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.


Support Dogwood

Earning money for Dogwood is easy! Click on these links to learn how to earn money for Dogwood while doing your regular shopping!



Presidents' Day

Reminder: Schools will be closed Monday, February 15th in observance of Presidents' Day.


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 are less than 2 weeks 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".

Contact Annabella Brandon with any questions.



Germantown Gets Cooking

Don't miss out on our February initiative called "Germantown Gets Cooking Challenge"! We want to reward our students and teachers for the top submissions with a $100 gift card to a restaurant of their choice! The information on this challenge is below:

Each week there is a new theme for what you have to cook or prepare. If you haven't started this challenge yet and want to join, go ahead and work on two week's challenges at the same time! 

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The themes are as follows:

  • Week 1: Get a great start with Breakfast
  • Week 2: Make Lunch fun and delicious
  • Week 3: Spectacular Snacks and Smoothies
  • Week 4: Finish it off with delicious Dinners

For more information, visit the Germantown Gets Cooking Challenge Page.

Even though we've already started this challenge, any participant can join and complete two weeks worth of challenges at once in order to catch up. The student and teacher that wins this challenge (based on completing each week's challenge, the creativity of their submissions, and sharing their good work with us via pictures and videos) will receive a $100 gift card to a restaurant of their choice!! Submissions can be emailed to Andrew Martin.


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)

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.


Scout Troop 74

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

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

Tuesday, March 9 PTO General Meeting 6:00 PM

Tuesday, March 9 School Board Meeting 5:30 PM

Monday, March 15-Friday March 19 SPRING BREAK- NO SCHOOL


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