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TSC closed November 10

The Tippecanoe School Corporation will close Tuesday, November 19. As of November 14, nearly 220 teachers have requested a personal day to attend the Red for Ed Action Day in Indianapolis. The TSC is unable to secure enough substitute teachers to have a safe, productive day of instruction. The school day will be made up on Monday, February 17. Click the story for a message from the superintendent.

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Pumpkin Carving 4

Pumpkin math was a great way to spend Halloween at Mintonye Elementary.  Mrs. Tilley’s third grade and Ms. Overbay’s kindergarten worked together to investigate pumpkins.  The third graders and kindergarteners measured the circumference and counted the ribs in the pumpkin together.  The buddies went on to empty out the pumpkin meat and made groups of 10 to 100 with the pumpkin seeds.

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The Art of Ammonite Fossil

Have you ever heard of an ammonite fossil? Wonderfully talented art teacher, Mrs. Huhn, shared the beauty of this fossil with Pioneers this week. They discovered how very different each side can be, how the inner part of an ammonite works and the beauty within. After learning about the ammonite they set out to learn the technique of working with water colors to recreate their own fossil.

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