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HMS Announcements


Mustangs are a good neighbor

Join us in our Mustangs Are a Good Neighbor Campaign--Please don't pick-up or drop-off in surrounding neighborhoods

Germantown, Tennessee--January 19, 2021--Join us in our Mustangs Are a Good Neighbor Campaign by reviewing the pick-up and drop-off methods.  These methods help ensure student safety as well as teach our middle school students the value of being a good neighbor.
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Congratulations to the GMSD holiday card winners presented at the annual GMSD Star Awards program

Germantown, TN--December 16, 2020-- An elementary, middle, high school overall award was presented to three students along with an overall grand prize award who's design made it to the cover of this year's GMSD Christmas cards.
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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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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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Technology Help Center has gone LIVE

Monday-Friday from 7 am - 7 pm, parents and students who are learning from home will be able to call 901.756.2323 for technology help.  David Bruno and Caleb Wise are GMSD's most recent hires who will be manning the Technology Help Center phone.

The help center will handle the needs of all virtual students.

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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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GMSD is Looking for Substitute Teachers


Do you know anyone looking for a flexible job that wants to make a difference? How about becoming a substitute teacher!  If you are interested or have any questions contact Kelly Education Services.
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Germantown Schools’ faculty engages in a unique professional development experience and creates methods to better the learning environment for students

Germantown, Tennessee-- October 7, 2020-- A professional development session becomes a complete success in attempts to create a better learning environment for bother students and teachers. 
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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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Daily Wellness Screening Check

How to complete your Wellness Screening

Each student must complete a daily, at-home wellness screening.   GMSD has made this process easy for parents.  In our Skyward Family Access Portal (used for online registration, viewing student grades, etc.) a Wellness Screening button has been added.  This function is available in both the desktop and mobile app versions of Skyward.  (Visit the following link to access 
GMSD Skyward Parenting Tips for troubleshooting.)

Technology Tips

GMSD Technology Tips: Digital Learning Access Instructions

Click the following link for downloadable step sheets: 

  1. Google Accounts - GMSD Email Login Information
  2. ClassLink - How to Access
  3. Schoology - Logging in to Schoology
  4. App Portal for iPad users only

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GMSD rolls out the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program with staff training this week

Germantown, Tennessee--November 4, 2019--Tomorrow staff across the district will spend the day in training for the rollout of The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP).  Olweus, pronounced ohl-vay-us, is the most researched and best-known bullying prevention program available today. More +
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HMS parents and students receive a warm welcome back to school with CFA biscuits

Germantown, Tennessee—August 27th, 2019--HMS Principal Liz Dias provided a warm welcome to parents and students on the first day of school—quite literally. “Who couldn’t use a Chick-Fil-A biscuit bright and early?” said Dias.  “Not only is it back to school for our students, it’s back to school for our hardworking parents,” she shared while handing out the biscuits in the carline. More +
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Germantown Municipal School District is creating its new 5-Yr Strategic Plan and wants to hear from all of its stakeholders

Germantown, Tennessee--March 27, 2019--Germantown Municipal School District is beginning a 12-month journey to establish a new strategic plan for our  schools.  Your feedback is essential .  Please answer the following five questions.  The district is soliciting feedback from parents, students, community members, business partners and employees.  All answers are anonymous. More +
Purpose Statement:
In order for our students to grow academically and socially, it is the mission of Houston Middle School to engage students in meaningful learning experiences that build confidence. The role of the faculty and staff is to facilitate student learning, and together with their parents/guardians guide our students in becoming well-rounded contributors to society. 

Contact Information

School Address:
9400 Wolf River Blvd.
Germantown, TN 38139
Phone 901.756.2366
Fax 901.756.2346

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