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Schedule Distribution July 31st

Student Laptop Distribution

Parents,

GMSD will deploy student laptops for students in grades 9-12 during the week of July 23rd. To accommodate families’ work schedules, we have scheduled device orientation and deployment during evening hours. See below for the specific date for each grade level.

Mon, July 23 – HHS 9th grade

Tue, July 24 – HHS 10th grade

Wed, July 25 – HHS 11th grade

Thurs, July 26 – HHS 12th grade

Fri, July 27 is the HHS Makeup Day, 8:00a-3:00p in room M12 (located between the reference library and the attendance office).

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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 +
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Houston High student Jenna Kemp named the Gatorade Tennessee Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Germantown, Tennessee—June 18, 2018—In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Jenna Kemp of Houston High School as its 2017-18 Gatorade Tennessee Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Kemp is the third Gatorade Tennessee Girls Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from Houston High School. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Kemp as Tennessee’s best high school girls soccer player. More +

Summer Assignments

Many Honors and Advanced Placement courses require summer homework  assignments to maintain and extend background knowledge and skills in  preparation for the rigor of the courses for the fall.  The assignments  are designed to support a student’s academic and personal growth.  Students should have these assignments completed and ready to submit by  the first day of school.  
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Course Catalog Now Available

Course Selection Information  
Course Selection for the 2018-2019 school year is happening now!
 

We believe all students should have access to rigorous and relevant Early Postsecondary Opportunities (EPSOs).  Since the formation of the GMSD in June 2014, our course offerings have expanded, particularly with EPSOs, now including 27 Advanced Placement, 17 Dual Enrollment, and 2 Industry Certification courses for next year.  In addition, we offer 48 Honors courses. 

In an effort to provide the most appropriately rigorous options leading to postsecondary readiness, the following changes apply to two courses:

  • English IV –Standard, Dual Enrollment, and AP English Literature & Composition (removal of Honors)
  • US History & Geography – Standard, Dual Enrollment, and AP US History (removal of Honors)
Please see the two documents linked below for more information. If you have questions about the process, please contact your guidance counselor. 
 
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GMSD is proud to claim all four STATE winning cheer teams

GMSD is proud to claim all four STATE winning cheer teams

Some of the most exceptional athletes at GMSD are a part of our nationally-recognized cheerleading squads. Programs from the elementary to high school level constantly push these girls to be their most strong, precise, and spirited in every routine, and this work ethic was especially evident this past weekend with all four of the GMSD cheer squads receiving first place recognition in their individual divisions at state. More +
Houston High School opens its doors to the public on February 7th

Houston High School opens its doors to the public on February 7th

Germantown Municipal School District invites the Germantown community to tour the facilities and programs at Houston High School.  On February 7th, 2018, the students and teachers at the school will showcase several of the award winning features of a true local treasure.  For three consecutive years, Germantown Municipal Schools has earned the highest ACT average in the state of Tennessee.  Beyond test scores, the student life programming at Houston High School is incredibly diverse and successful in both state and national competitions.  Delving even further into the school culture, there are incredible opportunities for all student interests.    
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"Germantown tests best in Tennessee in every TNReady subject"

"Germantown tests best in Tennessee in every TNReady subject"

Germantown Municipal School District is proud of our student performance on the 2017 High School End of Course (EOC) Assessments. An article released this morning by the Commercial Appeal exclaims, "Germantown tests best in Tennessee in every TNReady subject". More +

Honor Code

Houston High school values academic integrity, and expects our students to demonstrate their own effort every day in every class. Students are asked to sign this honor pledge on every assignment. For more information about our Honor Code and the procedures and consequences when an infraction occurs, please visit our website.
http://www.gmsdk12.org/HonorCode.aspx
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Morning Traffic Patterns for Houston High

Morning Traffic Patterns for Houston High

In cooperation and collaboration with the City of Germantown and Germantown Municipal School District administration, here are reminders for the traffic pattern in the MORNING at Houston High School. Afternoon dismissal procedures will be the same as they always have been.  More +
Bus Transportation Alerts

Bus Transportation Alerts

GERMANTOWN, TN--AUGUST 8th--We appreciate your patience with bus transportation matters as our team works hard to assist Durham in these first few weeks. Your feedback is vital in helping us. Please reach out to our transportation team IMMEDIATELY with the following information: More +
Rising 9th grader of Houston High School publishes a book for a good cause

Rising 9th grader of Houston High School publishes a book for a good cause

Having been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 4, Annie had wished there was some sort of literature to help explain to her what all was happening and provide some sort of comfort. Finding few resources, Annie and her mother then decided to create their own. More +
Houston High School's Clare Jordan chosen for prestigious Georgia Tech opportunity for young innovators

Houston High School's Clare Jordan chosen for prestigious Georgia Tech opportunity for young innovators

Clare has been an exceptional STEM student since she began middle school and was nominated for this academic devotion, as well as her leadership capabilities and potential in the engineering and technological fields, for an extremely rigorous summer STEM camp. More +
HHS athletes excel with two state championships

HHS athletes excel with two state championships

Success is a trademark of Houston excellence in all areas from academia to athletics to arts. This excellence was especially seen this past week with many Houston athletics teams competing at the state level. More +
Parents are preparing for Spring Registration

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. More +
TOY stands for Teacher of the Year

TOY stands for Teacher of the Year

Each year, the Germantown Municipal School District selects three Teachers of the Year; Pre-4th, 5th-8th, and 9th-12th.  These three individuals then go on to compete for the Teacher of the Year in the Southwest region, the State, and so.  Read about the three teachers who have been selected as your GMSD TOYs for 2016-2017. More +
Houston High Celebrates SADD SHINES Week

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. More +
HHS Choirs hosting English composer Will Todd in a residency

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. More +
Germantown Municipal Schools named a Top Work Place 2016

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. More +
Sparkle Effect takes the students of Houston High to heart

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. More +
A staggering 24 students from HHS were selected for the All-State Choir

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.  More +
Houston High's CyberPatriots Set the Bar High for Cyber Security

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. More +
39 GMSD Orchestra students selected for All-West

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. More +
Alumni Spotlight:  Judge Amanda Heath

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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