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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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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 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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

The Commercial Appeal  The Commercial Appeal

Wed., 2 Apr. 08 (lmjesse3) Photo by Lance Murphey - Whitehaven High School seniors line up by the hundreds to fill out voter registration forms following a ...

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.

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

High-achieving Whitehaven High School graduates talk about the factors in their success.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Whitehaven's Second-Half Blitz Ousts Ravenwood from 6A Playoffs  Williamson Source

Whitehaven blitzed Ravenwood with 33 second-half points, turning a 17-point, first-half deficit into a blowout, as the Tigers advanced to the TSSAA 6A finals with ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

While students across the nation continue to narrow down their college options, Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee, is already in full-fledged ...

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

Preston Harris of Frederick Douglass High School is a Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Preston Harris of Frederick Douglass High School is this week's Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. Preston instructs grades nine ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Four arrested after Whitehaven High School fight  FOX13 Memphis

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

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 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.

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 ...

High school football scores around the Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Memphians sign around the country on National Signing Day  WMC Action News 5

Christmas may be next Saturday, but with the new NCAA-mandated early signing period, it came early for college football.

This is Tennessee's top-15 recruiting class in its entirety  247Sports

GoVols247 takes an in-depth look at each of Tennessees' current commitments in the 2019 class.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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.): ...

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association | 2018 Middle School Volleyball Championship  DigitalSports

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association/ SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association. /; /; /. 2018 Middle School Volleyball ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tanya Mitchell of Macon-Hall Elementary is a Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Tanya Mitchell of Macon-Hall Elementary is this week's Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. Tanya teaches second grade and says ...

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 ...

Tennessee among favorites for four-star Class of 2020 LB  247Sports

A four-star linebacker who's one of Tennessee's in-state targets in the 2020 class included the Vols on his list of top college choices Tuesday afternoon.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

UT Vols: Tennessee football recruiting target Eric Gray decommits from Michigan  The Commercial Appeal

Four-star running back Eric Gray of Lausanne, a Tennessee Vols football target, had been committed to Michigan since July.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

Penny Hardaway's first season as the University of Memphis men's basketball coach is officially set. The American Athletic Conference released its full league ...

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 ...

Penny Hardaway's first sellout is proof Memphis-UT Vols rivalry means more to Tiger fans  The Commercial Appeal

The 26th meeting between Memphis and Tennessee will mean more to the sellout crowd watching from the stands than the players competing in the game.

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.

Mississippi’s lottery fever sweeps into Tennessee as jackpot hits $1 billion  WREG NewsChannel 3

Since people in Mississippi can't play, they're pouring in to Tennessee just to get their hands on a ticket.

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