Read our most recent summary ot Today's East High page. She was a student at East when she wrote those memorable words and went on to be a music educator, composer, and author. Delayed reportthis morning in cermonies First Baptist Curch Broad, on Broad Avenue.
Principal Marilyn Hilliard announced that 89 seniors met the qaulifications for the diploma.
"Hell be introduced at a press conference early this week." The Commercial Appeal, March 17/18.
Alumni profiles updated March 1, 2018."Aviation is a profession full of white men.
She quickly and convincingly pointed out that I work rather hard and am, ultimately, paying my bills on time, that I have friends, an appreciation for arts and culture, and so on.
In short, I am, in fact, strong, responsible and “pretty good at life.” Then Lori heightened the discussion a bit.
I’ve barely looked into my therapist’s blue eyes at all, and yet I think the hour has gone very well. On the surface, when the patient has been highly selective of the discussion topics, therapy always resembles a friendly get-together.
“Well,” my therapist, Lori, says, the millisecond after I become certain our time is up and I might be in the clear.
The Polynesian-themed restaurant reportedly closed in 1982 and the building has been vacant much of the time since.
We all throw verbal darts around as though we’re engaged in a massive, drunken tournament at a bar, but the most poisonous ones seem to hit me the most often, admittedly somewhat a consequence of my own sensitivity.
I’ve been told it was historically all part of an effort to toughen me up, but instead I was filled with towering doubts about my own worth.
The full text of the article headlined "East High School Lost White Status As Busing Began" is now available on our "In the news ... [Editor's note: this article is interesting for a number of reasons, including the prospects of optional programs being initiated at East High and their possible effect on East's future. The editor of this web site recently talked with a graduate of the mid 1980s who said as far as he knew his class has never had a reunion. Visitation is 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, June 12 at Memorial Park Funeral Home, Memphis, with a second visitation 9-10 a.m., Wednesday, June 13 at the funeral home. The East High Alumni Page solicits photographs from the reunion to post. A memorial service and internment of ashes will be held in Memphis in October at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Given East is in the process of becoming an all-optional (magnet) school now, it seems quite fascinating to read the 1982 article.] July 14, 2018 - Long after basketball season is over and East won another state championship, lawsuit over eligibility of two players for the 2017-18 season continues. Time moves on, don't put off having a class reunion. Whether you attended or not, the Reunion Committe invites you to keep in touch.. Delayed report Shirley Wilkes (51) 84, of Memphis, author of the words of the East High alma mater, died Friday, May 18. Thursday, May 24 at Memorial Park Funeral Home, Memphis. that day at the funeral home and is followed by a reception: in the Parkside Event Center at Memorial Park.