Principal's Corner

Welcome to Tri-Village Junior/Senior High School.  We hope that as you and your student navigate the experience of junior and senior high school, you will use our building and staff resources to help educate your child  in both mind and body.  Our dedicated staff continually plans challenging lessons based on their own diverse educational and human experiences to share with their students the ways to reach their potential. 

We would like to welcome our new staff members for the 2018-2019 school year.

Mr. Craig Alliston - Intervention Specialist
Mr. Laden Delawder - Intervention Specialist
Mrs. Sharon Lipps - Aide 
Mr. Mark Moses - Aide


Feel free to contact me for further information about Tri-Village Local Schools at (937) 996-1511 (ext. 1205) or at at any time so that we may best serve you and your student’s individual needs. Go Patriots.

Lee A. Morris, Principal

Tri-Village Junior/Senior High School

Thursday Night Lights

Main Office Staff

Mr. Lee Morris
Mrs. Black
Guidance Counselor 
Mrs. Francis
Mrs. Purdy
Guidance Secretary
EMIS Coordinator 

Mrs. Raffel

JH/HS Staff

2017-2018 Highlights


TV Staff kicked off their year with guest speaker David Crone, a ventriloquist from Columbus, OH, whose blend of humor and education provided a great start to our school year.  

Under the direction of Mr. Derek Bialowas, the TV Marching Band performed on 8/21/17, at the Great Darke County Fair’s Band Show Spectacular.  *  

The TV Football Team gave Coach Robert Burk his first career victory with a 45-8 win over the Jefferson Broncos on 8/25/17.  *  

The first day of school for TV Local School District was on 8/29/17.    *  


Students smiled for school picture day on 9/11/17.*  

All TV 10th grade students were visited by staff and students from the  MVCTC on 9/18/17.*  

TV hosted a county-wide professional development for all Physical Education teachers on 9/21/17.  *  

The Patriot Invitational Cross Country Meet was held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  *  


Homecoming “Spirit Week” was Oct. 3-7, 2017.  Many staff and students participated in the “Clash of the Classes” with evening activities, our Homecoming football game on Oct. 6, and the Homecoming Dance on Oct. 7.*  

All sophomore students visited Greenville Technology Incorporated on Oct. 6, in observance of National Manufacturing Day.*  

Parent-Teacher Conferences were held on Oct. 17 and 19, 2017.  *  


TV welcomed Dr. Tim Callihan, psychologist from the Greene County ESC, for a professional development presentation about mental health of America’s youth on 11/1/17.  *  

The 7th and 8th grade students of TV traveled to St. Clair’s Memorial Hall for their annual Darke County Arts in Education performance on 11/2/17.  *  

Mr. Derek Bialowas and Mrs. Hannah Smith hosted the TV Dinner Theatre on Nov. 3 and 4, 2017.  *  

TV Guidance Department hosted a Financial Aid night on 11/7/17.  *  

The TV Athletic Department held its annual Fall Sports Awards on 11/3/17.   *  

The Darke County ESC hosted their annual R.E.A.L. Success Luncheon on 11/15/17 at Romer’s Catering in Greenville, celebrating all students who receive Special Education services who scored advanced or accelerated on any state sponsored examinations.*  

The students and staff of TV Local Schools observed Veterans Day on 11/10/17, by hosting their annual Veterans Day Breakfast for servicemen and servicewomen from the community area.  *  

TV was invited to attend the Indiana University-East Scholarship Breakfast on 11/17/17, returning with over $200,000 in scholarship opportunities for students.*  

TV Adopt-A-Family held its third annual Quarter Auction on 11/19/17.  *  

The TV chapter of the National Honor Society held their annual induction on 11/21/17, welcoming 6 new members.  *  

Mrs. Raffel took her ACT Prep students on a field trip to the University of Dayton on 11/29/17.   *  

The 8th Grade students of TV traveled to the Miami Valley CTC for their career exploration day.  *  


TV’s Jeff Ketring represented the Patriots at the Darke County Spelling Bee on 1/23/18 at the Ansonia Church of God.  *  


TV students participated in the 5th annual Darke County Science Day on 2/15/18.  *  

The TV Guidance Department hosted their annual College Credit Plus night on 2/20/18.  *  

TV welcomed the performing act Six Guitars, featuring Chase Padgett, on 2/22/18 to perform for all high school students.    *  

All students in the Class of 2019 took the ACT on 2/27/18.   *  


The TV Junior High Choir, led by Mrs. Hannah Smith, attended the Darke County Choral Festival on 3/2/17 at St. Clair’s Memorial Hall.*  

The TV First Robotics Team, led by Mrs. Malynda Davis, traveled to Wright State University for a competition on 3/2/18.  *  

Mr. Slone and the TV MVCTC FFA hosted a Career Day on 3/9/18.  *  

Mrs. Raffel and her ACT Prep class traveled to Wright State University on 3/13/18 for a college visit.      *  

TV hosted its second March “Spaghetti Madness” on 3/15/18, showcasing the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and holding the final parent meeting for the 8th Grade Washington DC field trip.*  


The Junior Class hosted an evening, “Be our Guest,” at the Fort Piqua Plaza for Prom on 4/7/18.    *  

The MVCTC TV FFA hosted the second annual Clayton Murphy 5K Run and Walk on 4/14/18.  *  

The Miami Valley CTC hosted a stakeholders meeting on 4/25/18.  *  


Malynda Davis and her Pre-Engineering Classes attended Full Throttle STEM at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg on 5/8/18.*  

Senora Dill and her Spanish III/IV classes attended a lunch at El Rodeo in Richmond Indiana.*  

Mr. Burk, Mrs. Pleiman, Mrs. Smith, and Mr. Thobe and their students represented TV at the Darke County Special Olympics on 5/11/18, at Greenville’s Harmon Field.  *  

Mrs. Kathy Harris and the Drama Department performed “Bloody Murder” on 5/11/18 - 5/12/18.  *  

45 Math and Science students attended Math and Science Day at Kings Island on 5/16/18.  *  

Graduating members of the TV Chapter of the NHS celebrated with their “Most Influential Teacher” on 5/11/18.  *  

The TV MVCTC FFA hosted their annual banquet on 5/19/18 in the high school auditorium.*  

The New Madison TV Alumni Association held their annual Alumni Banquet on 5/19/18 in the high school cafeteria.  *  

Mr. Bialowas and Mrs. Smith hosted the annual Spring Music Banquet on 5/21/18.  *  

51 8th Grade students departed for Washington DC at 5:00am on 5/15/18, and spent three full days touring the Nation’s Capital before returning on Saturday morning at 1:30am, 5/19/18.  *  

The TV Athletic Department hosted their annual Spring Sports Awards on 5/29/18.  *  

Commencement ceremonies for the TV Class of 2018 were held on 6/2/18, where 56 graduating Seniors received their diplomas.  *  

Tri-Village MVCTC FFA Officers Determined

Tri-Village MVCTC FFA Officers Determined in 2018-2019

Tri-Village MVCTC FFA Officers Determined in 2018-2019 

Determination is the keyword to describe the 2018-2019 Tri-Village MVCTC FFA Officer Team. The team has a rejuvenated drive for excellence and high expectations for the upcoming school year, including a 3-Star National Chapter Award, Top 10 Ohio FFA Chapter, adding Career Development Events to broaden member participation and interests and numerous Proficiency and Degree applications. “It’s such an exciting time in our chapter right now! Our officers are prepared to take new steps towards our big picture goals. One of my biggest personal goals for this year is to grow our involvement within our chapter, we probably have one of the smallest chapters in Ohio, but I really think that agriculture and the FFA can be a staple in this community,” said President Maddie Downing, when asked about her excitement to serve her fellow FFA Members. “This year’s team is pretty young, having just 2 seniors, 2 juniors, 3 sophomores and a freshman but we are all hungry to get started. This will be our 3rd year with Slone (Advisor: Justin Slone) and the chapter has really taken hold of his ideas and expectations, we have all realized why he pushes us and we have grown to want a lot of the same achievements that he wants for us.”

The eight newly elected, Tri-Village MVCTC FFA Officers ventured on their annual 3 day retreat, June 22nd through the 24th, near Lucasville, Ohio. During the Officer Retreat, the team broke down over 30 activities that they will conduct over the upcoming year, set goals for each event and assigned committee’s to direct the efforts to have a successful Program of Activities. The team conducted Team Building, Leadership and Conflict Resolution Workshops to enable them all as individuals to be better equipped to handle obstacles that they will face both within the chapter and their lives, and spent a large amount of time bonding with each other during free time between work sessions.  The team surrendered their electronic devices from 7am to 9pm each day of the retreat to create a more cohesive team by focusing on the goals and purposes of the retreat.

Tri-Village Agriculture Education Department and FFA Chapter is a satellite program of Miami Valley Career Technology Center in Clayton, Ohio.

2018 Commencement Ceremony
Congratulations to our senior students who have already been accepted to a College or University!
Tri-Village MVCTC FFA Celebrates!

On Saturday, March 19, the Tri-Village MVCTC FFA Chapter hosted their annual Parent-Member Banquet. Surrounded by over 150 parents, members, and guests at the banquet, Tri-Village FFA members of the state qualifying Career Development Event teams were recognized for placing in the Top 15 in the state of Ohio, these teams were; Urban Soils, Livestock Evaluation, and Equine Management. Several $3,000 Tech Prep Scholarships through Sinclair Community College and Miami Valley CTC were handed out to the following seniors; Jasmine Hileman, Tanner Jones, Kara Hollinger, and Brittany Brewer. Greenhand and Chapter FFA Degrees were awarded to Freshman and Sophomore members, Chapter Proficiency Awards and Star/Outstanding Members were also honored! The Tri-Village MVCTC FFA would like to especially thank; Stockslager's Greenhouse & Garden Center, Tim Brandt Hog Farms, Hollinger Excavating, Slone Livestock, Crawford Farm’s, Beck’s Seed - Rob Godown, Cargill, G3 Family Farms for the banquet preparations and all of our sponsors throughout the 2017-2018 school year. We apologize that our list of supporters is too long to list here, but our members are truly grateful for each and every one of you! 

Tri-Village Agriculture Education and FFA is a satellite program of Miami Valley Career Technology Center, Clayton, Ohio.

2018-2019 Officer Team (Left to right): Brenden Durst -Student Advisor, Madison Crawford-Reporter, Jonathon Crawford- Vice President, Gavin Lochard - Treasurer, Maddie Downing - President, Jared Godown- Sentinel, Rorie Stump- Secretary, and Jenna Godown -Historian. 

Local County Government Day

Local County Government Day Four Tri-Village students attended the Local County Government Day on April 11th along with students from other county schools.  These students earned credit for attending in their American Government course taught by Mr. Beard.  Beard believes it is important for Tri-Village students to attend local government meetings as a part of their course work so they will be more likely to engage in the system as adults.  The four students attending the County Government Day activity were: Cameron Armstrong, Haven Buckley, Dessirae McCullough, and Grace Moore.

OMEA Solo & Ensemble

On Saturday, junior high band and choir students performed in the OMEA Solo & Ensemble Competition. The following students received the top rating of superior in their events: Lainey Miller, Jamie Hemmelgarn, Micah Ayette, Caleb Derksen, Gabby Hall, Daniel Watern, and Emilee Frech. Congratulations!
TV Choir performing at the Darke County Choir Festival at Memorial Hall. 

Katelyn Hanes

Katelyn Hanes singing the National Anthem at the start of the girls District OHSAA Championship Game. 
Great Job Katelyn

JH Science Fair

Delanee Gray
Katlin Gross & Angelina Gillespie
Allison Milliff & Kadence Fleagle

JH Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Jeff Ketring who will be the Tri-Village Junior High representative at the Darke County Spelling Bee on January 23 in Ansonia.  

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