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Winners of the Congressional App Challenge pose for a photo with David Kustoff

Four HHS students win the 2019 District Congressional App Challenge

Germantown, Tennessee--January 24, 2020--HHS students Milo Sulipeck, Manas Malla, Ricky Liu, and DJ Paudler won this year’s Congressional App Challenge with their program Sigdex, an offline indexing system that can pinpoint your location by using surrounding wireless access points. More +
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HHS Junior scores full 36 on all four ACT subjects

Germantown, Tennessee--January 24, 2020--Cooper Byers, son of Meredith and Jeremy Park and Lisa and John Byers and a junior at Houston High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 by scoring a 36 in every subtest: English, mathematics, reading, and science during one single test administration in December. More +
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Casting Call: CLASS Campaign seeking elementary school students to participate in a PSA filming

Germantown, Tennessee--January 14, 2020--Germantown Municipal School District is seeking students and other local film stars to participate in their latest public service announcement project.   More +
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GMSD teachers were rewarded over $60,000 in Germantown Education Grants

Germantown, Tennessee--January 13, 2020--The Germantown Education Foundation awarded several teacher grants at the January Germantown Board of Education meeting.  Eight grants totaling $61,614 were gifted at the meeting. More +
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Houston High Theatre renovations underway and will debut during Into the Woods performance

Germantown, Tennessee--January 15, 2020--HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL THEATER PROGRESS is on track.  The Marley performance floor has been laid on the newly reinforced stage.  Conduit boxes have been added to the stage floor for audiovisual functionality.  The lighting package is being installed and programmed with the new computer software and state-of-the-art lighting board.  The house lights (the lights in the audience and not on the stage) have been updated to LEDs and will add a professional ambiance to space for meetings and non-theatrical performances. More +
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Germantown Board of Education approves Calendar Option A

Germantown, Tennessee--January 14, 2020--The school board chose Calendar Option A at their meeting last night.  They thanked the community for providing feedback and the Calendar Committee 2020 for creating the options.  The proposed calendar will be submitted to the state for approval in April, 2020.  The Calendar Committee will meet in February to create the 2021-2022 Instructional Calendar options. More +
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Open Enrollment will take place between January 27-February 7, 2020

Please click here to visit our Open Enrollment Information Page. More +
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The Commercial Appeal names Germantown Municipal School District a winner of the Memphis Top Workplaces 2019 Award

Germantown, Tennessee--December 18, 2019--Germantown Municipal School District has been recognized as a “Top Workplace” by The Commercial Appeal. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few. More +
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BOE chooses Calendar A

The 2020 Calendar Committee presented three options for the Germantown Board of Education to consider.  Read here to view the options and provide your feedback. More +
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Houston is proud of its Seniors that have recently signed at various colleges

Germantown, Tennessee--December 4, 2019-- Houston is proud of its Seniors that have recently signed at various colleges to play sports including soccer, baseball, basketball, and volleyball. More +
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Dogwood Elementary recently hosted its annual Envisions Mini-EXPO

Germantown, Tennessee--January 10th, 2020--Dogwood Elementary hosted its annual Envisions Mini-EXPO.  Students in 3rd-5th grade GA classes practiced presenting as they learned skills for speaking up and explaining their thinking and reasoning. This builds self-confidence and the projects help to teach time management skills for completion within a given checkpoints and deadlines. More +
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Lincoln Pare Named Tennessee's Mr. Football

Germantown, Tennessee-December 5th, 2019--Lincoln Pare was named Mr. Football by The Tennessee Titans this past Monday. The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award is a top honor in the state for high school football. More +
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