PTO Board Nominations

We have some shoes to fill! The Dogwood PTO is currently accepting nominations for the 2021-2022 school year. These positions are a huge part of our students', teachers', and families' success at Dogwood. You can make an impact by bringing your fresh perspective, ideas, and energy to our school.

Please consider nominating yourself or someone you know for one or more of the positions by completing this form by February 19. If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Cox.


Mother/Son Date Night

We hope everyone had a blast on their Mother-Son Spy Date! The deadline to enter the drawing has closed and winners will be contacted by email. Look for the drawing on our PTO Facebook page! Thanks to everyone who participated!

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PTO Meeting

The next virtual PTO meeting will be held on February 9th at 9:15 AM. You can access the meeting through this Zoom link.


Kids Heart Challenge

The Kids Heart Challenge is this week! It will be held during students' regularly scheduled PE classes this year. There is still time to donate!

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Dogwood Virtual Snapshots

Do you know any amazing teachers that want to know more about joining the Dogwood Team? Tell them about our virtual snapshot event!



There is less than one month to purchase your yearbook! Order yours today through My School Bucks. Yearbooks cost $35 and the purchase deadline is Friday, February 26th. You can confirm purchase of a yearbook by logging into your My School Bucks account and clicking "Order History".

The yearbook staff needs your help! If you have pictures from any themed days, please email them to the yearbook staff. Please be sure to include the grade, teacher's name, and event in the email.

Contact Annabella Brandon with any questions.

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Color Run Logo Contest

A new logo is needed for the 2021 GMSD 5K Stampede and 1 mile Color Run!

Guidelines for contest:

  1. Must include a horse somewhere in the design
  2. Must include the phrases "GMSD 5K STAMPEDE" and "COLOR RUN"
  3. Must include the colors of ALL our schools (red, yellow, blue, green, orange)
  4. Must include the year 2021
  5. Must be enclosed in a circular design or outline (see examples on the left)

This year, the winning student and the teacher will receive a $50 gift card!

All entries need to be submitted to the Germantown Education Foundation or to Andrew Martin by February 14th at 11:59 pm. 

Virtual School Snapshots

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Please join us on the HMS PTO Board for the 2021-2022 school year!

The PTO Board is a great way to get involved at HMS and to get to know parents, teachers, and administrators. If you are interested in serving on next year’s HMS PTO Board, or if you know someone who would be a great fit for a position on the board, we would love to hear from you!

Descriptions of the HMS PTO positions are available here. You can return this form to the front office at Houston Middle School or email the 2021 Nominations Committee Chairperson, Alison Fondaw by 2/19/2021.

GMSD BOE Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting will be held on February 9th.

Work Session at 5:30 p.m.

Business Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Meeting to be streamed from the GMSD YouTube channel.

Link to the agenda (available five business days prior to the meeting).


GMSD Board Meeting Room 3350 S. Forest Hill Irene Rd. Germantown, TN 38138



Germantown Legends

Online registration continues for the Germantown Legends Spring Recreational Soccer season.

Preseason player training sessions for each age group, run by the Legends staff, have been posted on the Germantown Legends Club Calendar, beginning on Monday, February 1st

You can register for the spring season here.


Houston Lacrosse

Registration –

Who – Boys 3rd-5th grade

Registration is open for Lacrosse! We look forward to a great spring season!

For additional information on the boys youth lacrosse program please contact Wally Gardner or call 218-9479. For general club information you can visit the HLC website.



Monday-Friday, February 8-12 Kids Heart Challenge

Tuesday, February 9 PTO Virtual Meeting 9:15 AM

Tuesday, February 9 GMSD School Board Meeting 6:30 PM

Thursday, February 11 Parent/Teacher Virtual Conference Night

Monday, February 15 President's Day/District Learning Day- NO SCHOOL

Monday, March 1 Dogwood Virtual School Snapshots 4:30-6:30 PM


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