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TOY 2024

Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation Teacher of the Year 2024 Celebration

Congratulations to Karissa Cody for being named Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation's Teacher of the Year! 🌟🍎

Let's give a round of applause to all the nominees for their hard work and dedication to their students. 👏🏻📚 Keep up the amazing work, Ethyn Brumbaugh; Akron Elementary School, Linda Randall; Tippecanoe Valley Middle School, and Jon Hutton; Tippecanoe Valley High School!

Let's continue to celebrate and support our teachers for all that they do!

Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation to Host Strengthening Families

Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation is proud to announce the launch of its Strengthening Families Program, aimed at fostering stronger bonds and healthier communication within families. This innovative program is designed to equip parents and youth with essential skills to navigate challenges, communicate effectively, and build lasting relationships.

The Strengthening Families Program will also talk about topics such as active listening, emotional management, goal setting, peer pressure avoidance, decision-making, and fostering appreciation within family dynamics. Through engaging activities and open discussions, participants will gain practical insights and strategies to enhance family cohesion and well-being.

Date: Monday Nights Only - April 8th to May 20th
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Tippecanoe Valley Middle School
Cost: FREE Program Dinner Provided

Contact: [email protected] or 574-598-2600
Skills Camp

Tippecanoe Valley Basketball Spring Skills Clinic

Get ready for an exciting opportunity to improve your basketball skills! The VALLEY VIKINGS SPRING SKILLS CAMP at MENTONE ELEMENTARY is open to ALL ELEMENTARY BOYS AND GIRLS! It's a two-day clinic that will help players take their game to the next level. Join us after school in the MENTONE Elementary gym for an action-packed experience. Payment can be made online or on the first day of camp. Don't miss out on this chance to have fun, make friends, and become a better basketball player. See you on the court!

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Upcoming Events

Randy Dahms

Principal's Message

Welcome to Mentone Elementary!
I am excited for the 2023-2024 school year and would like to extend to you and your family a warm welcome to Mentone Elementary School. The vision of our school system is that Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation does whatever it takes to equip all students to be outstanding today, tomorrow, and beyond. 
The staff at Mentone Elementary is committed to providing our students with a rich school experience that celebrates student success while continually challenging students to reach their full potential. My hope is that this year will be a successful one for your children.
At Mentone Elementary, we work hard to offer students leadership opportunities, hands on learning experiences, and utilize research- based learning strategies on a consistent basis.  At Mentone Elementary, we look forward to building off our culture of success as our students continue to perform and academically grow above state averages.  A number of students and staff would describe Mentone Elementary as having a family feel, and we will continue to strive to provide a supportive and safe learning environment for our students.
Parents and guardians, thank you for your continued support of our school. I hope that you continue to find Mentone Elementary School to be good partners in helping your children develop attributes that will help them to be outstanding today, tomorrow, and beyond.
Randy Dahms, Principal
Mentone Elementary 

At A Glance

  • Bulldog Bash Celebration of Student Achievement
  • Student of the Month Lunch with the Principal
  • Strong Student Council School and Community Service
  • 1:1 Technology
  • Family Groups Builds School Community
  • High Student Achievement
students in hall
K21 Health
Bulldog Bash
student reading
Spell Bowl
Art Contest Winners
high five
Student Council