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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

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 ...

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 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 Jayhawks Recruit LaGerald Vick Reclassifies to 2015

June 3, 2015 by Busting Brackets

Busting BracketsVick, a three-star prospect who originally committed to Southern Methodist, was planning to play at a prep school in the upcoming year after graduating from Douglass High School in Memphis, Tennessee, to season him for the rigors of Division I basketball.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Defunct Douglass High School to reopen as optional program

July 25, 2008 by

Bizjournals.comCity Council member Barbara Swearengen Ware, also a Douglass graduate, appealed to the Memphis Board of Education to reopen the school, Thompson says. The school had fallen into disrepair, having been used as a storage facility for Memphis City ...

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