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November 16, 2015 by Edith Alexander Jordan (Register to contact)

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Services for Wilberforce Henderson -
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Serenity Funeral Home
1632 Sycamore View Rd
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 377-XXXX
Funeral services will be held at New Salem MB Church (Pastor Frank Ray) on Saturday at 1 p.m. and Burial will be held on Monday at the West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. 4000 Forest-Hill Irene Rd.Memphis, TN 38125 .

Let's keep Harold Jordan and his family in our thoughts and prayers. His brother, Sherman Jordan, passed yesterday.

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SCS teacher hospitalized after fight with student

March 28, 2017 by WMC Action News 5

The student's mother said her daughter has since been expelled from the school. Shelby County Schools said it cannot discuss disciplinary action of students due to confidentiality policies. "I was called up to the school and when I got up to the school ...

Teacher assaulted at Douglass High School

March 28, 2017 by

wreg.comAccording to the Memphis Police Department, a student attacked a teacher at the school Tuesday. According to the police report, the assistant principal asked via the loudspeaker for the student to come to the office. The student asked the teacher why ...

Students fight blight in Heights

March 16, 2017 by The Commercial Appeal

The Commercial AppealMacy, a high school junior, thought the trip would be fun, she'd get closer to her church members and she's made new friends here. "I just wanted to help clean up a community and make it safer for them," Macy said. "Meeting them, they're real nice ...

Douglass High junior does double duty as assistant principal

January 21, 2017 by The Commercial Appeal

The Commercial AppealAt home, he patrols social media, searching for potential conflicts that could disrupt school days. "I just wanted to help out," he said. This year, the school moved into the Shelby County Schools Innovation Zone, the district's program for schools ...

Jankovich, SMU Basketball staff land four-star guard William Douglas

October 7, 2016 by The Daily Campus

The Daily CampusWilliam Douglas, a 6-5 guard from Memphis, Tennessee, verbally committed to SMU on Friday, Oct. 7. Douglas' high school (Christian Brothers) tweeted out an announcement on his behalf. Douglas is a four-star prospect in's composite ...

Three Schools Evacuated After Bomb Threats

March 29, 2016 by Local Memphis

Local MemphisMEMPHIS, TN - Three Shelby County schools were on high alert today after three separate bomb threats. Students at Trezevant High School were evacuated after a bomb threat was reported there. The call came in around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday morning. Police ...

16-year-old arrested, accused of making high school bomb threats

March 29, 2016 by WMC Action News 5

However, at 12:15 p.m., police said a 16-year-old is in custody, accused of making the false calls to Trezevant High School and Douglass High School. His identity has not been revealed, because he is a minor. At KIPP Memphis Academy, a boy called ...

Three struggling high schools to enter SCS iZone next year

December 16, 2015 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealWestwood, Mitchell and Douglass high schools will enter the Shelby County Schools Innovation Zone next year, Superintendent Dorsey Hopson said Wednesday, bringing the number of schools in the iZone up to 21. All three schools are on the state's ...

SCS iZone Adds Three New Schools

December 16, 2015 by Memphis Flyer (blog)

Memphis Flyer (blog)In the 2016-17 school year, Shelby County Schools will add Douglas High School, Mitchell High School, and Westwood High School to its iZone program. The iZone program is SCS' alternative to the state-run Achievement School District (ASD). Both programs ...

Three SCS high schools to become part of iZone district

December 16, 2015 by of schools in Tennessee. “I want to see a change, because our kids in Hyde Park are being bussed to Douglass and guess what? I got to live around those young people,” said Sarah Carpenter, a member of parents' organization, Memphis Lift. The ...

Competitive Kirby falls to Jonesboro in Roundball Classic

December 11, 2015 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealAnother talented local prospect — Antonio Reed — was on display earlier in Douglass' 73-48 loss to South Atlanta. The 6-4 senior managed 11 points despite being "about 70 percent" due to a lingering ankle injury. But he still displayed the ...

Arne Duncan talks turnaround work in the trenches of struggling Memphis schools

October 30, 2015 by Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat ColoradoIn Tennessee's largest city, poverty is pervasive. In Shelby County Schools, the state's largest public school district with more than 93,000 students, nearly 80 percent are economically disadvantaged. Poor literacy skills, high mobility, gangs and ...

Lagerald Vick Chooses Jayhawks

June 2, 2015 by

KUAthletics.comLAWRENCE, Kan. – Shooting guard Lagerald Vick has signed a Grant-in-Aid agreement to play men's basketball at Kansas for the 2015-16 season, KU head coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. Originally part of the 2016 recruiting class, Vick has reclassified ...

Douglass High, Team Thad guard LaGerald Vick commits to Kansas

May 18, 2015 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealVick, one of five finalists for The Commercial Appeal's Pepsi Best of the Preps Boys Basketball Player of the Year award, averaged 26 points and 11 rebounds per game as a senior. But his exposure on the AAU circuit this spring and the possibility that ...

Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville & others contact LaGerald Vick

May 4, 2015 by

kentucky.247sports.comA plethora of schools, including Kansas, Kentucky and Louisville, have contacted LaGerald Vick since his decommitment from SMU according to his AAU coach Norton Hurd. Along with the aforementioned schools, Virginia, Kansas State, UCLA, Texas, Ole Miss ...

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