Newsletter for employees of the Tippecanoe School Corporation
TSC Matters
TSC students first to experience BizTown
Boy showing off his earnings
Sixth-grade students from East Tipp Middle School are among the first to experience the new Junior Achievement BizTown . The program is located in the new YMCA and includes an interactive, simulated town where students take on roles as citizens, workers and consumers.

JA's Finance Park opens this week for eighth-grade students.

Read more .
Grant for Holocaust education available
The Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Committee is pleased to announce it will be awarding up to $2,000 to support Holocaust education-related projects. 

Click here for an application.

Proposals are due February 1, 2019.

Tax return help
VITA is a program that prepares tax returns for families or individuals with a household income less than $66,000 for free.

The United Way of Greater Lafayette trains, certifies and manages volunteers.

Click here to learn more about how you can volunteer.

Christmas cookies
A healthier lifestyle with nutrition

The holidays can be a challenge when it comes to making healthy choices.

Click here for tips on how to stay on track.

Personal coaching
Whether you need to lose weight or you just want to feel better, a NuStart personal coach can have a positive impact on your health.

This program is free for all TSC employees.

Click here to get started.
How do you INterate?
Make sure you are getting some extra steps in during the holiday season. Encourage each other by using #TSCINtegrate .

Pictured - Members of the Klondike Middle School KIND Club learning yoga as a way to reduce and manage stress.

Klondike students doing yoga
Mindfulness Matters
Mindfulness Matters
Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.

Click here for the 'Mindful definition of Mindfulness . "

We may be able to positively influence classroom education by understanding how students' brains actually work.

Meet our SROs
School Resource Officers (SROs) promote a safe learning environment through educating and building relationships with students and staff members.

Click here to learn more about officers Aaron Gilman and Rob Rush.

Rob Rush and Aaron Gilman talking with students
DocHub Online PDF Editor
DocHub is a free, online PDF editor that allows users to a nnotate documents, whiteout text, append pages, merge files, add fields and more . Once users sign in with their TSC Google account, they can create, open and edit PDFs with the built-in editor tools. The   DocHub Chrome Extension  is also useful, as it allows users to open PDF email attachments directly in DocHub.

With Kathy Nimmer

For the last few holiday seasons, I have listened time and time again to the recording of the young autistic girl, Kaylee Rodgers, sing with the other special needs students from her school in Northern Ireland. Her beautiful voice is even sweeter to the ear when we consider the obstacles this little girl has overcome in order to discover and share her gifts. This article talks more about Kaylee's story. In the hectic weeks of December, I hope we all can remember that we are at our best when we are using our gifts to better the lives of others, just as one child did and is still doing tod ay .

Kristy Brewer
Employee Name: Kristy Brewer
Years with TSC: 4
Position: Secretary, Mintonye Elementary School
Why this employee makes TSC great: Kristy sets a friendly and caring tone in the school office that radiates throughout the building. She is always mindful to make sure parents are informed and their questions are answered.
George Hyden
Employee Name: George Hyden
Years with TSC: 18
Position: Teacher, Wyandotte Elementary School
Why is TSC a great place to work: I love watching my students interact with each other and work to solve a problem. You can see on their faces when it all clicks in their mind! I just love teaching and interacting with them.
December 21 - End of second nine weeks and end of first semester
December 24 - No school, winter break begins
January 7 - Professional day - staff only
January 8 - Students return to school
January 12 - TSC winter commencement