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Tiffin City Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, will create a learning environment where all students achieve at their full learning potential.
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Tiffin School Community,
Overall grades are appearing on the report cards for the first time.  Tiffin City Schools' overall district grade on the 2018 report card is a "B."  Among the 608 public school districts in Ohio, 28 districts, or 4.6%, earned an "A.”  Tiffin is one of the 191 school districts, or 31%, that earned a "B."  
 
The overall grade is calculated by using results in six components: Achievement, Progress, Gap Closing, Improving At-Risk K-3 Readers, Graduation Rate and Prepared for Success. 
 
Many achievements are evident in Tiffin’s 2018 report card.   Our performance in many areas ranks high in comparison to other like-districts.  While Tiffin is pleased with the many positives on the report card, we also acknowledge those categories on the report card that represent opportunities for development.  We will continue to maintain areas of academic excellence while meticulously addressing those improvement opportunities.  
 
Furthermore, while Tiffin is proud of its success on Ohio's report card, the report card is not our only measure of success.  There are numerous examples of excellence and commitment to students throughout our District, that when coupled with our achievement, serve as evidence of the good being done for our students and families.  In essence, Tiffin works hard everyday to create a learning environment that is safe, nurturing and educates the whole child.  All of our successes are a testament to the hard work of our students and staff, and are achieved with the help of a strong and supportive community. Our staff is honored to serve this community and this is a report card of which the entire Tiffin educational community can be proud.  
 
All the Best,
Gary Barber, Superintendent

News & Announcements

Letter to SANTA!

Attached, you will find a template for a Letter to Santa. This year, the Tiffin Kiwanis Club will again welcome the big guy to Tiffin in the annual parade on Saturday, December 1st at 11:00 am. This year, his elves will be collecting any and all letters written to Santa so that EVERY LETTER will get a response from Santa, himself! Please run off the copies you will need OR have your students write letters on any available paper...Just remember to include their name and school. All letters that are received by December 1st are GUARANTEED a response from Santa! Please forward your letters to Lincoln Pre-K, or have the kiddos bring them to the parade and we will gather them there! Remember, putting them into the mailbox will get them sent to the North Pole, but may not result in an answered letter.

Tower Garden at Lincoln

Ms. Erin Lawrence brought a dynamic group of kiddos from TMS to Lincoln Pre-K so that they could set up our Tower Garden. Look at those hard workers!! And now...we have buds! Thank you TMS bigs! -Lincoln Pre-K littles

Get Out & Walk!

Get Out & Walk Day at Washington School on October 3, 2018.

Safety City

Safety City at Washington School, held the week of September 10th.

Thanksgiving Manners

Mrs. Murphy taught Mrs. Cimo’s students about good manners and table setting for Thanksgiving!

December Art News

Congratulations Seneca County Poster Contest winners. Vincent Kidwell won 1st place $250 and Caden Elchert won 3rd place $50.

TMS Times

See the attached for the December issue of TMS Times - Happy Holidays!

The Holidays

TMS Students show generosity at the Holidays!

TMS Stem Class

TMS 8th Grade STEM class visits Tiffin Metal Products

Design Class Racing Their Designs!

This semester’s design class reinvented lockers for 21st century learners, engineered racecars that were powered by the potential energy of rubber bands, and investigated how to design a better playground for elementary students. Find a problem! Investigate! Brainstorm! Collaborate! Sketch! Prototype! Redesign! Reflect! GET TO KNOW THE PROCESS!

Quiz Bowl

Columbian Quiz Bowl competed in the Gahanna Lincoln Invitational, November 17, 2018

Celebrate Youth Luncheon

Emily Hagerty and Corbin Hite were honored at the Celebrate Youth Luncheon. They received Youth Asset Builder Awards for exhibiting qualities of the 40 developmental youth assets. Congratulations, Emily and Corbin!

Clash of the Classes

A long time Columbian tradition, The Clash of the Classes was held on Thursday evening. Classes competed against each other in events like the banana relay, egg run, Cheetos toss and tug of war. Pictured are Mr. Hartenstein counting the Cheetos on Freshmen, Grace Rinnert's head and Seniors, Carly Poe and Ava Sarka trying to build the tallest tower in a timed event. Seniors won Clash with a total of 27 points.
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