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Dogwood Elementary

Fourth and Fifth Grade P.E. Tournaments

Monday, November 20, starting a 9 a.m.:  Newcomb Ball Tournament with Fourth Grade

 Tuesday, November 21, starting at 9 a.m.:  Volleyball Tournament with Fifth Grade 
Veterans Day Programs

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


Every Book Counts at Dogwood

Social Media Hub

GMSD District News

Houston Youth Wrestling seeking young athletes (K-8)

Houston Youth Wrestling seeking young athletes (K-8)

BOYS AGE: Kindergarten thru 8th grade
PRACTICE DAYS AND TIMES: K-8th grade Mon, Tues, and Fri 6-7:30pm
Location: Houston High School PE Gymnasium
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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 +
Two GMSD Pre-Schoolers show their American pride in the JAC Art Contest

Two GMSD Pre-Schoolers show their American pride in the JAC Art Contest

Two GMSD Pre-School students won first place in the Junior American Citizens Art Contest-Banner division, Pre-School, sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution. More +


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

Wow! We are embarking on my second year as principal. We are also approaching Dogwood’s 40th Anniversary. This has been the most challenging and invigorating experience of my educational career. I believe I work at Disney! Dogwood is the happiest place on earth for me, and I hope your children feel the same way about their school.  Continue

Meet Curriculum Technology Trainer, Ashley Smith


Welcome to Dogwood our Curriculum Technology Trainer, Ashley Smith. Her job is to help teachers integrate technology into their curriculum; however, her duties include a lot more. Ashley grew up in Nashville but worked at Presbyterian Day School and later at ECS’s Forest Hill campus as computer lab teacher. Her hobbies are her three sons, who she transports back and forth from competitive sporting events. Say “hello” to Ashley when you see her around Dogwood!

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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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