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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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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 ...

Memphis teacher to interim superintendent: learn more about Joris Ray  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 ...

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.

The Nashville Ledger  The Ledger

NASHVILLE (AP) — New Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has added Memphis high school coach Faragi Phillips to his staff. Stackhouse announced Tuesday ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Whitehaven High School alumna receives national attention after earning $9.8 million in scholarships  FOX13 Memphis

A former Whitehaven High School student who received $9.8 million in scholarships back in 2017 is now talking about life after high school.

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.

10 for '20: Names to know in Tennessee basketball recruiting  247Sports

One comment stood out among the others during Phillip Fulmer's press conference two weeks ago, when the Tennessee athletic director was discussing ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Friday Football Fever  WMC Action News 5

Fairley High School head football coach Gene Robinson is on a mission to make sure every football player in the city of Memphis has a shot at a college ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

'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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Four arrested after Whitehaven High School brawl  FOX13 Memphis

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

Memphis mom frantically calls daughter's phone, learns she was hit and killed by stolen vehicle  FOX13 Memphis

A Memphis woman was killed while driving to get pick up her younger brother from basketball practice.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Police release photo of man accused of deadly shooting in Whitehaven  FOX13 Memphis

Memphis police are searching for a man who is accused of a deadly shooting in Whitehaven.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

High school football scores around the Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Interim SCS superintendent ready for the 'heart' work  Memphis Business Journal

"We're going to do what's best for the students of Shelby County. … You'll see some great things happen."

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Local High Schools Recognized in A.F. Bridges Awards  Wgnsradio

Local schools and sports contributors are part of this year's A.F. Bridges Awards program from the TSSAA.

'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.

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.

Building on Innovation Zone successes, Shelby County Schools to launch separate 'Empowerment Zone'  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Shelby County Schools' prized school turnaround initiative is getting a little sister.

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.

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 ...

Vigil held for 16-year-old boy murdered outside Cordova apartment  FOX13 Memphis

A family is still seeking justice after their son was murdered outside a Cordova apartment.

Memphis-born celeb helps Mid-South teen with prom dress  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Prom can be a special night for any high school senior, but on Friday night, one Mid-South teen is going with the help of a Memphis-born ...

Thomas Mark Sherman | Obituaries  DeSoto Times-Tribune

May 11, 1965 — Jan. 2, 2019. Thomas Mark Sherman, 53, died after battling a lengthy illness at Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto in Southaven on Jan. 2, 2019.

Whitehaven Empowerment Zone Begins To Take Shape  Memphis Daily News

Public education is a “noble profession,” Whitehaven High School principal Vincent Hunter told a group of 100 parents and teachers in the high school's ...

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