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Inside GMSD

Inside GMSD

By Germantown Municipal School District

A Behind-the-Scenes look in Germantown Municipal School District with Communications Coordinator Kate Crowder.
Plugging In: Four student perspectives on clubs & why they are important at Houston High
Plugging In: Four student perspectives on clubs & why they are important at Houston High
Check out our family podcast series, InsideGMSD, going behind the scenes to bring you an insider’s view of Germantown Municipal School District. This episode is all about plugging in. Do you like building robots or constructing a figure out of cans? Are advanced classes your thing? Or are you more about letting your artistic talents shine? Maybe you just want to give back to the community? Whatever your niche is, Houston High School has a place for you! Join Brennan Williams, Adam Putnam, Hannah Griffin, and Hannah Moore for a look at clubs offered at HHS.
11:27
August 22, 2022
NFL World with Nick Signiago Jr.
NFL World with Nick Signiago Jr.
In his second podcast series “The NFL World”, brought to you by Nicholas Signaigo Jr. and the GMSD Communications team, Nicholas interviews Coach Kliman. Taking an in depth deep dive into the ins and outs of being a head coach, what it takes to be successful as an athlete on the national stage.
07:40
April 28, 2022
#StudentTakeover "NFL World" w/ Nicholas Signaigo Jr. & Coach David Wolff
#StudentTakeover "NFL World" w/ Nicholas Signaigo Jr. & Coach David Wolff
On the first official premier of the new podcast series “The NFL World”, brought to you by Nicholas Signaigo Jr. and the GMSD Communications team, Nicholas interviews Houston High School Soccer Coach David Wolff. Taking an in depth deep dive into the ins and outs of being a head coach, what it takes to be successful as an athlete on the national stage, as well as Coach Wolff’s favorite teams.
13:30
March 31, 2022
Career Technology Education Spotlight Part 2: Human Studies, Career Exploration, Computer Sciences, and Health Sciences
Career Technology Education Spotlight Part 2: Human Studies, Career Exploration, Computer Sciences, and Health Sciences
It's EPSO week in Tennessee and our special two-part series will give parents insight into which elective pathway to choose at the high school level (per graduation requirements) and how many of these pathways lead to early-post-secondary opportunities (EPSOs) like college credit, AP credits, or industry certifications.  Special guests during this series; HHS Human Studies Teacher Cristy Boggan, HHS Computer Science Teacher Gerry Wartenberg, and HHS Health Sciences Student Laila Sharif.  Co-hosted by GMSD CTE Director, Ethan Constant.
22:26
October 21, 2021
Career Technology Education Spotlight Part I: Criminal Justice, Mechatronics, and STEM
Career Technology Education Spotlight Part I: Criminal Justice, Mechatronics, and STEM
It's EPSO week in Tennessee and our special two-part series will give parents insight into which elective pathway to choose at the high school level (per graduation requirements) and how many of these pathways lead to early-post-secondary opportunities (EPSOs) like college credit, AP credits, or industry certifications.  Special guests during this series; HHS Criminal Justice Teacher Chad Uhiren, HHS Mechatronics Teacher Bill Houston, his student Andrew Carter, and HHS STEM student Anjali Chheda.
22:10
October 21, 2021
Rolling Out Standards-Based Grading in K-5 & Grading Practices in 6-12
Rolling Out Standards-Based Grading in K-5 & Grading Practices in 6-12
October 4, 2021--Join us as we go in depth about the role out of standards-based grading in our elementary schools--the timeline, what to expect, and explanation of what a report card will look like with guests Assistant Superintendent Missy Abel (Teaching Learning and Assessment) and Forest Hill Elementary First Grade Teacher Courtney Berggren.  GMSD has also worked to create a new Grading Practices Manual for grades 6-12 which ties directly to a standards-based grading approach.  Hear from Houston High School Vice Principal Bill Gillespie what those changes will mean for students.  And, this show also welcomes Houston High School student Priyanka Phaniraj to talk about student voice in the process of examining grading practices and the grading scale.
25:36
October 04, 2021