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Houston is proud to offer courses and extra-curricular activities in robotics and coding
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Leigha operates a camera.
Houston students open their classrooms to visitors on annual TourGMSD Day
Sean and Dinobi are ready to give prospective students a tour of the school
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HHS Baseball
183 fine arts students are selected to All-West performance groups in 2019
close up shot of a student playing the cello.
Houston High School now offers Dual Enrollment Mechatronics
Students wire a faux wall
fifth measure moves on to compete at the National A Cappella Competition in 2019
fifth measure sings a song in the library
HHS Football Entering the field
Students participate in a physics lab
Students rehearse for the marching band over the summer
Graduation 2017!
Lesson with Interactive Television
Football Players Community Service
Enjoying a good book
Dolce Bella Performing at AEA
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Cheering on the HHS Football Team
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Kindness Awards

Congratulations to this year's GMSD Kindness Award recipients from each school!

Germantown, Tennessee—November 17, 2020-- Each year GMSD reaches out to its school counselors and principals for the student(s) at their schools that exemplify kindness. We are proud to recognize this year’s GMSD Kindness Awards.
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Special education students

Transition Academy’s special education students are currently working as paid interns for the very first time

Germantown, Tennessee—November 13, 2020--
The transition academy focuses on building the students to their full potential and to be the most independent self they can become in the four years of Houston High School, ensuring post-secondary success. 
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Parent Workshop #2

Attend the GMSD parent engagement workshop to help adolescents experiencing anxiety and stress

Germantown, Tennessee--November, 13, 2020--In this parent workshop, we will review signs and symptoms of anxious adolescents, tips and tricks for how to manage stressors, and resources in order to help maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle.
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ESL virtual

Join the ESL Virtual Parent Meeting on Tuesday, November 17!

The ESL Virtual Parent Meeting will be held on zoom on Tuesday, November 17 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (CST).
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Participate in the 2020 GMC PTO Writing Contest to display to win prizes

Germantown, Tennessee—November 1, 2020—Love to write and want to win prizes? Participate in the 2020 GMSD Writing Contest.
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Saksham Saksena

Saksham Saksena presents his scientific research regarding cancer at an MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference

Germantown, Tennessee--October 30, 2020--Saksham continues to inspire the younger generation and promote the purpose, significance, and creativity involved in scientific research.
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ACT Voucher for Seniors!


The deadline to register for the December 12 ACT is quickly approaching.  If you need to request a voucher to take the test for free, please use the link.

Once you request a voucher you will receive an email to your GMSD student email address with the voucher attached.  You will use the code located in the top right-hand corner while registering yourself for the ACT at
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Senior Yearbook Picture Deadline- January 10, 2021

Good News, Seniors!

The senior picture deadline has been extended to January 10th! Call Holland TODAY, in fact, RIGHT NOW to schedule your appointment if you have not already done so. If your photos are not taken at Holland, you will not be pictured in the yearbook.

Call: 362-1818
Questions? Contact Mrs. Cox [email protected]
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Junior Ring Information

Juniors may order class rings before school on Tuesday, October 6th and Wednesday, October 7th from 7:10-7:40 in the Gym Lobby. Visit to design your ring and for more information or call Balfour directly at 901-759-0116.

Yearbooks for Sale!

HHS yearbooks are now for sale on
Search the HHS school store to place your order. 
Prices begin at $85 plus tax, name stamping included.
Icons are available for purchase for $5 each, plus tax. (max of 4)
 Order now! The price goes up after Thanksgiving. 
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Seeking committee members

GMSD seeking volunteer members to serve on the 2020 Master Facilities Planning Committee

Germantown, Tennessee--September 21, 2020--GMSD has opened the application for the 2020 Master Facilities Planning Committee.  The committee meets annually in October to discuss and draft recommendations/updates to our Five-Year Master Facilities document.
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Tutoring Schedule

Houston High Faculty members offer weekly tutoring sessions in English, mathematics, science and Spanish. There is no need to pre-register for these sessions, students may show up for in person sessions or log in to the virtual sessions. Download a copy of the schedule here HHS Tutoring 20-21.pdf.
New Communication Interns

Meet the new student 2020-2021 Germantown Municipal School District’s communication interns!

Germantown, Tennessee—September 10, 2020--Meet the new student communications intern team for Germantown Municipal School District and read all about their ambitious visions for the 2020-2021 school year. These students display multiple talents and bring many experiences to the job. 
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Group photo of the 2021 National Merit Semifinalists

Houston High School announces SIXTEEN National Merit Semifinalists for 2021

Germantown, Tennessee—September 9, 2020— On September 9, 2020, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program including sixteen Houston High School Seniors.
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Virtual Instruction Technology Support Website

The Houston High technology team has created a website to provide answers for FAQs and information regarding commonly-used instructional technology programs. Bookmark this link or access it on the Virtual Instruction Support on the left menu bar.

Saksham Saksena Bio Pic

Saksham Saksena wins second place in the Battle of the Ballots competition and inspires younger students to learn about Tennessee’s role in the ratification of the 19th Amendment

Germantown, Tennessee-- August 31, 2020-- Saksham Saksena creates an award-winning documentary to commemorate the courageous women who fought to achieve the right to vote. In honor of the 100th year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, he encourages others to learn more and appreciate our world today.
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Houston High Daily Logistics.

We want you to start the first day of this school year feeling confident and excited about the months to come. Whether you're learning from home or attending class in person tomorrow, here are some tips for getting startedon your unique learning journey.

We are so excited to have you here at Houston High School and are confident that this year will teach us all a lot. We're here to support you in your learning journey in every way we can. This year might look different, but our unwavering commitment to you and your holistic wellness and growth is stronger than ever.
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Morning Traffic Pattern

In cooperation and collaboration with the City of Germantown and Germantown Municipal School District administration, here are reminders for the traffic pattern in the MORNING at Houston High School. This is the same procedure as last year. 
The map shows this, but below is a table with categories of drivers and what lane you will need to be in once on campus:

Click here for a link to the map.

Afternoon Dismissal Procedures

As stated above, the methods for dismissal are identical to previous years. For those that are NEW to Houston High School and are planning to pick your child up from the school, please see the following description:

*Please note that this is NOT a change from last year.
All roads to the school serve as both entrances and exits. Students/faculty/parents will be able to exit or enter from either side.
AREA “A” is one carline pickup option.
AREA “C” is another carline pickup option.
AREA “B” serves as the bus lane from 2pm-3pm and no cars are allowed to use this loop.
Parents picking up their child are advised to choose and discuss their preferred pickup location with students in advance.
For those needing an enlarged or printable version of the parent pick up/dismissal method, please click here.

Due to the number of after school activities, and the variation of student location at the conclusion of the school day, parents and students may choose the best options for their family.  The traffic getting into the high is far less complicated.
Saksham Saksena

Houston High School student Saksham Saksena wins prestigious innovation award with Stanley Black & Decker

Germantown, Tennessee--August 4, 2020--Saksham's entry, “Defeating the Opioid Epidemic with Transcutaneous Electro-Analgesia”, has won first place in the contest.  The competition, focused on “Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math, engages students in building, doing, and making an impact in the community by harnessing the power of STEAM skills”.  You can read more about the competition and see the other national winners here.   More +


Purpose Statement:
Houston High School's mission is to provide all students with a data-driven, intellectual and creative learning environment appropriate for success and citizenship in an ever-evolving world. 

Mustang Apparel Store

Attention Mustang Fans! Looking for customized apparel for your family? The GMSD has partnered with Nike and Lids to provide on-demand apparel for all sports and activities at HHS delivered to your doorstep in seven days. 

Contact Information

9755 Wolf River Blvd.
Germantown, TN 38139
901-756-2370 (phone)
901-756-2377 (Fax) 

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