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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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2018 DE Niko Cooper Camps At MSU

June 27, 2017 by Scout

ScoutCooper has three offers and a couple of other schools showing recruiting interest in him. "I have offers from TSU, Eastern Kentucky and Southeastern Oklahoma State," said Cooper. "And I am receiving interest from Ole Miss and Mississippi State." ...

SCS teacher hospitalized after fight with student

March 28, 2017 by WMC Action News 5

A high school student got into a fight with a teacher at Douglass High School on Tuesday morning, according to Memphis Police Department. ... Shelby County Schools said it cannot discuss disciplinary action of students due to confidentiality policies.

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 AppealWhile most of the city's high school students were sleeping their spring break week away, about 60 students from Douglass and Kingsbury high schools, along with volunteers from other youth groups spent most of the week fighting blight in North Memphis.

Douglass High junior does double duty as assistant principal

January 21, 2017 by The Commercial Appeal

The Commercial AppealAs an aspiring police officer, Darterrio West has always had a thing for walkie-talkies. As a kid, he had a toy one, with a sticker where the speaker would go. During his freshman year at Douglass High in North Memphis, West noticed his classmates were ...

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 ... Tuesday afternoon MPD announced that a 16-year-old is in custody for making the false bomb threats to Trezevant and Douglass High.

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 ... Westwood ...

SCS iZone Adds Three New Schools

December 16, 2015 by Memphis Flyer (blog)

Memphis Flyer (blog)All three high schools are part of an iZone feeder pattern that already includes elementary and middle schools in the same neighborhoods as the high schools. Bringing them into the iZone ensures that students in lower grades that are currently run ...

Three SCS high schools to become part of iZone district

December 16, 2015 by

wreg.comDouglas High School, Mitchell High School and Westwood High School will soon join the iZone school district. Each school ranks in the bottom five percent of schools in Tennessee. “I want to see a change, because our kids in Hyde Park are being bussed ...

Competitive Kirby falls to Jonesboro in Roundball Classic

December 11, 2015 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealBut he still displayed the athleticism, passing and ability to get to the rim that has drawn attention from schools such as Memphis, Alabama, Cal-State Bakersfield and Tennessee State. "I just want to do what I can to help my team win," said Reed, who ...

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

October 30, 2015 by Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat ColoradoWith an audience that included U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Melrose High School Principal Mark Neal described the challenges of school turnaround work in Memphis, where efforts to address the city's high concentration of struggling schools is ...

Lagerald Vick Chooses Jayhawks

June 2, 2015 by

KUAthletics.comA 6-5, 175-pound Memphis native, Vick averaged 27.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 3.0 steals for Douglass High School in 2014-15. A three-point sharpshooter, Vick led his division in scoring and made threes as a ... Vick was one of three ...

Douglass High, Team Thad guard LaGerald Vick commits to Kansas

May 18, 2015 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealLess than three weeks after decommitting from SMU, Douglass High senior and Team Thad shooting guard LaGerald Vick committed to Kansas over the weekend, choosing the Jayhawks over Kentucky and Kansas State. A 6-5, 180-pound four-star prospect, ...

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