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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 & 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.

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

MEMPHIS, TN (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 ...

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.

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

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.

More than $200 Million Awarded In Scholarships To Whitehaven HS Seniors

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( - It's graduation season and Saturday Whitehaven High School held its ceremony. More than $200 million in scholarships ...

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.

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

The students received millions in scholarship offers from colleges.

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.

2 SCS students expelled after weapons found on campus | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

A Whitehaven High School student is out of school and in jail tonight after being caught with a loaded gun and drugs.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

Six schools will open and six will close as the new school year begins next month. This year's closures are composed mostly of charter schools. That's a shift ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Friday Football Fever: Week 6 Scores and Highlights  WMC

It's Week 6 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that means it's time for Friday Football Fever!

Two Whitehaven students accepted into nearly 400 colleges, awarded $19M in scholarships combined  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Two Whitehaven High School seniors are going above and beyond to achieve their dreams. Combined, Jayla Woods and Meaghan ...

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.

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

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.

Army recruit gunned down while sleeping in his own bed  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A recent Whitehaven High School graduate, who was on his way to the U.S. Army, was gunned down while sleeping in his own bed.

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

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

Memphis woman arrested after bringing gun to local high school | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

Police said a Memphis woman brought a black handgun into Whitehaven High School Saturday evening.

Friday Football Fever: Week 3 scores and highlights  WMC Action News 5

It's Week 3 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that means it's time for Friday Football Fever.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

4 Memphis high schools advance to state championship games  WMC Action News 5

Penny Hardaway and the East High School Mustangs advanced to their third-consecutive Class AAA State Championship Game.

Recruiting: How did the UT Vols commitments fare last week?  The Tennessean

Some seasons came to an end while others will continue playing on in November. Here's a look at how each Tennessee commit did last week. ▻▻Aaron ...

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.

East wins 3rd straight state title, Penny's next move is 'playing golf'  WMC Action News 5

When the clock hit all zeros in Murfreesboro at the Class AAA State Championship game, it was a similar scene to the ones from the past two years.

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 ...

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

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

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.): ...

Whitehaven High School Reacts As Marcus Malone Is Detained for Shooting  Local Memphis

A 17-year-old boy is detained in Juvenile Hall in connection to the Zodiac Park shooting that killed 16-year-old Alana Tello.

Four arrested after Whitehaven High School brawl | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

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

Digest  Memphis Daily News

One of the fastest-growing affordable housing property management companies in the U.S. has entered Tennessee with the purchase of two Memphis ...

Extras Needed For Scenes Filming Oct. 13 At Whitehaven High Football Stadium

A film company says it needs extras for scenes being filmed Friday, Oct. 13th at Whitehaven High's football stadium.

Rise & Shine: Six Memphis schools soon to join Empowerment Zone  Chalkbeat Tennessee

EMPOWERMENT ZONE Here's a look at Shelby County Schools' newest intervention program, a neighborhood-centric approach that will more than double in ...

Local Cool School: Whitehaven High School  Local Memphis

Students at one local school are already looking to college and they are getting the grades to get millions of dollars in scholarships.

Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi tax free weekends  The Commercial Appeal

Tax free weekend in Memphis starts July 27. What can you buy and how much can you spent?

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.

Byhalia football say goodbye to teammate hours before game  WMC Action News 5

Byhalia High School's football team took the field Friday afternoon in remembrance of their teammate who died during a game last week.

High school locker room burglarized during playoff football game  WMC Action News 5

The search is on for the crooks who stole from local high school football players while they were on the field.

Girl, 14, shot and killed in her own home  WMC Action News 5

For so many Memphis families, the rise in juvenile homicides last year is sickening. Now, not even in 10 days into a new year, many said things don't seem any ...

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.

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 ...

What Penny Hardaway said when asked about Memphis basketball job after Tubby Smith fired  The Commercial Appeal

Penny Hardaway was asked about speculation that he will soon be the next head basketball coach at the University of Memphis.

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.

Rodney Hamilton reportedly tabbed as Tigers director of basketball operations  WMC Action News 5

Rodney Hamilton will be hired as the University of Memphis' new Director of Basketball Operations, GoTigers247 reports.

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 ...

Report: Penny Hardaway could be next Memphis Tigers coach, targeting Larry Brown as assistant  The Commercial Appeal

Penny Hardaway is assembling a staff, in preparation to be the next coach at Memphis, according to a report from CBS Sports.

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 ...

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 ...

Chandler Lawson transferring from Memphis East to national powerhouse Oak Hill Academy  The Commercial Appeal

The younger brother of former Memphis stars Dedric and K.J. Lawson announced he is leaving East High School for another national powerhouse.

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 ...

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.

Man charged in death of 14-year-old girl shot while washing dishes  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Gabrielle Harris hit by gunfire as she washed dishes inside ...

Four-star athlete Keveon Mullins decommits from Memphis Tigers  247Sports

The Memphis Tigers lost the second highest rated member of the class of 2018 with the decommitment of four-star wide athlete Kevone Mullins. Announcing that ...

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.

Whitehaven school turnaround model first to focus beyond the bottom 5 percent  Memphis Commercial Appeal

The Shelby County Schools Empowerment Zone aims to save Whitehaven's schools from falling into the bottom 5 percent in the state.

Showing growth: The youngest SCS students improved in literacy this year  The Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Schools students in grades three through five made gains in both math and English language arts in TNReady testing.

Penny Hardaway to hire Rodney Hamilton as Memphis director of basketball operations  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis men's basketball coach Penny Hardaway is expected to hire Tennessee State assistant coach Rodney Hamilton as the Tigers' new director of ...

SCS aims to protect Whitehaven schools from the ASD  The Commercial Appeal

In an effort to protect schools from takeover by the state-run Achievement School District, Shelby County Schools wants to make the Whitehaven Empowerment ...

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

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Whitehaven High School boasts about being one of the first schools in the nation to host an academic signing day, and Thursday the ...

Four-star Memphis linebacker adds offer from Tennessee  247Sports

Tennessee has joined the growing list of teams pursuing one of the top prospects from the state of Tennessee in the 2020 class. Four-star sophomore linebacker ...

Titans, USA Football Award Grants to Local Youth Football Programs

USA Football, the sport's national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the Tennessee Titans recently awarded grants for new ...

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.

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.

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.

For Rodney Hamilton, the role didn't matter — he just wanted to work for Penny Hardaway  The Commercial Appeal

If Rodney Hamilton needed any more affirmation that he made the right call coming back to Memphis, coach Penny Hardaway inadvertently delivered more ...

1950s: Mid-South Memories  The Commercial Appeal

Historical photos from the 1950s around Memphis and the Mid-South.

6 Memphis-area high school stars win TN Mr. Football award  WMC Action News 5

Six Memphis-area high school stars were awarded Tennessee Mr. Football awards for their efforts this season.

Five things to know about Memphis' 2018-19 basketball schedule  The Commercial Appeal

The American Athletic Conference released its full schedule on Wednesday, rounding out the Tigers' final 18 games of the 2018-19 season.

Ranking the top Memphis high school football teams after Week 4  The Commercial Appeal

Check out the newest Memphis Dandy Dozen high school football rankings after Week 4.

Memphis basketball released its schedule this week. But biggest news was Memphis Madness  The Commercial Appeal

Given the success Penny Hardaway is having recruiting thus far, Memphis Madness is currently bigger than any non conference game the Tigers play.

'We just want our kids back': Charter leaders respond to student retention tactics used by Shelby County Schools  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Memphis parents are navigating conflicting reports about schools that formerly were with the local district and now are charters under the state's purview.

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 ...

President Glenda Glover Challenges Faculty, Staff to Strive for "Greatness"

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News *Service*) — Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover welcomed faculty and staff back to the university on Monday, and ...

Tennessee basketball recruiting: Vols offer 4-star Memphis SG for 2020  FanSided

Rick Barnes is looking towards 2020 for his Tennessee basketball program. The Volunteers offered four-star in-state shooting guard Matthew Murrell Thursday.

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.

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 ...

Ranking the top Memphis area high school football teams after Week 10  The Commercial Appeal

Here are the top high school football teams in the Memphis area after Week 10. 1. Lausanne (8-0). Last week: 1. Result: Erik Campbell jump-started a big ...

UT Vols extend offer to Tee Hodge, Maryville running back  Knoxville News Sentinel

Talking to Jeremy Pruitt was a little nerve-wracking for Tee Hodge. The Tennessee coach was chatting casually with the Maryville junior running back at a camp ...

Top signee JJ Peterson in 'holding pattern' as UT Vols await his arrival  Knoxville News Sentinel

Linebacker backing JJ Peterson remains in "a holding pattern" in his quest to join Tennessee's football team, Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt said Wednesday.

Top Memphis Tigers target James Wiseman weathers highs, lows of being No. 1 at Peach Jam  The Commercial Appeal

East High star James Wiseman shined to start Peach Jam, but also had a rocky moment dealing with the spotlight of being the nation's top recruit.

Two convicted of robbing Whitehaven student in 2014  WMC Action News 5

Two men were convicted Thursday in the aggravated robbery of a Whitehaven High School student in 2014.

Elijah Simmons, a Pearl-Cohn defensive tackle, commits to Tennessee  The Tennessean

Pearl-Cohn senior defensive tackle Elijah Simmons has committed to play football for the UT Vols.

Tennessee's newest Class of 2019 football targets  247Sports

GoVols247 takes a look at some of the Class of 2019 prospects who recently have received scholarship offers from first-year Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's ...

'Enough is enough': Memphis students, families march against gun violence  The Commercial Appeal

Thousands of people are swarming downtown Memphis for the March For Our Lives, calling for stricter gun control laws and safer schools.

How Memphis is taking lessons from its Innovation Zone to other struggling schools  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Shelby County Schools is seeking to magnify the success of its iZone by replicating less expensive components of the school turnaround model.

Memphis bands prepare to go head-to-head in Battle of the Bands  WMC Action News 5

The football game on Saturday is not the only time rivals will go head to head. School bands from around the Mid-South will vie to win Battle of the Bands.

As school year begins, teachers team up with in-class tutors at two Memphis high schools  Chalkbeat Colorado

Meah King started last school year at Memphis' East High School as the sole teacher in her 10th-grade English classrooms, each with some 30 students and ...

Tom Shadyac in search of extras for movie filmed in Memphis  WMC Action News 5

Tom Shadyac is directing the movie Brian Banks in Memphis, and he needs help from residents.

Vols: Only 11 of 30-member 2015 signing class are still with UT. Here's what happened to them  Knoxville News Sentinel

Here's a look back on the 2015 Tennessee Vols signing class that was ranked No. 4 nationally by the 247Sports composite.

Nine arrested at Whitehaven High School brawl after basketball game between rivals  Daily Mail

The violent scenes unfolded at Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee, with people punching and kicking each other before police officers swarmed ...

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