Germantown, Tennessee—September 22nd, 2021— The GMSD Counseling and Psychology staff have organized the 2021-2022-year Q1 Parent Engagement Workshop
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Germantown, Tennessee--September 22, 2021--To recognize the 20th anniversary of 9-11, Dogwood decided to honor some of the community's most valuable helpers.
Germantown, Tennessee-- September, 21, 2021--Under the guidance of Mrs. Gretchen Rose, Houston High School’s agricultural sciences teacher, students were able to grow a total of 1700 seedlings which were transported to Memphis Tilth who then transported them to the St. Jude Garden. Due to the frost last year, the garden lost most of its crops, so all grade levels gathered together and planted a variety of produce such as tomato, cucumber, spinach, romaine lettuce, spinach, and mixed lettuce.
Houston High School student saves a neighbor's life with skills learned in her health science classroom
Germantown, Tennessee--September 15, 2021--The skills taught in Houston's health science class were tested and applied when an elderly neighbor of a Houston High School student began choking on her dinner. Junior Lindsey Manguso jumped into action, performing the Heimlich maneuver, consequently saving her neighbor’s life.
Germantown, Tennessee—On September 15, 2021, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of its Semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program including eight of HHS’ Seniors:
Houston High Senior Laila Sharif named the first Student Board Member of the Germantown Board of Education
Germantown, Tennessee--September 13, 2021--Laila Sharif, a senior at Houston High School, has been selected by the Houston High School administration to serve a one-year school term as student representative to the Germantown Board of Education, beginning September 22, 2021.
Germantown, Tennessee--September 14, 2021--Mr. Bozeman's, a science teacher at Dogwood, implemented a hands-on lesson to learn about ecosystems on the school campus during the class period.
Germantown, Tennessee--September 14, 2021--Riverdale students have enjoyed getting a first hand look at the concept of farm to table through the school's Outdoor Exploratory Lab. The lab features 5 raised beds with various fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers for viewing
Germantown, Tennessee--August 30, 2021--Dogwood's 4th grade kicked off the year by heading to a campout with the book Hank: The Soggy, Foggy Campout.
Germantown, Tennessee--August 30, 2021--Several Dogwood teachers are taking the Classroom Book a Day Challenge. They are reading 180 picture books to their students this year! Some books are meant to encourage student character and empathy for each other, and other books will teach historical topics through stories.