November 22, 2019

Under the direction of 5th grade English teacher Rachel Helton, Optional students used their writing and artistic talents to create holiday cards. These cards wish senior citizens living at Kennington Pointe and Dorothy House Alheimers Care facilities a Happy Thanksgiv...

November 22, 2019

Hello Grahamwood 5th grade parents,

My name is Travis Lockhart and I am the optional coordinator at Germantown Middle School. I know it does not seem like it, but it is that time of year where decisions regarding middle school choice and important dates are starting to...

November 13, 2019

Pete Johnson, during his tenure as Grahamwood Elementary’s Principal, has played a crucial role in forging public-private partnerships between our school and community organizations. One of Grahamwood’s longest standing partnerships is with Briarcrest High School. Each...

November 6, 2019

Today, the community welcomed back beloved Crossing Guard Florence “Flo” Wallace to Grahamwood Elementary School. Ms. Flo returned to her post this morning on Graham Street. At the beginning of the school year, Ms. Flo was struck by a car while helping students cross t...

November 1, 2019

Kamia Franklin invited dads into her 1st grade classroom just before Halloween to carve pumpkins and do Fall crafts with her students. Many of the dads were her students' fathers while others volunteered from her church to make sure every child had a dad to bond with f...

October 24, 2019

All of Grahamwood Elementary’s 2nd grade classrooms just finished a unit study on habitats. They completed the state and district mandated curriculum, addressing all of the required standards and then, our students kept on extending their learning. They created diorama...

October 24, 2019

Students at Grahamwood Elementary School were treated to a performance by a woodwind portion of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. They played music while our very own 5th grade Optional teacher Rachel Helton read the accompanying story, The Curious Garden by Peter Brown....

October 11, 2019

On October 9th, over 20 University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) medical students visited Grahamwood Elementary to present TAR WARS. Organized by UTHSC’s Dr. Beth Choby, TAR WARS is an anti-tobacco program designed to education students on the harmful effe...

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