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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 +
Cheerleaders and volleyball players pose for a picture with two FES students on the first day of school.

First day of school in Germantown Municipal School District establishes a fun school atmosphere

Germantown, Tennessee--August 6, 2018--Our teachers and staff  were ready for their new students on the first day of school in the Germantown Municipal School District.  Parents walked students in at the elementary levels as the families were greeted by high-fives from members of the Houston High School Football, Cheerleading, and Volleyball teams.  Staff at Houston Middle School were waving and cheering arrivals dressed in their house colors (HMS has a house-system similar to Harry Potter).  The excitement was also present at Houston High where our Mustang Mentors were lined up to greet the ninth graders who will engage in special team building, orientation and get-to-know you games.  Later this morning they will also tour the buildings and learn how to plug into school culture. 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 +

Riverdale's 2018 Band Recruitment Video
RES students will model in the National Best Buddies fashion show this November

RES students will model in the National Best Buddies fashion show this November

Riverdale students Noah Schepman and Joe McClellan were highlighted on the national Best Buddies website for a spotlight because of their amazing and supportive bond. Best Buddies is an organization designed to encourage friendships between those with disabilities and fellow students, and in the case of Noah and Joe, they have truly created a perfect pair. More +
Germantown Firefighters perform annual safety show to elementary-aged children

Germantown Firefighters perform annual safety show to elementary-aged children

The Germantown Fire Department is helping to keep Halloween safe for young children by visiting elementary schools and sharing their best Halloween and fire safety tips to ensure the holiday is more fun than fearful. 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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