School News
Girls Basketball

Parent Information Meeting for

Girls Basketball
(for girls entering 7-12 Grade next fall)

Thursday, April 30

6:30 p.m. in the High School Commons

Cross Country

Cross Country Information Meeting


Parents of students entering grades 6 - 12 next fall

There will be an informational meeting Thursday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. in room T4 at the high school for people who missed the first meeting.

Please park in the lot just down the hill from the administrative center and enter the building at that doorway - use the steps or elevator to the 2nd floor.  If you attended the first meeting there is no need to attend this one.

Baseball Fundraiser

Applebee's Pancake Breakfast

Show your baseball spirit and help support the 
Tri-Valley High School Baseball Players on:

Saturday, April 25, 2015

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
$5.00 per person

See any TVHS baseball player or Coach Yoder to purchase a ticket.  Tickets will also be sold at the door.  All proceeds benefit TVHS baseball.

Washington D.C. Informational Meeting


Attention: a informational meeting regarding the upcoming Washington D.C. trip will be May 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Tri-Valley High School Cafetorium. All 8th grade parents please plan to attend this important meeting!

Informational Meeting

Cross Country Parent Information Meeting

Sunday, April 12, 2015

8:00 p.m.

Room T-4 at Tri-Valley High School

for parents of students entering 6th - 12th grade (fall of 2015)

Band Sponsored Trip

Plan now for the
New York City Red-Eye

Christmas in Rockefeller Center

December 11 - 13, 2015

Sponsored by the Tri-Valley High Band Boosters

Click HERE for more information and registration

2015-16 Cheerleading

2015-2016 TVHS/TVMS Cheerleading Try-out Information

If you are entering into 7th - 12th grade this fall at TVMS or TVHS and you would like to become a cheerleader, you must attend the
Mandatory Parent/Cheerleader Meeting.  You will receive all the necessary paperwork needed for the Clinics/Try-outs.

Sunday, April 12th, 5pm
TVHS Commons



Tri-Valley High School 

Course Scheduling Process





1st Annual MVL

Archery Tournament

April 25, 2015 at

Tri-Valley High School

beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Admission $3.00

Yearbook Orders

Order Your Yearbook Online!

Deadline is March 13

Click HERE for details

Open Enrollment & Intra District Forms

Open Enrollment and Intra District Forms

for the 2015-2016 school year

are now available online!




Math Counts Competition

The Math Counts competition has been postponed until Saturday, February 28.  Everything else will remain the same: arrive at 6:00 am at the middle school, return around 3:00 pm at the middle school.  Parents are welcome to join us on the bus or meet us at Belmont College.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Friday, October 17, 2014 was
wear pink to show your support for
Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Mr. Pottmeyer, Asst. Principal (left) and
Mr. Hopkins, Principal (right) 

Dance & Activity Night - Sponsored by: National Honor Society

Tri-Valley Middle School
Dance & Activity Night

Friday, September 26, 2014
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
$3.00 Admission

We have a DJ!
Click here for more information

Snacks and Drinks available for additional cost

Tri-Valley Middle School Picture Day

Tri-Valley Middle School
Picture Day
Wednesday, September 24, 2014


For portrait ordering information:
Picture Day ID: ZR514053Q0

8th Grade Washington DC Trip


8th Grade
2015 Washington DC Trip

Parent Information Meeting
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Tri-Valley Middle School Cafeteria

2015 Washington DC Deposit Due

2015 Washington DC Trip
Deposit Due:
Friday, October 17, 2014

 $100 per person
Make checks payable to Tri-Valley Middle School
Submit to Tri-Valley Middle School Main Office


Questions? Email Mr. Hopkins or Mr. Brillhart at or

TVMS Boosters Meeting

You are Invited!
New Members Welcome!

Tri-Valley Middle School Boosters Meeting
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
4:30 p.m.
TVMS Conference Room


Interactive DC Trip

For family members that are not going on the Washington DC trip, Nowak Tours has a interactive website that you can keep track of where your student is along the trip.  You can access it by clicking on this link:


Our trip ID is:  375021


You may access the hard copy of our itinerary HERE.


Track Pizza Party



The TVMS Track Pizza Party, to end the season, will be held Tuesday, May 13th, 2:30 - 3:30

Parent/Teacher Conferences

TVMS Parent/Teacher Conferences
Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4

Students will be bringing home a Conference Request Form.  Parents have the opportunity to sign-up for conferences at their preferred times.  Please return this form to the main office by Friday, October 24.  A confirmation letter with all scheduled conferences will be sent home with your student the week of October 27.

Click here for Conference Request Form.



Great American Brochure Sale Fundraiser

Great American Brochure Sale Fundraiser

Fall & Holiday Items
Sale Ends: October 13, 2014

Many Fine Products Including: Jewelry, Magazines, Household Items, Gift Wrap, Chocolate & Food.  Check out the Southern Living Items and Gourmet Cookie Dough!

Submit orders to any middle school student or place an order online at and enter code 3536802.
Thanks for your order and support of TVMS!  

Track Meet

MS Track meet tonight at TVHS

4:30 start time

vs. Crooksville/Sheridan

Scholastic Book Fair *** Sponsored by: TVMS Boosters

2014 Scholastic Book Fair
Come to our Book Fair!
See What’s New! See What’s Hot!

Middle School Library
October 28 – November 5, 2014

Click here for more information and purchase books online:

2015 Washington DC Raffle Winners

2015 Washington DC Raffle
Daily Raffle Drawing

Click here to see the updated winners!

Congratulations Winners!  You can claim your prize in the main office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Thank you for participating in the Tri-Valley Middle School fundraiser.


TVMS Boys Tracks

The MS boys will NOT have track practice Friday afternoon, May 2nd.

Comedy Night


Comedy Night
Support: Tri-Valley Boys Basketball
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Dresden Legion Hall
$25 Ticket or $250 Corporate Sponsorship/Reserved table for 8 guests
Adults 21 and over


For more information:
Stacey Craig 319-4870, Bobbi Vernon 819-8103, Julie Gray 607-2527

8th Grade Washington DC Raffle

Updated: 8th Grade Washington DC Raffle
February, 2015

Click below to see the Great Raffle Items!
Washington DC Raffle Items

Click below to see the Great Sponsors!
Washington DC Raffle Sponsors
We would like to thank our sponsors for their support.

Tri-Valley Middle School Apparel Sale


2014 Tri-Valley Middle School Apparel Sale
7th and 8th Grade Washington DC Trip Fundraiser
Deadline: October 1, 2014

Click here for Form:
2014 Tri-Valley Fundraiser Form



Track Meet

The Middle School Track Meet is

cancelled tonight

-Wednesday, April 30th-

TVMS Yearbooks


Freeze time.  Buy your yearbook.

Order your yearbook online at

Tri-Valley Middle School 2014-2015
Order by March 13, 2015
Go to and enter the code below:
Yearbook ID Code:  1524315

Click here for more information.

Washington DC Fundraiser Raffle

Tri-Valley Middle School February Raffle
Daily drawing for 28 days!
Three winners will be drawn each day!
Cost per ticket - $5.00
Click here: February Raffle Calendar of Prizes

Visit the Tri-Valley Middle School main office to purchase raffle tickets and help support the 8th Grade Washington DC Trip!

One For The Team – Chipotle

Show your Tri-Valley Boys Basketball Spirit!
Visit the Zanesville Chipotle
Monday, October 27
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Print the flyer
“One For The Team – Chipotle” and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Tri-Valley Boys Basketball.

Lifetouch Pictures Have Arrived!

Lifetouch Pictures Have Arrived!
Students will be bringing home their Lifetouch pictures.

Picture Retake Day is
Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

If you would like picture retakes, simply bring the Lifetouch envelope with all pictures on Picture Retake Day, October 29.

If the first picture day was missed, order forms are located in the TVMS Main Office.


8th Grade Washington DC Trip

Do you have questions concerning the 8th Grade Washington DC Trip?

Click here:  Frequently Asked Questions


2015 Washington DC Raffle

Tri-Valley Middle School
2015 Washington DC Raffle Information

Click here for updated:

Washington DC Raffle Items and Sponsors

Click here for:

Washington DC Fundraising Information and News

Click here for:

Donation Request Letter


Calling All Photographers!!!

Calling All Photographers!!!
Do you have candid photos?

They could be included in the Tri-Valley Middle School yearbook!

To submit photos to the yearbook staff, go to
and register with the following Access Code:  SVRCVE
Deadline to submit photos:  March 1, 2015


Lifetouch Yearbook Image Upload Flyer


Follow TVMS on Twitter


TVMS Guidance now has a Twitter account!  Follow @tvmsguidance for all the latest updates and information relevant to Tri-Valley Middle School.

Scottie Quarterly

Scottie Quarterly

Click HERE for the latest edition








TV Football Spring Banquet

The annual TV Spring Football Banquet will be held this Sunday, May 4th, 4 - 5pm, for all players entering grades 7-12 next year.  The banquet will be held in the TVHS Cafetorium.  Following the banquet, the 12th Man Club will have a meeting in the Halliburton Athletic Facility locker room.  Attached HERE is detailed information from Coach Buttermore.

MS Office Opens

The Middle School office will open for the 2014-15 school year, Monday, August 4th, 7am - 2pm.  If you have a new student to register, please don't forget to bring the following paperwork:

- Birth certificate

- 2 proofs of residence

- Driver's license of parent registering the student

- Immunization records

- Custody papers, if applicable

7th Grade Orientation

7th Grade Orientation is scheduled for Thursday, August 14th, 6:30 - 8:00.  Students and parents will meet in the gymnasium at 6:30 for a message from our principal.  Afterwards, students may pick up their schedules and walk the halls to find their lockers and classrooms.  You may also pay school fees that evening and load lunch money on to student accounts.

Middle School fees are:

$25 technology fee
$7 science fee
   (You may write one check for both fees)

*Lunch money should be written on a seperate check*

Grade Cards

Final grade cards will be mailed home Thursday, May 29th.  If your student has unpaid school fees, you will receive a notice of the dollar amount owed.  You may stop in to the office until June 6th to pay the balance and receive your child's grade card.

Memorial Day


The Tri-Valley Marching Band will be performing in the Frazeysburg American Legion parade on May 25th at 1:30 and the Dresden Memorial Day Parade, May 26th at 9am. Please come out to support our veterans and our band members Memorial Day weekend.

Thank You

Thank you parents for sharing your kids with us this past school year.  We enjoyed getting to know each and every one of them, along with the unique gifts and talents they were blessed with.  Have a great, safe summer!  Good luck to our 8th graders as they begin high school in the fall and welcome to our incoming 7th graders!  We can't wait to get to know you.  Our first day of school is Thursday, August 21st.

TVMS Reading Lists


The Middle School English Department has met several times over the past year.  They have chosen a list of novels for our incoming, 2014-2015, 7th and 8th grade students.  These books will enhance classroom learning for each of our students.  You may click on the 7th grade link or the 8th grade link for a complete listing.  We can't wait to get started on these great, classic novels!

DC Pictures

DC Pictures have arrived!  If your 8th grade student did not bring home a group picture on the last day of school, taken in front of the Capital Building, stop by the office to pick one up.  There is no cost for this picture.  Be sure to take home this reminder today. 

Advertising Winners

7th Grade English students, of Miss Burris, recently completed an advertising project.  Students were challenged to create a business card, postcard design and advertisement for Ditto Boutique in Dresden.  The winning business card designs were created by:  Faith Reeves, Dustin Dilts and Sayge Collopy.  The winning postcard design came from:  Wyatt Riggle.  The top advertising award went to:  Hannah Worthington.  Great job to these creative students!  Also, a special thanks to Tracey Tripp for allowing students to put their writing and technology skills to work for a real world project.  The winning designs will be used for advertising for Ditto!

Open House/Orientation Dates

Mark your calendars! 


8th Grade Students may pick up schedules:  August 14th and August 15th, 9am - 2pm.


7th Grade Orientation will be held Thursday, August 14th, 6:30 - 8pm.  Pick up your schedule, receive important information from the principals and familiarize yourself with the building.


First day of school for the 2014-2015 year is:  Thursday, August 21st.

NFHS Award of Excellence

The National Federation of High School's National Award of Excellence is awarded each year to an outstanding student who has displayed exemplary sportsmanship, ethics and integrity.  This award is presented to the student whom has exhibited qualities that embody good citizenship, good moral character and good sporting behavior.  This year's NFHS National Award of Excellence winner is Alyssa Shawger.  Congratulations Alyssa!

Archie Griffin Award Winners

TVMS recently awarded the OHSAA's prestigious Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award to one male and one female athlete.  The award, named for the two-time Heisman Trophy winner, is awarded to outstanding athletes that promote sportsmanship in their school and community.  These students are excellent role models to their fellow students in displaying sportsmanship and integrity both on the field and in the classroom.  We are pleased to announce Greg Nolder and Emily Untied as our recipients this year.  Great job Greg and Emily!!!

Honor Society

Current and prospective Honor Society members are reminded to keep track of their community service hours this summer.  Forms can be accessed on the "School Forms" link on the MS Website.

TVMS Basketball Benefit
Tri-Valley Middle School held its annual student-staff charity basketball game Friday, May 2nd with proceeds going towards the Tri-Valley Schools Endowment Scholarship Fund. Sponsored by the Middle School’s Junior Honor Society, the event raised nearly $1,000 to go towards the scholarship fund.  Participants in the fun – and competitive – event included: Student team: front row: (l-r) Noah Williams, Alysa Edwards-Frick, Kaelee Dingey, Chase Dinan, Coach Dow Cameron, John McElfresh, Eli Mortimer, Jordan Schneider, and Hannah Meek. Back row: The ‘Staff’ team:  Ben Kennedy, Chad Kincheloe, Student Coach Tommy King, Scott Brillhart, Coach Tim Shumaker, Kyle Dodson, Bryan Kanavel, Emily Reilly, Marc Hadley, Rachel Smart-Gargasz, Jason Braddock, Bethani Scott, Referee Jake McLoughlin, Amity Ryan, and Betsy Prouty.  For the record, the staff won the game in a close one, 49-40!   Click HERE to check out our picture.