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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." ...

POLICE: Teacher hospitalized after being assaulting by student

March 28, 2017 by FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 MemphisMEMPHIS, Tenn. - A teacher is in the hospital after police said they were assaulted by a student. It happened around 9 a.m. at Douglass High School Tuesday morning in the 3200 block of Mt. Olive.

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.

The Douglass High Gift To Neighborhoods

March 15, 2017 by Local Memphis

Local MemphisMEMPHIS, Tenn. ( - On a vacation week, 80 young men and women, students at Douglass High School, are making a difference for their neighborhood. Local 24's Mike Matthews says if they are the future of this city, Memphis is in good ...

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

William 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 ...

With new name but same mission, rebranded black education advocacy group introduces itself to Memphis

August 19, 2016 by Chalkbeat Tennessee

Chalkbeat TennesseeThe Campaign for School Equity, formerly known as the Tennessee chapter of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, on Thursday evening kicked off meetings planned across the city to introduce the rebranded group to the community. The first ... With ...

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.

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 ...

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