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A teacher and her star student
Principal Teresa Price
Mom and son pose for a selfie at the Disco Dance

Dogwood Elementary

Grandparents Day

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Grandparents Day is Monday, September 11 at the following times.  Each class will have an activity with visiting grandparents.














Parent Teacher Conferences

September 14, Thursday, 4-7 p.m.  Contact your teacher if you would like to meet.

Movie Night

Movie night at Dogwood's grounds is Friday, Sept. 22.
Food trucks begin serving at 6:15 p.m.
The free movie, "The Secret Life of Pets" will begin at sunset
Bring the whole family! 

Counseling Needs Assessment

Parents, please take a moment to fill out this short survey to better assist our students in counseling needs.  Thank you!

Title 1 Provisions for Parents

Dogwood now qualifies for Title 1 status.  Parent provisions are stated in the following letter.

Kindergarten and First Grade moving to Standards Based Grading

Parents, GMSD has chosen to move to a Standards based testing for Kindergarten and First Grades.  Please read here for more information.

Dogwood Student Handbook 2017-2018

Scan here to read the 2017-2018 Handbook.  Be sure to sign and date after reading and turn in to the school office.  

Parents: Special Notification from the State Regarding Flu Vaccination


GMSD District News

GMSD to host Riverdale Addition Grand Opening to the Public on August 19th

GMSD to host Riverdale Addition Grand Opening to the Public on August 19th

Join Germantown Municipal School District and the City of Germantown as they unveil their vision for the future to the public on Saturday, August 19th between 3:30-5:00 p.m. More +
GMSD student art work displayed at the Dixon Gallery

GMSD student art work displayed at the Dixon Gallery

Several Farmington and Dogwood students are currently featured in a Dixon Gallery art show, Made in Dixon, that will be on display until April 30th at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. More +
Ready for some Creative Summer Fun?!? Join us at HMS Art Camp

Ready for some Creative Summer Fun?!? Join us at HMS Art Camp

Mrs. Robyn Nickell will be conducting an art camp this summer at Houston Middle School from May 30th through June 2nd. The art camp will be from 9am-1pm and is open to all upcoming HMS sixth grade artists. More +

Dolphin Social Media Hub


Vision Statement:
Dogwood Elementary School is an innovative, challenging, and safe learning environment that empowers each student
to grow into a world changer
8945 Dogwood Road
Germantown, TN 38139
Phone (901) 756-2310
Fax (901) 751-7852
Grades K-5
Enrollment 900+
Hours: 8:45am - 3:45pm
Mascot: Dolphin 
Webmaster: Peter Simons

Section 504 Links


Section 504 and ADA Grievance Procedures

504 Coordinator:

Message from Our Principal

Welcome to Dogwood Elementary!
Home of the Dolphins!
I am so excited to join the Dogwood family this year! I am honored to be at school with the most amazing staff, students, parents and community. It takes a village to raise a child and it takes a community to have an amazing school to teach our children in! Read more...

Meet Dogwood's New Technology Specialist, Tonji Cromwell

Dogwood Elementary's new Technology Specialist is Tonji Cromwell.  She is a mother of three:  twin daughters attending college at University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff and a son, a graduate of University of Southern California. She worked with Legacy SCS for over 7 years in the Collierville Schools. She loves reading and is presently writing a book.  Welcome Tonji!

Connect with us on Social Media

Dogwood Twitter

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PowerSchool Parent Portal

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Transportation Information


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Please view the electronic copy of our DES 2016-2017 Student Handbook that is available on the left toolbar of our website. A signature sheet will go home with all students that is to be signed and returned.


Important Car Rider and Parking Information

Helpful Tips
- Morning drop-off will begin at 8:30 a.m. when the school door opens and staff is present to receive students. Therefore, the car line will not begin to move until 8:30.
- Afternoon car line begins moving at 3:45 p.m.
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