Staff Lounge Make-Over
Staff Lounge Make-Over
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The Staff Lounge at Tipton Middle School recently had a make-over.  The furnishings of the 1970's were replaced with newer furniture along with a fresh coat of paint on the walls and other changes.  Mrs. Friend, TMS Speech Teacher, spearheaded the initiative to seek donations to enhance this area for the staff.  (Pictured above are some of the donors.) The school thanks the following for their contributions to this effort:

  • First Farmers Bank - Mark Raver, Jake Heard, Chelsee Hatfield - $2,500.00 (purchased large couch and 3 occasional chairs.
  • Encompass Credit Union - Matt Lambert - $1,000.00 (purchased two large wooden tables for eating.)
  • Quality House Furniture - Kevin Muench provided BEST deals possible for the furniture of:  large couch, 3 occasional chairs (scotch guarded the chairs) and 2 large wooden lunch tables.  
  • Roger Hare - donated time and built a beautiful coffee bar.  
  • Gena and Bob Schultz - donated $100.00 to cover the supplies for the coffee bar.
  • Karen and Tom McKinney - donated $500.00 for coffee supplies, and artwork/signs
  • Nicole Neely (7th grade English teacher) donated 2 new Pier 1 pillows, a landscape picture, and refinished two end tables.
  • Martha Burris (TMS instructional assistant) donated brand new black curtain for doorway, and cover on the bulletin board.
  • Scott Wessel - applied black paint and epoxy on counter top with a marble like finish.  
  • THS Woodworking department - Mr. Wahl, had THS woodworking students refinish sturdy library chairs that were in the lounge and refinished in black.