9755 Wolf River Blvd.
Germantown, TN 38139
Phone: 901-756-2370
Fax: 901-756-2377
Houston High School News
Attention New HHS Students!
All students entering Houston High School take a benchmark assessment to determine their basic reading and math skills in accordance with the State of Tennessee's Response to Intervention and Instruction Framework. Students matriculating from Riverdale and Houston Middle have already taken these assesssments, as well as students selected to the Honors Academy program.

The benchmark will be administered on 4/20 and 4/24 from 3pm - 6pm

Please click here for more information and to sign up for testing.

This is the same test taken by students currently enrolled at a GMSD school.
 
Another classy prom for the books
These prom pictures give a taste of Houston's classiest prom yet.  
HHS student accepted into Carnegie Mellon's prestigious Computer Science program
Jesse Keck, a senior at Houston, was recently accepted into Carnegie Mellon for Computer Science and Navy ROTC.  
Houston High Triumphs at the Foreign Language Fair
Each year the University of Memphis organizes the Foreign Language Fair with categories like vocabulary quiz, art, crafts, projects, poster, poetry recitation, writing, video, music, song, dance, and costumes. 
HHS Orchestra does a Mardi-GREAT Job at New Orleans Competition

On a both fun and academically-rewarding trip, Houston High’s orchestra was awarded the highest score at the 2017 Worldstrides Music Festival in New Orleans.
 

HHS Anatomy teacher Jessica Minton mentioned in a St. Jude newsletter
Mrs. Minton, the anatomy teacher at Houston High, partnered up with St. Jude to bring real-world science into her classroom.  
State Department releases NEW parent guides for TNReady
"A year in the classroom should produce a year of learning. TNReady is Tennessee’s statewide assessment designed to measure what students have learned at the end of class." 
Window to apply for classroom and school level grants through the GEF opens
The Germantown Education Foundation has announced they are ready to receive applications for their 2017 Individual Educator and School Grants. "It's time to imagine ways to enhance your classroom," said GEF Executive Director Stephanie Brockway.  
Counseling Department offers adolescent and substance abuse workshop for parents
The guidance department has arranged for a counselor from Bradford Health Services (located in Germantown) to come to Houston High School on April 6th to talk with middle and high school parents about adolescence and substance abuse issues. 
HHS students took home several awards at the MUS Math Competition
Houston is very proud to announce that its students took first place in both the teams and individual competitions.  Congratulations to Vincent Wang, Adam Kim, Jonathan Wang, Mary Park, and Jake Manuel. 
Parents are preparing for Spring Registration
Click here to read what parents of current and new students need to know to prepare for 2017-2018 Registration. 
Do you know an amazing math or science teacher?
It's time again to encourage your superstar teacher (or colleague) to apply for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.  Deadline: May 1st.
Seeking parents to preview textbooks
Join the Academic Advancement team at Houston High School today as they offer a parent preview of textbooks up for adoption.  If you are an expert or professional in the fields of; agriculture, health science, architecture, construction, transportation logistics, or work in a STEM field--our team would love your input.   
Yoga fundraiser for HHS football
Yoga in the HHS Gym
Wednesdays through May at  3:00pm
 
Houston High Celebrates SADD SHINES Week
Houston High School’s SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) joined thousands of students across the country the first week of February, to celebrate SADD SHINES Week. SADD Shines week celebrates the power of teens to “light the way” to a healthier, safe community for high school students and the wider community.  
HHS All-Metro Player-of-the-Year Semifinalists
Nine of HHS’s athletes were honored as semifinalists for the Greater Memphis area by The Commercial Appeal Sports Awards. Houston has one from girls golf (Jayna Choi), four from cross country (Ella Baran, Michelle Myers, Christopher Rayder, Anna Tankersley), three from girls soccer (Paola Ellis, Jenna Kemp, Katrina Ostrom), and one athlete from girls volleyball (KaLea Davis).  
HHS Choirs hosting English composer Will Todd in a residency
The Houston High School Choirs of Germantown, TN will be hosted English composer and conductor, Will Todd, in a brief residency on January 23 and 24, 2017. The residency included a choral reading session for middle and high school choral directors as well as local church musicians on Monday evening at HHS.  
Germantown Municipal Schools named a Top Work Place 2016
GMSD employees are the backbone of this amazing District, and everyday they put forth their talents and educational expertise to serve the students of Germantown. We are so grateful for our employees as well as their individual contributions that, collectively, make GMSD a great place to work. 
Sparkle Effect takes the students of Houston High to heart
As students with and without disabilities cheer together under the Friday night lights, they showcase a loud and public symbol of acceptance, forever changing a school’s culture to one that values diversity and kindness. The students on Sparkle Effect teams visibly relay a simple message: at our school, all students are respected and included, regardless of ability. 
A staggering 24 students from HHS were selected for the All-State Choir
Congratulations to the 18 outstanding GMSD musicians who were selected for the TN State Honor Choir. Comparatively, HHS had the most students selected for the choir in our region. Including alternates, HHS placed 24 students in the choir.  
Houston High's CyberPatriots Set the Bar High for Cyber Security
Houston High CyberPatriots had their first round of competition in November. All six teams did an excellent job of securing their operating system images against cyber security threats and vulnerabilities.  
39 GMSD Orchestra students selected for All-West
Congratulations to Dr. Long Long Kang and Stephen Short for a strong showing at this year's competitive All-West auditions. 
Alumni Spotlight: Judge Amanda Heath
Many great people have walked the halls of Houston High School.  Do you know of someone we should spotlight?  Email us at GMSD Communications.   Read about Amanda Heath, HHS alumni Class of 2003, who is trailblazing the legal landscape in Georgia.
 
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Houston High School's mission is to provide all students with a data-driven, intellectual and creative learning environment appropriate for success and citizenship in an ever-evolving world. 
Mustang Apparel Store
Attention Mustang Fans! Looking for customized apparel for your family? The GMSD has partnered with Nike and Lids to provide on-demand apparel for all sports and activities at HHS delivered to your doorstep in seven days. 
 


 
 
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Germantown, TN 38139
901-756-2370 (phone)
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