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HHS doubles pair head to state tournament

While many of us head into the lazy days of summer vacation, many of the Houston High athletics teams head into state tournaments. Joining these elite ranks is Houston High’s Girls Tennis Team. More +

GMSD says goodbye to lovely retirees at luncheon

Our teachers’ endless efforts are the chief reason an education here is so fulfilling, but as the year draws to a close, we are forced to say good-bye to many of these fantastic educators as they head into retirement. This past week these longtime teachers were honored with a luncheon at Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill.

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Support HHS performers competing at the Orpheum this evening

Support HHS performers competing at the Orpheum this evening

The HMSTAs is an awards show, modeled after Broadway’s Tony Awards, that works to recognize excellence in all areas of musical theatre throughout the Mid-South, and Houston High's production of 42nd Street has recieved fifteen nominatins and will perform on the Orpheum stage this evening, May 25th. More +
Several award winning teachers are recognized at May School Board Meeting

Several award winning teachers are recognized at May School Board Meeting

Briana Gould, Keri Eldridge, Jessica Minton, Christa Phillips, Carla Christian and Liz Dias (among several staff and community members who served on the GMSD 5K Committee) are recognized for recent awards. More +
Both 4th and 5th grade FES students win first place in national math competition

Both 4th and 5th grade FES students win first place in national math competition

Some students recently competed in Perennial Math, an international organization of various math competitions whose mission is to encourage and inspire young mathematicians.Fourth grader Hunter Cowles snagged first place nationally, and Bryan Ding also won first in his fifth grade division. In addition to those exemplary fellows, Farmington also had thirty-three other students place on the national level. More +
GMSD honors its newest employees with a special pinning ceremony

GMSD honors its newest employees with a special pinning ceremony

At the end of the school year, 53 teachers were pinned to mark their completion of a first year working in Germantown Municipal Schools. “Blue Chips” as they are called, include any new teacher to the district. The Blue Chip program is entirely unique to Germantown Municipal Schools and is described as, “a developmental non-tenured teacher program that provides a pathway towards success,” by Human Resources Supervisor Elissa Stratton. More +
Three HHS students earn the top scores on the national French exam

Three HHS students earn the top scores on the national French exam

Three students earn the top scores on the national French exam from the American Association of Teachers of French.  Platinum level winners were Cady Baltz, Brady Bush and Catherine Carlin. More +
FES student wins national Smokey the Bear poster contest for the SECOND consecutive year

FES student wins national Smokey the Bear poster contest for the SECOND consecutive year

Every year the National Garden Clubs Inc. offers a nationwide poster contest for students that promotes conservation, fire safety, and environmentalism in schools. This year’s theme revolved around “caring for the land”, and GMSD Student Khushi Patel won the National Grand Prize out of over 65000 entries for her fantastic poster. More +
HHS student wins STEM essay contest with a project focused on surgical robots

HHS student wins STEM essay contest with a project focused on surgical robots

Joy Adeyemo, a junior in the Houston High School STEM II class, recently won the 2017 West TN STEM Hub STEM Essay Competition for her project “Surgical Robots”. More +
Dogwood Idol, hosted by Miss Tennessee, showcases the incredibly talented students of DES

Dogwood Idol, hosted by Miss Tennessee, showcases the incredibly talented students of DES

Dogwood Idol, hosted by Miss Tennessee, showcases the incredibly talented students of DES More +
Innovation Week at Dogwood provides a diverse display of creativitiy

Innovation Week at Dogwood provides a diverse display of creativitiy

Dogwood Students had the opportunity to stimulate their creative minds during Innovation Week in May. Students learned about STEAM and the design process by: identifying problems, brainstorming, designing, building, testing, redesigning, and sharing. Students were given options to work individually or in groups. More +
GEF night at the Redbirds game offers special perks to GMSD families

GEF night at the Redbirds game offers special perks to GMSD families

Join us at the ball game and support the Germantown Education Foundation on Friday, June 2 at 7:05 p.m. More +
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