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My Book is About to be Released

February 27, 2018 by Don Eyles (Register to contact)

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My book, "Sunburst and Luminary: An Apollo Memoir" will be released on March 1 by Fort Point Press. It is the story of the years, right after college, when I worked on the guidance system for the Apollo missions to the Moon. The book is available on Amazon, and you can learn more about it at *****.com.

Whithaven High Gospel Choir 1st REUNION!

June 9, 2010 by Quik McClain (Register to contact)

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Greetings Present & Former Whitehaven High School Gospel Choir Members. We Are Preparing To Put Together The 1st Ever WHS Gospel Choir REUNION. This WILL Take Place Next Summer Including (Meetings, Rehersals, & ANNUAL Concert). We Would Love For EVERYBODY To Be Apart Of THis Soon To Be AWESOME Event & Play A HUGE Role In It.

We're Looking For Present/Alumni WHS Students Going All The Way Back To The 90s & Even 80s, If Possible. With Your Help, Participation, & Dedication, We Can Make This A Successful & SPIRITUAL Event! So Lets Use This "Group" To INFORM & INVITE ALL WHS Gospel Choir Members Out, Especialy ALUMNI! So Hit Up Your Classmates & The Ones You KNOW That Would Participate! Send Them To This POST (NEWS)!

If You Have ANY Ideas "Whatsoever", Please Post Them On This Group's Page! Questions Or Concerns? POST THEM! We Need Feedback ASAP! Its Always Great To Plan In Advance. If You Woud Most Definitely Like To Be On STAFF, POST IT & SAY SO! We Need & Can Use All the Help We Can Get!

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1. Choir Members (Present/Alumni)
2. Musicians/Directors
3. DEDICATED Staff Members

In THe Mean Time PLEASE Stay Prayed Up For THis Event & Help US By Invited People To This Forum (GrouP). Thanks & God Bless!


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Whitehaven High School News From Around The Web

Whitehaven High School seniors honored for their academic achievement, college scholarship haul

They did the work and made the grades. Now, nearly 100 Whitehaven High School seniors are being rewarded with millions of dollars worth in scholarships.

Police searching for 2 men after shots fired at Whitehaven High School coach's truck  FOX13 Memphis

Memphis police are searching for two suspects accused of shooting a well-known high school coach's vehicle.

Whitehaven High & MUS Gear Up For TN State Championship Games To Air On CW30

Two Memphis high school football teams are headed to the state championship in Cookeville, Tennessee. You can watch the games on our sister station CW30.

Tennessee hopes fears of religious indoctrination will diminish with new social studies standards  Chalkbeat Tennessee

New social studies standards will soon reach Tennessee classrooms. Here's what they'll mean for students, teachers.

Local law enforcement launches 'Operation: Transformation'  WMC

Memphis Police and DeSoto County Sheriff's deputies are partnering to launch a new effort to help some Memphis area kids live better lives.

Five Whitehaven football players sign to Division I schools  WMC

Whitehaven High School football's reputation as a pipeline for top college football programs is strong after another successful national signing day. Five Tigers ...

What it's like to be Jordan Wilmore, Tennessee's tallest high school basketball player in 36 years  The Commercial Appeal

Jordan Wilmore of Whitehaven High School in Memphis has offers from Tennessee and Ole Miss.

Whitehaven students suspended more than 160 days after massive fight near school  FOX13 Memphis

A massive fight outside Whitehaven High School earned large suspensions for several students.

Whitehaven High principal will no longer lead Memphis school improvement program he started  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Vincent Hunter will return to overseeing one school, Whitehaven High School.

Man arrested for assault on woman, 2 kids at Whitehaven High School  WMC

Police arrested a 20-year-old Memphis man on Thanksgiving day for an assault on a woman and her two children at Whitehaven High School earlier this month.

VIDEO: Memphis Whitehaven uses 'The Purge' themed run-thru banner, gets blown out in state title game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Whitehaven High School (Memphis) entered through a very aggressive run-thru banner ... then found itself on the wrong end of a shellacking.

Whitehaven falls hard in TN Blue Cross Bowl  WMC

Things didn't go well for Whitehaven High School at the Blue Cross Bowl Tennessee State Championships in Cookeville.

Why football is dwindling in many cities and how a Memphis high school is bucking the trend  FOX13 Memphis


Memphis high school celebrates reaching $80 million in scholarship offers  ABC News

Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee celebrates senior class earning more than $80 million in scholarship offers.

National Football Foundation names first-ever Team of Distinction honoring High School Football Players  High School Football America

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame announced it inaugural Team of Distinction, honoring 82 high school football players.

Shooting at Whitehaven Mapco gas station leaves victim in critical condition  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police launched an investigation after a man was shot at a Whitehaven gas station overnight, marking the second gas station ...

SCS working to increase security after brawl at Whitehaven High School

MEMPHIS, Tenn -- A fight involving 50 young people outside of Whitehaven High School erupted into what some parents called complete mayhem. "That's kind ...

Commercial Appeal All-Metro football team for 2018  The Commercial Appeal

St. George's, Sr. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 190. Position: Quarterback. Why chosen: The DII-AA West offensive player of the year threw for 2,655 yards and scored 32 total ...

Football recruiting: Top Memphis high school prospects for Class of 2020  The Commercial Appeal

The class of 2020 features three of the top offensive tackles in the country and a number of hard-hitting linebackers.

As Memphis expands its efforts to improve schools, one model is about to double in size  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The Empowerment Zone, which will enter its third year in August, is a neighborhood-centric approach to improve schools.

More than $200 Million Awarded In Scholarships To Whitehaven H.S. Seniors

More than $200 million in scholarships were awarded to graduates there. Hundreds of people walked across the stage finally getting their diplomas.

Memphis student wins $3,000 for Whitehaven High School  WMC Action News 5

A Memphis student won $3000 for his high school, thanks to a special award.

Student taken to hospital after fight at Whitehaven HS  WMC Action News 5

One student was injured in a fight at Whitehaven High School, according to Shelby County Schools.

'Million-dollar scholars' get spotlight at Memphis Whitehaven High School  Chalkbeat Colorado

Holding its Academic Signing Day, the school honors 51 seniors who have earned at least $1 million in academic scholarships.

Vols gain 20th commitment in 2019 recruiting class in Memphis' Melvin McBride  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee's 2019 recruiting class now stands at 20 commitments after offensive guard Melvin McBride of Whitehaven High School in Memphis announced.

Joris Ray wants to be superintendent of Shelby County Schools. Here's what we know about him.  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Shelby County Schools' interim superintendent Joris Ray was only three years out of college when his principal pulled him out of the classroom to help establish ...

Accepted to hundreds of colleges, Memphis students to enroll at Tennessee State University  The Tennessean

Waiting for college acceptance letters can be an anxious time for high school seniors. But for incoming Tennessee State University freshmen Meaghen Jones ...

Whitehaven Classic scores and highlights  WMC Action News 5

The Whitehaven Classic featured three area matchups to wrap up the opening weekend of high school football.

Mid-South players net scholarships on National Signing Day  WMC

The February National Signing Period is like a second Christmas for college football coaches around the nation.

They were offered millions in scholarships, Memphis grads share what led to their success  The Commercial Appeal

A tradition of academic achievement at Whitehaven High School continues this year, with graduating seniors receiving millions of dollars' worth of scholarship ...

In rare move, Memphis community council proposes school closure  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The Whitehaven Empowerment Zone leadership council says the district should close Manor Lake Elementary and merge it with Geeter Middle to make a K-8 ...

Whitehaven High School football team honored with national ranking  WMC Action News 5

Following an undefeated season and state championship, the Whitehaven High School football team received another award.

Penny Hardaway visits Whitehaven star Matthew Murrell during busy recruiting week  The Commercial Appeal

Whitehaven star Matthew Murrell received a text from Memphis Tigers' assistant Tony Madlock and Penny Hardaway made an appearance in the afternoon.

Whitehaven student explains how she got accepted into 160 colleges  WMC Action News 5

One Whitehaven High school graduate was accepted into more than 160 colleges and received nearly $9 million in scholarship offers.

Four arrested after Whitehaven High School brawl  FOX13 Memphis

Four people were arrested after a fight broke out at Whitehaven High School Thursday morning.

Four-star in-state LB has Vols on list of final eight  247Sports

Tennessee is among the final schools for another highly rated in-state prospect. Four-star inside linebacker Bryson Eason, out of Whitehaven High School in ...

Memphians lauded as 'go-to' living legends at Harriet Tubman awards  The Commercial Appeal

Harriet Tubman awards honors Memphians known in the community for their civic actions.

Here are the Memphis schools opening and closing this school year  Chalkbeat Tennessee

All of the schools opening are charter schools, as are most of the closures.

Outgoing superintendent reflects on his time with Shelby County Schools  WMC

Outgoing Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson sat down with WMC to reflect on his time leading the school system.

Peer Power and UofM alumni team up to help Memphis students  Daily Helmsman

The University of Memphis and the Peer Power Foundation, a local nonprofit organization, partnered to form the Peer Power Institute, an organization aiming to ...

Whitehaven's Matthew Murrell impresses Penny Hardaway, becomes Memphis area's top 2020 recruit  The Commercial Appeal

Matthew Murrell had an impressive first week during college basketball's July evaluation period and cemented his spot as the area's top rising junior.

PRIORITY LIST: 11 SCS schools earn their way out of the bottom 5 percent  The Commercial Appeal

The last six years of work in Memphis to improve schools that struggled for decades is gaining traction, with 11 more Shelby County Schools earning their way ...

Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll  The Commercial Appeal

Who are the best high school football teams in Tennessee this season? The USA Today Network - Tennessee has started its Tennessee Super 25 poll. A group ...

Multiple Memphis schools vandalized Tuesday  WMC Action News 5

Someone vandalized the front doors of a Shelby County Schools high school with profanity and a threat.

6 people in custody after fight at Whitehaven HS  WMC Action News 5

Memphis police officers were called to Whitehaven High School where a fight broke out at a basketball game.

Memphis basketball vs UT Vols game is also about recruiting Whitehaven's Matthew Murrell  The Commercial Appeal

Whitehaven guard Matthew Murrell holds offers from Tennessee and Memphis basketball. He will attend the game between the Tigers and Vols Saturday.

Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson resigning Tuesday, sources say  The Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson is announcing his resignation in a press conference Tuesday, according to three sources with ...

District chief Joris Ray named Memphis schools' interim leader  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Joris Ray, who started his 22-year career as a teacher in Memphis schools, will be the interim superintendent for Shelby County Schools. The school board ...

Police: Mother pulls gun outside Whitehaven High  WMC Action News 5

A Memphis mother faces charged after police said she pulled a gun outside of Whitehaven High School.

Ravenwood, Whitehaven Prepare for TSSAA 6A Semifinal Clash  Williamson Source

Ravenwood hopes to take one more step towards a state title when the Raptors travel to Whitehaven for a TSSAA Class 6A semifinal football game on Friday.

Here's the top public high schools in Tennessee, according to U.S. News and World Report  FOX13 Memphis

The U.S. News and World Report has developed the 2019 list for the best public high schools in the country. More than 23000 public high schools were listed in ...

Suicide prevention event aimed to help SCS students find mental health help  WMC

Saturday, Shelby County Schools held its annual Suicide Prevention Expo.

Whitehaven Standout Tamarion McDonald Reacts To Ole Miss Offer  247Sports

Tamarion McDonald had a suspicion that he would leave Ole Miss with an offer on Saturday. That's because the 2020 linebacker/safety out of Memphis' ...

The Haven  Memphis Daily News

It's not hard to find remnants of Whitehaven's past in a drive down Elvis Presley Boulevard, but none of those reminders are as vivid as the 122-year-old ...

Shelby County approves Phyllis Aluko as next chief public defender  WMC

The Shelby County Board of Commissioners has approved Phyllis Aluko to serve as the next Chief Public Defender.

New Oakshire principal has faced charges before  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A school administrator with prior charges in his background has been hired as the principal of Oakshire Elementary, Shelby County Schools ...

Vols' Melvin McBride cites health problems as reason for leaving team  WVLT.TV

Tennessee football head coach Jeremy Pruitt announced on Wednesday that freshman offensive lineman Melvin McBride will retire from football due to a ...

Whitehaven High School Football Coach Nominated for Don Shula Award  Memphis Daily News

For the second time in his career, Whitehaven High School football coach Rodney Saulsberry has not only won a state championship but been selected by the ...

Battleground Memphis: 2020 Ole Miss Offers In The Nearby City  247Sports

The city of Memphis lies roughly one hour away from the Ole Miss campus and, as the 2020 recruiting cycle is about to be on the clock, the metropolitan area ...

With Hopson's departure, parents lose a voice for needs of every student  The Commercial Appeal

The Shelby County Schools leader talked frequently, and backed up that rhetoric with policies and programs, about the importance of equity.

50 questions for the Memphis high school football season 50 days from opening night  The Commercial Appeal

The high school football season in Memphis starts 50 days from today, on Aug. 17, 2018.

Memphis high schools bring home 4 state championships  WMC Action News 5

When it comes to football, Memphis definitely knows how to bring home a win. Four Memphis area high schools strived for perfection at the state championships ...

Former Whitehaven football star charged with sexual battery by an authority figure  FOX13 Memphis

A Shelby County Schools teacher and former Whitehaven star running back was arrested and charged with Sexual Battery and Sexual Battery by an Authority ...

Memphis celebrates two basketball state champions East, Hamilton  WMC Action News 5

Memphis high schools won two of the three Tennessee state basketball championships on Saturday.

Two charter schools run by Herenton’s DuBois network to close  WREG NewsChannel 3

Two schools run by Willie Herenton's W.E.B. DuBois charter network are expected to close at the end of the school year, Shelby County Schools said Thursday.

Top Memphis high school athletes commit with colleges  WMC Action News 5

Several Memphis high school student-athletes made their official college selection on National Signing Day.

Jeremiah Martin: playing for hometown Tigers difficult at times  WMC

Penny Hardaway's arrival at the U of M, as the head men's basketball coach, has put an extra emphasis on winning with talent from the city of Memphis.

Shelby County Commission votes in the county's first female chief public defender  The Commercial Appeal

Phyllis Aluko will become Shelby County's first female chief public defender after the Shelby County Commission voted unanimously to confirm her Monday ...

Dorsey Hopson Steps Down As Shelby County Schools Superintendent

The superintendent of Shelby County Schools is stepping down after six years at the job. Dorsey Hopson is resigning from running the state's largest school ...

'Million Dollar Tigers' earn more than $65 million in scholarships  WMC Action News 5

Whitehaven High School boasts about being one of the first schools in the nation to host an academic signing day, and Thursday the school broke its own ...

MEMPHIS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Scores from around the Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 is your home for scores across Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Whitehaven HS Assistant Principal Charged With DUI  WREG

An assistant principal at Whitehaven High School was arrested for drunken driving. He is suspended with pay, pending the outcome of the investigation.

Ranking the top Memphis high school football teams after Week 11  The Commercial Appeal

Here are the top high school football teams in the Memphis area after Week 11, the final week of the regular season in Tennessee.

County nominates first female African-American Chief Public Defender  WMC

SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has nominated Phyllis Aluko to serve as the next Chief Public Defender. If approved by the ...

Whitehaven Community Outraged After 14-Year-Old Girl Shot & Killed

The Whitehaven community is outraged after two teens were shot Sunday, just hours apart. One of the victims is 14-year-old Gabby Harris. Family members say ...

Whitehaven cheerleaders compete in national championship  WMC Action News 5

Whitehaven High School has a lot to be proud of, including a nationally recognized football team and cheerleading squad.

Michael Vick brings football camp to Whitehaven High  WMC Action News 5

A trailblazer in professional football was in town not just to teach the game, but also to provide important life lessons to kids in the Mid-South.

Facing closure, some Memphis parents hope to form K-8 school, but others aren't sold  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Shelby County Schools officials had hoped that a proposal generated by parents would help win support from others since parents rarely support closing a ...

UT Vols: Who Tennessee football has signed during early signing period  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee had busy day on Wednesday, when the three-day early signing period opened. The Vols signed 17 players on Wednesday, 16 of which had been ...

Who UT Vols football added on national signing day  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee picked up three additions to its recruiting class on Wednesday during national signing day. The Vols announced the signings of offensive tackle ...

Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards Honors Schools, School Organizations And Individuals For Outstanding Community Spirit And Student Engagement  PRNewswire

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today ...

Memphis prep coaching legend Elmer Ray dies at 87  The Commercial Appeal

It didn't take long for word to spread after the death of legendary high school football coach and educator Elmer Ray Monday night at Methodist Le Bonheur ...

Ho Ho Ho, It's Union Row

Dear Santa; I know its real early, but Memphis has been good this year. It would like a big $970-million development project featuring hotels, businesses, ...

Vols signees, targets named to ALL-USA Tennessee team  247Sports

A handful of Tennessee's signees and several Vols targets in the 2019 and 2020 classes were named to the ALL-USA Tennessee Football Team on Thursday.

Watch: 4-star recruit Eric Gray announce his commitment  The Commercial Appeal

Eric Gray, a 4-star recruit out of Lausanne is expected to pick Tennessee.

A Bluff City Bicentennial: From comic to tragic, here are 200 pieces of Memphis' history  The Commercial Appeal

From the all-but-forgotten to the never-to-be-forgotten, here are 200 markers along Memphis' road of history that leads to present day.

More Memphis area students are graduating high school. But what does that mean?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The number of students graduating from high schools in Shelby County and across the state has been rising for the last 10 years, but recent allegations of ...

A proposed budget for Memphis schools comes out this week. Here's what we know so far.  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The budget so far doesn't include any major new initiatives as the district circles its wagons to strengthen strategies already in place.

Police respond to multiple reports of student fights across Memphis

We're *fresh* into the new school year, but Memphis police have already had to respond to several bullying and fighting reports involving students.

Tennessee's early in-state Class of 2020 targets  247Sports

GoVols247 takes a closer look at Tennessee's early in-state targets in the 2020 class.

Why Eric Gray picked UT Vols football: 'Help Tennessee get back to where they're supposed to be'  The Commercial Appeal

Eric Gray had his mind made up weeks ago, but that didn't stop him from manufacturing a little suspense. On Wednesday, the four-star running back made a post ...

Memphis high schools change schedules to make catch-up classes the norm  Chalkbeat Colorado

Instead of adding time for extra academic help to the end or beginning of the school day, or taking students out of one class to catch up in another, Shelby ...

GoVols247's Early Signing Period Headquarters  247Sports

Get inside for live updates on Tennessee's targets and commitments who are announcing and finalizing their decisions during the Early Signing Period.

UT Vols' Jeremy Pruitt reiterates commitment to recruiting Memphis, talks Eric Gray  The Commercial Appeal

UT Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt was in Memphis to discuss the newest signing class, including Eric Gray and Melvin McBride.

UT Vols recruiting: How did Tennessee football commitments fare last week?  The Tennessean

Here's a look at how the Tennessee commitments still playing in the playoffs fared this past week. ▻▻Jalil Clemons (SDE; Starkville; Starkville, Miss.): ...

Now a charter school, Hillcrest High plans to give historic statue a voice after decades of silence  Chalkbeat Tennessee

For years, a 20-foot-tall viking dubbed Erik oversaw the front doors to Memphis Hillcrest High School. Through a hidden audio system, the iconic statue said ...

National Signing Day 2019: Maurice Hampton, Kristian Williams and Adonis Otey to commit Wednesday  The Tennessean

National Signing Day 2019 ends the college football recruiting season. Maurice Hampton, Kristian Williams and Adonis Otey are scheduled to sign Wednesday.

College readiness: How Cheatham, Robertson and Sumner Schools stack up  The Tennessean

Large numbers of students in Tennessee are not ready for college, according to newly released state data. The data shows how prepared public high school ...

A coincidence? Unlikely sequence of events provides bookends to a full life  The Commercial Appeal

Jo Haynes was a young beauty queen in the newspaper the same day of Betty Jo Haynes Pemberton's obituary. It was all a coincidence.

Carver High School Closes Permanently  Memphis Daily News

Shelby County Schools board members voted Thursday, June 9, to close Carver High School effective the school year that ended last month. Meeting in special ...

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