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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.

Douglass High School News From Around The Web

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 ...

New State Education Plan Limits ASD Ability to Take Over Failing Schools

December 14, 2016 by Memphis Daily News

The local school district could be given the first option to intervene aggressively over a four-year period to turn the school's performance around, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen told a group Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Douglass High ...

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.

Three SCS Schools Become I-Zone Schools

December 16, 2015 by Local Memphis

Local MemphisMEMPHIS, TN - ( - Three Shelby County Schools will join the Innovative Zone, also known as I-Zone, next school year. School officials say Douglas, Mitchell, and Westwood High Schools will transition into the I-Zone during the course of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kansas lands touted swingman Lagerald Vick for 2015 class

June 2, 2015 by USA TODAY

He averaged 27 points, 11 rebounds and five assists last season for Douglass High School in Memphis, Tennessee. He averaged 24 points and eight boards as a junior. Vick joins incoming freshmen Cheick Diallo and Carlton Bragg in giving the Jayhawks ...

Lagerald Vick Chooses Jayhawks

June 2, 2015 by

A 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 ...

Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville & others contact LaGerald Vick

May 4, 2015 by

kentucky.247sports.comAlong with the aforementioned schools, Virginia, Kansas State, UCLA, Texas, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Memphis, Tennessee, Mississippi State, Alabama and VCU have also contacted Vick. A 6-5, 180-pound wing from Memphis (Tenn.) Douglass High School ...

Could LeGerald Vick be the next basketball star to reclassify to 2015?

May 4, 2015 by USA TODAY High School Sports

By USA TODAY High School Sports May 4, 2015. 1.0k share. share ... Vick, a shooting guard from Douglass High in Memphis, withdrew his verbal commitment to SMU on Sunday, according to multiple reports. ... reclassified and selected Tennessee last week.

Defunct Douglass High School to reopen as optional program

July 25, 2008 by

Bizjournals.comAfter being closed for 27 years, Douglass High School will experience a rebirth this fall as Douglass High School of Public Service and Communication Arts. The new $24 million school will be the site of an optional program that focuses on community ...

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