Welcome back to another school year. Our staff has
worked diligently to get all of our SIX schools open this summer.
Forest Hill Elementary School is incredible and I hope you can make time to
stop by our new addition. I know it was difficult for staff in many buildings
and I want to kick off our very first GMSD Staff Newsletter with a note of
gratitude for your dedication to a successful school opening.
Jason Manuel, Superintendent
'Employee Relations' on Anonymous Alerts.
As the school year begins it's a good time to remind our staff about our anonymous reporting system. The alerts noted as "EMPLOYEE RELATIONS" are sent to directly to Human Resources and are handled quickly and discreetly. Examples of reports could include; witnessing or experiencing theft/fraud, harassment, retaliation, or reporting a colleague coming to work under the influence. Under the 2018 TN Teacher Code of Ethics, it is a requirement to report offenses of these types within 30 days. Anonymous Alerts will protect your identity and open a two-way dialogue with our HR department. To protect yourself, you can take a screenshot of the report and keep in a safe file.
Anonymous Alerts Here
Top Staff Features
Jessica Minton: NEA celebrates local teacher with
California Casualty Award
Reese Kougher: Awarded Higher Education Student of the Year by TAEA
John Kennon: Ushers Honors Organic Chemistry to HHS
Cathy Jones: Harvest Houston planting seeds for students with disabilities
Lindsey McKinney: Breathes fire in a lab safety lesson that's lit
Melissa Cychowski: Raises funds to purchase 3-D Ceramic
Houston Middle is bold and back with a positive message for
FES models empathy by showing support for one of its own students
Schools celebrated Reward Status in unique ways, like this
Dolphin Dance Party
Houston student explores if the world is flat at this weekend's Indie Memphis Film Showcase
Dogwood PE classes learn about respecting personal space
through a fun game
us on Instagram
The District Update
was able to complete $42 million in capital improvements over the
summer. Explore our monthly report which details the improvements and
investments made at every school--from the RES boiler/chiller replacement,
the new security enhancements at HHS, or the bathroom renovations at FES and
DES. The report also includes enrollment data from each school. Read the report here.
Video Clip of the Month
Don't have time to check out Forest Hill Elementary School in person? Watch this 8-minute documentary about the school and the theory behind its design.
Looking for something to do in September? From Mustang Football Games to Bingo with Grandparents, there's a lot going on across the district. Are your events listed for September on the District Master Calendar?
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