this year! Contact Marsha Scott at 574-353-7460 or
for more information.
TVAC: Tippecanoe Valley Aquatic Club’s first practice has been changed to Tuesday May 5th, 6 - 7:30pm due to scheduling conflicts. Registration will be at the start of practice. Cost is $50 per swimmer plus a USA Swim Card (unless you already have one).
Mentone Kindergarten Readiness Center: The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation’s NEW preschool, The Mentone Kindergarten Readiness Center, will begin serving preschool children 3-5 years of age during the 2015-2016 school year. The class will be taught by a licensed, experienced teacher and a paraprofessional with an adult to student ratio of no more than one adult to ten students.
Before and after school childcare, provided by the Kosciusko County YMCA, will also be available from 6:00-8:45 a.m. and 2:45-6:00 p.m. each school day. Preschool children, as well as children in grades K-5, may participate.
Parents interested in enrolling their child in the Mentone Kindergarten Readiness Center are encouraged to attend an information and registration session at Mentone Elementary School on Tuesday, May 12, at 7:00 p.m. For additional information contact Mentone Elementary School Principal Angela Miller at 574-353-7465 or
. Information is also available from the Mentone Elementary School website at http://mentone.tvsc.k12.in.us/ or the Mentone Elementary School Facebook page.
Tippecanoe Valley High School to Host Building Trades Open House:
The Tippecanoe Valley High School Building Trades program will host an Open House on Sunday, May 17, 2014, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. The Open House will feature the home built for Cody and Amanda Hudson at 11475 E 200 N, Akron. The Hudson home is located one and one-half miles south of Tippecanoe Valley High School on State Road 19 and one-quarter mile east of State Road 19 on County Road 200 N (County Line Road).
The public is invited to attend the Open House and view the beautiful home constructed by the Building Trades students of Tippecanoe Valley High School.
Summer Camp Opportunities: There are flyers on the counter in the office for the following summer camps:
Viking Volleyball: Boys & Girls: grades 4-8, June 8-11 from 2-4 pm.
Viking Tennis Camp: Boys & Girls, Preschool –High School; June 8, 10, 22 & 24. First 10 to register will receive a FREE Racquet!
Spring Hill Day Camp: June 15-19
Deb Colliers School of Dance: Held throughout the summer
Manchester University: A variety of camps available
Weight Room: The Tippecanoe Valley High School Weight Room will be open over spring break, Monday-Friday 4:00p.m - 8:00 p.m. Please enter the building using Door 8. All participants need to have Liability Waiver completed. Waivers are located in the weight room.
Athletic/Academic Honors for Free Admission to HS Varsity Events : Students who have a report card from their most recent grading period, with all A's and B's on the report card, will get into any varsity contest at Tippecanoe Valley High School free with a paying adult admission.
CANI: Community Action of Northeast Indiana, is providing families in poverty assistance. CANI and Covering Kids & Families of Indiana want to ensure that 100% of Hoosier children have health care. Please visit their website for more information http://canihelp.org/Pages/default.aspx. Or you can contact Amanda Chappell at 260-423-3546 ext 333 or Corinna Krider at 574-372-3548.
(USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer)