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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

Local Cool Kid: Jacquez Johnson

April 21, 2017 by

www.localmemphis.comMEMPHIS, Tenn. ( - Every April there's a call to action in the halls of Douglass High School. Autism Awareness. Jacquez Johnson, a junior, was diagnosed with Autism as a child. "Mostly the kids that have a serious case of autism don't ...

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. The student's mother said her daughter has since been expelled from the school. Shelby County Schools said it ...

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 ...

Local educator honored by Education Week

February 27, 2017 by

wreg.comMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Dr. Sharon Griffin showed up to Douglass High School this morning expecting to attend a meeting. Instead she found poms poms, cheers, a marching band and even a cake with her picture on it. "This is just so amazing, but all of this is ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Latest iZone expansion will leave few Memphis priority schools to improve on their own

December 16, 2015 by Chalkbeat New York

Chalkbeat New YorkWhen the Tennessee Department of Education issued its list of lowest-performing schools in 2012, Memphis was a glaring hotspot, the home of 69 “priority” schools scoring in the state's bottom 5 percent, paving the way for intervention at multiple ...

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 ...

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