6685 Poplar Ave. Suite 202
Germantown, TN 38138
Phone: 901-752-7900
Fax: 901-757-6479
Welcome students, parents, staff, and community. 
Thank you for visiting our site. We are happy to serve the Germantown community. We hope you find this site helpful with keeping you informed on all the events happening in our school district. We will continue to add event information and resources to keep you informed and let you know how you can get involved in supporting our new school district.
District News
Student Spotlight: For those about to rock
HHS student, Alexander Buckley, has quite a unique outlook on life. “I’ve always chosen to have people donate to my charity of choice—every year since I turned three—for my birthday instead of giving me presents,” says Buckley.  
Houston High School Chooses 901
Houston High School will honor the greater Memphis community with this year’s homecoming celebration. 
Blended Learning 1:1 Pilot Program
A new initiative taken by the District will place three hundred fifty new computers into the hands of its students. Being referred to as 1:1, the pilot program will empower twenty classrooms across the district’s middle and high schools. 
Germantown Education Commission is seeking nominations for outstanding teachers
Help us celebrate our best and brightest teachers!  Each month the Germantown Education Commission honors one Germantown teacher.  Please take a moment to nominate your favorite teachers. 
Parental Curriculum Guides now available!
Parental curriculum guides are now available and updated to reflect all of the current textbooks/materials and standards. They can be used to support instruction at home, can be shared with tutors, or used to better understand what the children are learning during the day. 
GMSD named an Exemplary District by the State
Germantown Municipal Schools has been selected as one of twelve Exemplary Districts in the State.  Click here to find out why. 
Dogwood and Farmington Elementary Named State Reward Schools
Reward Schools are the top 5 percent of schools in the state for performance—as measured by overall student achievement levels—and/or the top 5 percent for year-over-year progress—as measured by school-wide value-added data. These 10 percent of schools receive recognition for their success under the accountability system.  
Become a Part of the Conversation
GMSD will be hosting A Germantown Community Conversation, an initiative to promote meaningful work for young people with developmental disabilities. 
Leadership Academy goes to AutoZone Park
On Monday, August 17, a couple dozen freshmen from Houston High School got a special behind the scenes tour of AutoZone Park in an inaugural kickoff event for the Leadership Academy. 
Student Spotlight: Billy Elliot opens this week, featuring a GMSD student
Katy Cotten, a 7th grader at Houston Middle School, makes the leap to professional theater this month in Billy Elliot.   
Get Up and Go: Providing meaningful fitness instruction in the schools
In the of face testing pressures, GMSD continues to focus on the whole child and explores novel ways to fit fitness into the curriculum. 
Student Spotlight: Meet the generation taking action
For a school as big as Houston High School, the students have a special way of creating a family atmosphere in which they truly look after one another. 
Behind the scenes of Houston High's new artificial turf field

The football field at Houston High School is in the process of receiving a major facelift.  The improvements to the stadium will set it apart from any other public school facility in the area. 

A Photographic Look at the Open House Events
Our team took a moment to visit each K-8 Open House event yesterday.  
The new Link Crew makes connections between new and returning students
Houston High School opens its doors a little differently next week, marking the inaugural year of Link Crew Orientation for upcoming freshman.  
Sandi Quinn Memorial Fund
Parents/Students can get schedules, bus information, meet teachers, etc. at our schools during the following times: 
Community Visioning Survey
The City of Germantown is asking you to share your voice! Thinking beyond what Germantown is today, how would you describe the city you wish to see in 2030? Germantown knows our students are the future, so share your thoughts and ideas on-line at www.Germantown-TN.gov/Forward2030 
New Student Registration
The last summer registration date for new students is 7/27/2015.  See this link for more details: New Student Registration 
Job Openings in the REACH Program.
The Parks & Recreation Department has the following positions posted:
  1. REACH Site Director
  2. REACH Program Assistant
State Champions
Congratulations to the Houston High School Boys Soccer Team.  They are the 2015 State Champions, and ranked 5th in the Nation.
Parent/Community Volunteers
If you would like to be a part of one of our Strategic Planning Committees or if you want to volunteer a little bit of your time to help with small projects, you can sign up HERE. 
Houston High School Student Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools
Houston High School Graduate (2015), Ronald Nelson, was interviewed on the Today Show. 
2015-2016 Budget
The budget for the 2015-2016 year has been approved.  GMSD 2015-2016 Budget 
School Calendars
The 2015-2016 & 2016-2017 Calendars have been approved. 
Lunch Accounts
You can now add money to student lunch accounts online.  Visit our "Parents" page for more information.
Employee Benefits
Follow the link below to view details about our employee benefits:

Employee Benefits
Champion's Club

Attention GMSD community!! Here is your 1st opportunity to support your teachers.  We are starting our first Champion’s Club Campaign. 
Substitute Teachers
Germantown Municipal School District (GMSD) will be using Kelly Services as a contracted provider for substitute staff that include positions as: substitute classroom teacher, school nurses, sped/educational assistants, and school nutrition. 
Attendance Zoning Update
Attendance zones were approved at the March 3, 2014 GMSD Board Meeting. The following links contain maps where you can type in a street address and determine your school zone. 
Houston Middle School Open House
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Upcoming Events
Parent/Community Volunteers
We love our community and parent volunteers.  If you are interested in helping our schools by sitting on a committee or by giving a little bit of your time, please follow this link to sign up:
Click HERE for more information about REACH.

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