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GMSD is running to bring attention to Breast Cancer Awareness Month

GMSD is running to bring attention to Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Let's see which school and class earns the most miles by the end of the challenge! The class that earns the most miles will win a $50 Amazon gift card. 
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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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Houston High School's Kelsey Morgan will speak at a local women's club event

Germantown, Tennessee-- September 17th--Kelsey Morgan is speaking at the Passing the Torch event for a local women’s organization, Total Woman Summit. Morgan is a sophomore at Houston High School and is the club’s Next Gen Ambassador. 
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Third-grade virtual students at Riverdale write letters to survivors of 9/11 during a special ELA lesson

Germantown, Tennessee--September 16th-- Third-grade virtual students in Julia Harris' class have been learning how to write letters this past week. In honor of 9/11, the students practiced their new writing skills to write kind words to survivors of 9/11.
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A look at our kids mental health

SEL Parent Engagement Series: A look at our kid's mental health: A Virtual Workshop

Germantown, Tennessee--September 16th-- On Tuesday, September 29th, at 6:00, a virtual meeting will be held on the topic of looking at our Kid's mental health. Children have been thrust into the middle of a pandemic and they're having to learn to cope with the new normal.
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Art Students Drawing

Support art teachers by signing the Pledge for National Arts in Education week

Germantown, Tennessee--September 15th-- Help GMSD celebrate and support amazing arts educators by signing the pledge to support arts education in our schools and in our community.  Americans for the Arts supports the National Arts in Education Week as an annual recognition of the “transformative power of the arts in education,” and as continuing support for “equitable access to the arts for all learners.” Sign the pledge and share why you support the arts and arts education clicking here.
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Pictures of Riverdale Swag

Riverdale Swag is brought over to Farmington to boost virtual Riverdale students in Farmington classes.

Riverdale Swag is brought to Farmington virtual classes to help boost morale for Riverdale students in Farmington virtual classes.
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Photo of a taco lunch from the GMSD cafeteria

ALL GMSD students now FREE lunch and breakfast through December 2020

Germantown, Tennessee--September 11, 2020--Beginning Monday, September 14, student meals in GMSD will be served at no cost to all students through December 2020! Free meals include both breakfast and lunch.
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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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Dance Mats Being Used in Gym Class

A fun new way to exercise has been introduced at Dogwood and has the Dolphins DANCING during PE

Germantown, Tennessee-September 9, 2020- Dogwood PE classes are laughing and learning about Aerobic Dance.
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Superintendent Manuel and Principal Woody walk down the hallway

Dogwood Elementary School gets a makeover including, a new front entrance and ADA upgrades

Germantown, Tennessee--September 10, 2020--The past few months have been busy at  Dogwood Elementary preparing for this school year. The 44 year- old building went through many renovations this summer concluding in time for the teachers and staff to return. The improvements included new ceiling tiles and lighting, handicapped accessible new secure entrances, and upgraded bathrooms.
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GMSD observes National Suicide Prevention Month with parent webinars and other important reminders

Germantown, Tennessee—September 10, 2020—It's National Suicide Prevention Month and Germantown Municipal Schools has some upcoming parent webinars and other useful tips for parents in observance.

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