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A grandmother plays bingo with her grandson at Dogwood Elementary School.

Grandparents invade the district: Bingo at Dogwood, Breakfast for Grandparents at Riverdale, and Games with Grandparents at Farmington Elementary School

Germantown, Tennessee--September 12, 2018--“Grandparents are important,” said Dogwood Bingo with Grandparents Night organizer Diane Perry.  “It’s wonderful to see different age groups coming together,” she said.  Hosting a bingo night was something that Dogwood wanted to do this year, and Perry brought the idea to fruition.  The sign-ups for the bingo night were very popular and the evening was a huge hit for all ages.  With a few celebrity Dolphin bingo callers, some pizza and great family, students and their grandparents competed for candy prizes for an hour last Friday evening.
 
 
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Yui shares information and facts about Korea with her classmates during a social studies lesson in Ms. Lewis' third grade classroom.

International students add zest and dimension to a thriving school culture at Farmington Elementary

Germantown, Tennessee--September 5, 2018--In a third grade classroom, Yui Koriyama presents information about her Japanese culture to her peers during a social studies lesson.  “Obviously, Germantown, Tennessee and the United States are great, but showing students the traditions and uniqueness of other cultures is just as important. Interacting with students who represent different parts of the world teaches other students that we have differences and, more importantly, many similarities,” said her third grade teacher Kelcey Lewis.  More +
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BREAKING NEWS--The Germantown Board of Education votes to adopt new school attendance zones in 2019-2020

Germantown, Tennessee--August 21, 2018--On Monday evening at the August School Board Meeting, the school board unanimously voted to adopt "Proposal C" as the new attendance zones that will take effect in the Fall of 2019.   More +
Teacher Brianna Gould shares a hug with two of her students.

FES trains teachers in the methodology of ‘backwards planning’ as they experience a lesson from the student’s perspective

Germantown, Tennessee—August 2, 2018—The teachers are captivated in the library as they participate in a professional development session led by content leads Brianna Gould and Rebecca Carey.  Gould, who serves as the content lead for grades 3-5, is a veritable cheerleader and understood ‘guru’ of Expeditionary Learning, the new language arts textbook series that made its debut last year (2017) at Farmington.  Wit and Wisdom has been in place for grades K-2 since 2016, but is still an area that teachers requested additional training and development.  Carey has recently stepped into the role of content lead for the lower grades. More +
FES teacher Anna Brignole poses next to a sign listing the PAEMST Awardees

Farmington teacher Anna Brignole wins the Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science Teachers

Germantown, Tennessee—June 25, 2018 – Yesterday, Farmington Elementary School fourth grade teacher Anna Brignole was recognized in Washington D.C. by the White House as one of two teachers from Tennessee who were awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teachers. More +
A member of the GPD SWAT team engages a small group of teachers at Houston Middle School.

Germantown Police Department prepares GMSD teachers and school staff for active shooter situations

Germantown, Tennessee—August 3, 2018—The tragedy in Parkland, Florida last year has increased focus in school security across the country. Germantown Municipal School District, in addition to adding some new physical security features (you can read more about those here), continues to be proud to partner with the Germantown Police Department.  Through a partnership with the City of Germantown, each school has been provided with a School Resource Officer (SRO) since the district’s doors opened in 2014.  But, now, the GPD SWAT team has become an active partner as well. More +
Outside contractor runs cabling at HMS for new security cameras.

GMSD moves forward with security camera upgrades this summer

Germantown, Tennessee--July 2, 2018--Germantown Municipal School District is working on security upgrades over the summer.   District staff has engaged the architecture firm, Allen and Hoshall, to complete design work for the addition of security fencing and a secured entrance at Houston High School.  Principally though, the district is also using this summer as an opportunity to complete its long range goals of security camera upgrades across all five schools.  On security walks with the Germantown Police Department, district officials had previously identified where cameras needed to be placed or replaced. More +
Houston Youth Wrestling seeking young athletes (K-8)

Houston Youth Wrestling seeking young athletes (K-8)

HOUSTON YOUTH WRESTLING (Begins 11/6/2017)
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 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 +

School Purpose Statement

The vision of Farmington Elementary School is the foster continuous improvement within a high performing learning environment that includes all students and stakeholders.  The mission of Farmington Elementary School is to empower students to make informed decisions as productive members of society by leading students to develop character, self-assurance, and independent thinking.

Contact & General Information

 
2085 Cordes Road
Germantown, TN 38139
Phone: (901) 756-2320
Fax: (901) 756-2308
 
Grades: Pre-K to Grade 5
Hours: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm 
Mascot: Falcons 

Upcoming Events

Nov
19

NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break

Mon Nov 19 2018
to Fri Nov 23 2018
Dec
5
Dec
7

FES Snowflake Ball

Fri Dec 7 2018
Dec
19

Quarter 2 Ends

Wed Dec 19 2018
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