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A student in STEM III works on a new design with the Memphis Zoo to replace the Herpetarium.

Germantown Municipal Schools continue to expand CTE EPSOs and course opportunities

Germantown, Tennessee—November 1, 2018—The Tennessee Department of Education designated October 23-27 as Early Postsecondary Opportunity (EPSO) Week, and as part of our effort at Germantown Municipal School District, to increase awareness and enrollment in EPSOs, the district would like to highlight some of the extraordinary opportunities at Houston High School. More +

GMSD's New Student Tech Guide

GMSD Blended Learning has a New Student Technology Webpage It is a one-stop-shop for newly enrolled students, so they can learn how to use iPad and access various GMSD accounts.
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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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 +
A sixth grader shares a personal story in her Facing History and Ourselves class.

Riverdale School invests time for social contracting after a PD session offered by Facing History and Ourselves

Germantown, Tennessee--August 16, 2018--Riverdale teachers of grades 5-8 have embarked on a series of professional development activities to enhance school culture.  Provided by the organization, Facing History and Ourselves, the school’s first session centered on the concept of social contracting. 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 +
Purpose Statement:
Our mission is to develop independent learners of strong moral character who demonstrate respect for diversity. As a school community, we provide the opportunity for all students to reach their fullest potential academically, emotionally, physically, and socially, in a safe, secure learning environment. All students must be provided the opportunity to learn, achieve, and excel through the collaborative network of home, school, and community as they prepare for the ever-changing global society.  Click here for more... 

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Contact Information

School Address:
7391 Neshoba Rd
Germantown, TN 38138
Phone 901.756.2300
Fax 901.752.7939
School Hours:
Early Arrivals to cafeteria no earlier than 8:00am
Dismissed to classes at 8:15am 
From Germantown Rd and Poplar Ave
Travel west on Poplar Avenue approximately 2 blocks. Turn right on Miller Farms.
The school is about 3 blocks down on the left.
From Germantown Rd and Neshoba
Travel west on Neshoba. Turn left on Miller Farms.
The school is on the right about 100 feet from stop sign. 

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