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HHS Baseball
183 fine arts students are selected to All-West performance groups in 2019
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Houston High School now offers Dual Enrollment Mechatronics
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TN Ready FAQ

TN Ready FAQ for HHS Families

April 11, 2021

We are embarking on two weeks of TN READY End Of Course (EOC) testing beginning on Tuesday, April 13th.  HHS has created a FAQ for possible questions that have been regularly asked over the course of the last few days.  Please open up the Google Doc, Families of HHS FAQ for EOC Assessments, and read through to answer any lingering questions you may still have prior to testing. Please use this FAQ as a resource throughout testing as questions may be added.
If you still have questions, please feel free to reach out to Mrs. Shannon Blackburn, [email protected], at any time.
As always, thank you for your patience and flexibility as we navigate through yet another new procedure to ensure our goal of 80% or more is met for required state testing as well as providing the safest, secure environment for our students and staff. 
Thank you,
HHS Administration
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Celebrating our HHS Seniors in the Month of May

Germantown, Tennessee--April 8, 2021--The Houston High School PTSO, the administration of Houston High School, and the Germantown Municipal School District are excited to announce an additional opportunity to celebrate The Class of 2021;  A GraduateWALK at feeder schools, a PTSO sponsored picnic, and yard signs.  Seniors must pre-register for their GraduateWALK school location.

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TN Ready Testing Information April 13-15 and April 19-22

March 30, 2021

HHS will be administering the TN Ready, End of Course tests, April 13-15 and April 19-22 to all students enrolled in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English 9, English 10, Biology and US History. During these testing days, all hybrid and virtual students will be virtual.  Students who are enrolled in the seven courses listed above will come to school on the date assigned to complete their test. Please reference the schedule attached throughout our testing window.  

Thank you for your support in helping HHS achieve our end of year testing requirements.  We know this year has been a lot for all of us, but with the end in sight, please encourage your child to participate in this years End of Course testing.  
For any questions or concerns, please reach out to Shannon Blackburn or Janna Matykiewicz.
Thank you,
HHS Administration
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Come See the 3 Theatre Productions this April

Germantown, Tennessee—March 29th-- Germantown, TN— Houston High School's Theatre Department will be producing three different musical productions within two weekends this April.
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Houston High's Stampede Courses

Germantown, Tennessee—March 24th-- Germantown, TN— HHS 1 Mile Course and HHS 5k Course
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GMSD Stampede! April 16-18, 2021

We are going VIRTUAL!!!  While we had planned and hoped to have a live 2021 GMSD 5k Stampede and 1 Mile Color Run, it's not in the cards for us again this year.  However, we are excited to take our event virtual.

Click "Read More" to see how it works!  

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HHS POM Tryouts April 8-9, 2021

Come join our Houston High POM team!
Tryout information for the 2021-2022 year is up on our website!  Visit
for the forms and requirements.
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Reagan Killebrew named Germantown Youth Excellence Award Winner

March 1, 2021-

Congratulations to senior Reagan Killebrew! The Germantown Education Commission has named her the Germantown Youth Excellence Award Winner for March! Reagan will be recognized at the Germantown Board of Alderman meeting on March 22!

Course Selection Information

Course selection for current Houston High students and rising freshmen from feeder schools is happening now for the 2021-2022 school year. All of the details, including presentations from the counselors, can be found here:
If you have questions, please reach out to your grade level counselor.
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Virtual Learning Day- Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Hello Mustangs,
Although we will NOT be on campus Tuesday, Feb. 16, classes will be held virtually during the day.  The regular bell schedule will be followed for classes to meet.  Below is a copy of the bell schedule.  Student attendance will be recorded.  Teachers should be communicating the expectations for classes. 
 Be safe!!
HHS Administration

Bell Schedule
From GMSD:
Due to the winter weather, the overnight winter weather forecast, and the potential for hazardous road conditions, all GMSD campuses will be closed, tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16th.  All after school activities have also been canceled tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16th.  This will be treated as a virtual day for all grade levels.
Bill Gillespie is named the new Vice Principal of HHS

Bill Gillespie has been named the new Vice Principal of Houston High School

Germantown, Tennessee—February 12, 2021— Bill Gillespie has been named the new Vice Principal of Houston High School.  Mr. Gillespie is no stranger to HHS or its teachers. With over 25 years of experience in high school education, he brings expertise in instructional leadership, testing coordination, and curriculum supervision to the HHS administration team.
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Open Enrollment Window Opens January 25, 2021

Open Enrollment is open between January 25th and February 5th for the 2021-2022 school year

Germantown, Tennessee--December 21, 2020--Open Enrollment for the upcoming 2021-2022 schoolyear will begin on January 25, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. and close on February 5, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

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Virtual Peer Tutoring Available!

If you need a little extra help from a peer, the Houston Honors Academy members are here to help! This opportunity to be tutored is open to all Houston High students!

Sign up for to be connected with a Virtual Peer tutor in the subject you need. Tutoring can happen before or after school, or even during your study hall!

Questions? Contact Ms. Freeman [email protected] or Dr. Simone [email protected]

2021 Battle of the Brains Competitions is going virtual

Germantown, Tennessee--February 1, 2021--

The Germantown Education Commission has plans in place to conduct the 2021 Battle of the Brains virtually with students submitting presentations via video. Details are included in the attached application.
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HHS Master Planning Committees

GMSD seeking volunteer members to serve on the HHS Master Planning Committee

Germantown, Tennessee--February 1, 2021--It is important to give stakeholders a voice in important matters such as our Houston High School Master Plan. Our team benefits from focused, highly-qualified community members and student groups to gather feedback.  The Application can be found here.
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Register for the district's Q3 parent engagement workshop series: Plugged in Parenting

Germantown, Tennessee-- February 1, 2021--This comprehensive presentation addresses the biggest concerns parents of elementary and middle schoolers face: managing screen time, getting a cell phone, cyberbullying, social media, and more!

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Congratulations to the 2021 Scholastic Art Contest Winners from Houston High School

Germantown, Tennessee—February 2, 2021--With glorious recognition, seven students from Houston High School won multiple awards and represented the most authentic and unique perspectives and styles.
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Our GMSD Snapshots Teacher Recruiting Event has gone virtual and the registration is LIVE

Germantown, Tennessee--January 28, 2021--Join us for a Prospective Teachers' Virtual Experience.  Hear from teachers, administrators, and other surprise guests at each of our six schools.  Discover what makes working at Germantown Municipal School District special as you enjoy a virtual tour, engaging activities, and casual conversation.  Please share this article with any MVTs (Most Valuable Teachers) who are considering a teaching career in GMSD.

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Congratulations to the four HHS students chosen for the 2021 Presidential Scholars Program

Germantown, TN--January 26, 2021-- Four students from Houston High School have been chosen as candidates for the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program from the White House Commission and U.S. Department of Education. They are recognized and honored as the most distinguished graduating high school seniors based on exceptional academic talent as well as high scores on standardized tests such as the ACT assessment and the College Board SAT. 
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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. 

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

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