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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

Memphis district recommends closing Southwest Early College High School, but decision pends on board vote  Chalkbeat Colorado

On the heels of a three-week investigation, Shelby County Schools is recommending closure of a charter school affiliated with Southwest Community College.

As students look for additional help with ACT prep, Memphis library pilots new program  Chalkbeat Tennessee

When Sierra Hall took the ACT last school year, she remembers, “It didn't go good.” Or at least, not as well as the Ridgeway High School senior had hoped.

What Whitehaven 4-star LB Bryson Eason said about making Tennessee, Arkansas football his final two  The Commercial Appeal

Whitehaven's Bryson Eason says he will choose between Tennessee and Arkansas.

State denies Shelby County Schools appeal to take Geeter K-8 off watchlist  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The state said recent test scores at the Memphis school weren't good enough to warrant less scrutiny.

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.

Will Eric Gray’s success open doors for Tennessee recruiting in Memphis?  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee has signed four players from Memphis in Jeremy Pruitt's first two signing classes.

Woman picking up kids from anti-violence party allegedly assaults officers, crashes car  WREG NewsChannel 3

A woman with kids in tow assaulted a school resource officer during an anti-violence block party at Whitehaven High School before fleeing and wrecking their ...

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.

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 High School Boys Basketball Team Feeds Homeless

Local 24 got the chance to meet Memphis teenagers that spent part of their Saturday off the court to serve others.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Top 5 returning Memphis area high school football linebackers  The Commercial Appeal

It's time to take a look at the top returning local high school football players for next season. This post is the first in a series of lists highlighting five players to ...

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 ...

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.

Tennessee high school football schedule: Week 1  The Commercial Appeal

The Tennessee high school football season kicks off Aug. 21 and runs through Aug. 24. Here is a look at the schedule across the state.

'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.

Mother charged; accused of assaulting school resource officers, ramming multiple police cars during chase  WATN - Local 24

A Memphis mother is accused of assaulting Shelby County School officers and ramming into multiple police cars after leading law enforcement on a chase ...

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.

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.

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.

Four arrested after Whitehaven High School brawl  FOX13 Memphis

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

Whitehaven High School Reacts As Marcus Malone Is Detained for Shooting  WATN - Local 24

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

Memphis on screen: Trailer drops for 'Brian Banks,' Tom Shadyac flick filmed in Memphis  The Commercial Appeal

The trailer for “Brian Banks,” a dramatic biopic about an aspiring professional football player wrongly convicted and imprisoned for rape, dropped online ...

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 ...

Volunteers ready $5M Whitehaven park for summer opening  The Daily Memphian

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation has made David Carnes Park in Whitehaven the first example of how its BlueCross Healthy Place ...

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 ...

Dandy Dozen: Chris Morris was heading down a dangerous path. Until he found football.  The Commercial Appeal

Football was the last thing on Melvin Cole's mind when he first met Chris Morris a little more than five years ago. He was more concerned for Morris' life.

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 ...

Whitehaven student allowed back in class, others still suspended after massive fight near school  FOX13 Memphis

One of the students involved in a massive fight near a Whitehaven school has been allowed back in class.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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'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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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' ...

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 ...

White Station High School student commits suicide, family says he was bullied

A community remains in mourning after a White Station High School Freshman took his life earlier this month.

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 ...

Tennessee 2019 signee Melvin McBride announces retirement from football  Saturday Down South

Some unfortunate news to share from Rocky Top as one of the newest faces of the Tennessee football program has been forced to retire from the game. In-state ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

FOX13 investigates top 5 most dangerous school zones in Memphis  FOX13 Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Shelby County Schools are almost back in session and that means the return of flashing school zone signs. William Jones does yard work ...

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 ...

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.

Students in Memphis schools didn't walk out this week, but they will soon  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Walkouts are planned for at least six Memphis-area high schools April 20, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting that killed 13 students.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

Shelby County's first female chief public defender takes her oath  The Commercial Appeal

Phyllis Aluko is the first woman to hold the role of chief public defender for Shelby County. She was named to the position by Mayor Lee Harris.

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.

The 27-Year-Old Dynamo Who's Making Her Mark on Memphis  StyleBlueprint

From the elegance of Dîner en Blanc to the halls of law school to the hustle of Spincult Cycle studio, you'll find this week's FACE of Memphis creating any ...

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 ...

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.

Penny, Stackhouse bring NBA edge to Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Former NBA stars Penny Hardaway and Jerry Stackhouse have taken on new challenges with both trying to revive a pair of struggling ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

The Nashville Ledger  The Ledger

It may be the one thing Tennessee legislators enjoy more than designating official state dogs, rocks and such: authorizing new specialty license plates.

Driver hits pedestrian at Highland Strip crosswalk

MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( A Memphis woman is frustrated after she says a police report blames her for getting hit by a car at a marked crosswalk on ...

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.

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 ...

Woman charged in 2017 hit-and-run that killed man crossing Madison Avenue in midtown Memphis  WATN - Local 24

UPDATE 8/1/2019 – According to jail records, Joanna Goodfellow is now out of jail after posting $15000 bond. MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lausanne's Eric Gray named Tennessee Gatorade football player of year  The Commercial Appeal

Lausanne running back Eric Gray was named the Tennessee Gatorade Football Player of the Year. It's the second straight year he's received the honor.

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.

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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