Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils

Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils


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Centers for Transforming Communities has a wonderful opportunity for youth 14-18! We'll be meeting this Saturday, 11/7 at 9:30a in Overton Park to start the design workshop that will help DESIGN OVERTON PARK!
Click this link to register (
Consent forms will go out to the parent/guardian after the registration is received.

Red Devils we need 100% participation and time is running out for the class of 2021 seniors to apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship. TN Promise provides two years of tuition-free attendance at a community or technical college in the state. The deadline to apply is November 2. After applying for TN Promise, the next step is to complete the FAFSA by February 1. Get complete details about the Tennessee Promise scholarship at
Familias de habla hispana de FDHS, tenemos información para compartir con ustedes sobre los próximos eventos, oportunidades de aprendizaje y recursos para ayudar a nuestros estudiantes a tener éxito.
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Trying to get in touch with 12 grade counselor
Hi everyone! My name is Ariel and I'm a photographer for the Commercial Appeal.
I'm photographing seniors in Memphis in their would be prom attire.
If you know a senior that has their dress or tux and wants their photo taken please reach out to me at [email protected] or (901)3559331.
i was wondering do we have any work?
Can somebody post the pictures of the DHS “Wall of Fame” that are currently displayed in the hallway of the High School on this page?
Your Douglass High football team has been nominated by The Memphis Sportszone for Game of the Week...go to the the Memphis Sportszone page you cast your vote #RedDevils

Frederick Douglass High School is "the Optional School for Communication Arts and Public Service." Marketta Steward | Principal

Operating as usual


Here are a few more moments from Dr. Ray's Literacy is Life kickoff at Douglass High School.
Douglass K-8 Optional School
@Althea Greene


On behalf of Principal Steward and Douglass High Optional School we would like to thank Douglass K-8; our parents; students; alumni; Board Member Althea Greene and the community for showing up and showing out at Dr. Ray's Literacy is Life Tour that kicked off at Douglass High School. The students' performances and the community support showed all of MSCS and the City of Memphis that our students Strive for Excellence Every Day the Douglass Way!❤️
@Althea Greene
Douglass K-8 Optional School

Photos from Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils's post 04/12/2022

Thanks to everyone who attended the soccer game or track meet on April 12, 2022. We appreciate all our stakeholders and their continued support.

Bring your umbrella and surrey on down to Crump Stadium at 5 PM to see our Red Devils as they face our opponents at the Track Meet or head on over to East at 5 PM as our Red Devils soccer team competes against the Mustangs.

Photos from Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils's post 04/08/2022

Shouts out to the young poets of Frederick Douglass Optional High School! 11th Annual Youth Poetry Slam sponsored by SouthernWord, Live Seed, Tennessee Arts Commission, ArtWorks, and other stakeholders was a huge success.
Shouts out to Ms. Crystal Johnson of the Overton High School for the Creative and Performing Arts Class of 1997 for fortifying community partnerships as we strive for excellence, every day the Douglass way.


Students...lost or stolen device? Get a waiver! Contact Mr. Moon for more details at 901.416.6158.


Dr. Ray has a vision for propelling our district to new heights, and I encourage you to come and hear his vision Monday, April 11, 2022, at 5:30 PM.

2022 Memphis Teen Slam - Southern Word 04/05/2022

2022 Memphis Teen Slam - Southern Word

Red Devils, if you have an affinity for writing or poetry, register to participate in the Memphis Teen Grand Slam Finals.
Thursday, April 7th at Douglass HS Auditorium from 5p - 7p. The top ten finalists will get a spot to compete at the State Finals in Nashville at TSU.

2022 Memphis Teen Slam - Southern Word Listen as the region’s top youth poets, emcees, and spoken word artists compete for top lyrical honors, a chance to appear at the statewide finals, and a chance to win a paid summer artist development opportunity. Southern Word creates a platform for youth to speak about the real hopes and challen...

Photos from Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils's post 04/04/2022

Please congratulate our new members of the Sidney Bowen Chapter of the National Honor Society. 20 members were inducted including 4 male students. This is the FIRST year we have inducted more than one male into our chapter.

Photo 1:
20 newly inducted members
Photo 2: The Sidney Bowen Chapter of the National Honor Society
Photo 3: Chapter members with Guest Speaker, Seria Ross of Memphis Office of Youth Services (MOYS)

Join conversation 04/04/2022

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Red Devils, join us at 10 AM for the DHS National Honor Society Induction. We are proud of our students and their accomplishments!

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Photos from Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils's post 03/30/2022

Out of an abundance of caution, MSCS will dismiss all schools early today, March 30, 2022. All after-school activities are also canceled.

Douglass High School will dismiss at 11 AM. Parents, please make plans to receive students at dismissal. Bus riders will still catch the bus following early dismissal.


Students, please complete the student perception survey.


Coach Cook is ready for tomorrow's game and has provided an updated DHS Soccer schedule. See you tomorrow, Douglass!


Red Devils Parents, this one is just for you:
Parent Only Pizza Party & Data Meeting!

Tuesday, March 29, 2022, @ 6 PM in the DHS Cafeteria.

RSVP by Monday, March 28th. Please scan the QR code or visit to let us know you are coming.

If you attend this in-person meeting, your student will receive $5 from the Principal on Wednesday, March 30.

Spread the word!

Photos from Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils's post 03/22/2022

Parents, it's time to register for the 2022-23 School Year! If you have a 9th-11th grader, please visit the appropriate link and complete your child's registration, today. If you need help, please contact Ms. Collins at 901.416.7192.

Early Registration for the 2022-23 school year is now open for all students! Visit for more information.

Are you a new student who wants to attend Douglass but it is outside of your zone? Apply for a General Choice transfer at

Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils updated their website address. 03/21/2022

Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils updated their website address.

Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils updated their website address.

Photos from Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils's post 03/11/2022

Coach Cook and the Red Devils Soccer Team would appreciate your support this season. Check them out at their next game. Yesterday, 8-2 vs Freedom Prep. Bringing home the W! Shoutout to Emerson with 6 goals!


Douglass High School

Douglass High School As students, our lives were shaped in profound ways by our years at Douglass High School.  We learned, we discovered, we struggled, and we grew.  Now, as graduates, we have a responsiblity to help make sure our school has the resources to put current and future students on a path to success.


Congrats DHS Varsity Red Devils Basketball team and Coach Williams! District 8AA Regional Champs! SubState at DHS Monday at 7:00. Tickets are sold upon entry for $10.

Photos from Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils's post 03/04/2022

Your Douglass High Red Devils Regional Champs!! Congratulations Coach Williams & Staff!

Two dogs saved from drainage ditch after lengthy rescue mission 03/03/2022

Two dogs saved from drainage ditch after lengthy rescue mission

Shout out to DHS Parent and stakeholder, Ms. Zen’Yari Winters! North Memphis pride begins at Douglass! Thank you for supporting lifelong learning and community building.

Two dogs saved from drainage ditch after lengthy rescue mission What started off as a normal Tuesday morning turned into a two-hour rescue mission to get two dogs out of a drainage ditch.

Community Engagement - Teacher/Staff 03/03/2022

Community Engagement - Teacher/Staff

Memphis-Shelby County Schools would like for you to share your opinions and ideas concerning what you believe are the most important areas that need to be addressed within your school and our school district. We would like to give every parent, guardian, and school-based employee the opportunity to complete a brief Budget Survey that will give you the opportunity to give feedback around the priorities you think are important.

Please take a moment to access the link below. Your responses are important and will help us make decisions around the best options for our students. We look forward to your participation!

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To purchase tickets for tonight's playoff game against Scotts Hill at Bolivar High, at 7:45 PM, you must purchase the 6 PM ticket and it will be good for both games. Visit the link to purchase your tickets. 02/25/2022

Red Devils, bring your devices charged & ready daily. Register for the Spring Learning Academy by 3 PM, Mon., 2/28. SCS Page


North Memphis Pride begins at Douglass!

Join us as we cheer the Lady Red Devils to victory tonight over Scotts Hill High School @ Scotts Hill High School, 7871 TN-100, Reagan, TN 38368, tonight at 7 PM.

The Varsity Boys Red Devils will also compete in the playoffs, Saturday at Douglass at 7 PM.

Tickets for both events are $8 and will be sold at the door of each game.

Congratulations Coach Williams, Coach Brown, their coaching staff, and players.

We are proud of you!


The Sidney Bowen Chapter of the National Honor Society is accepting applications for new membership. Please complete the application and submit it to Dr. Townes by Friday, March 11, 2022. Selected and non-selected candidates will be notified of their acceptance by Friday, March 25, 2022. Candidates must have a 3.5 cumulative grade point average, satisfactory conduct, and attendance with teacher recommendations.


Parents, guardians, students, and all stakeholders, we need your support to reach our academic goals for the remainder of the year. Testing season has started and we need all students at school with their SCS issued devices, charged and ready. Will you join the fight as we strive towards double-digit gains on the District's Common Formative Assessment (CFA) and the State mandated End of Course Test (EOC).

Check out the flyer and let's rise higher!

DHS CFA#3 begins Monday, March 7th, 2021 at 7:15 AM.


All students in the 11th grade will take the ACT, on March 1, 2022, at Douglass High School. In order to perform best on the ACT we need all juniors present to school by 7:15 a.m. Thursday, February 24, Friday, February 25, and Monday, February 28, 2022, to participate in our in-school tutoring. Each student will receive exposure to practice test questions and test-taking strategies each day. The ACT is a graduation requirement. Again, parents make sure your 11th-grade student is present on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, by 7:15 a.m. to complete the state-mandated ACT. Together, we must believe, together, we will achieve, together, we are reimagining 901. Thank you for your support!


CONGRATS To Frederick Douglass High School - Red Devils for Winning the 2021-22 DISTRICT Tournament 🏀🏀🏀CHAMPIONSHIP!!!

Vote for the high school boys basketball player of the week 02/17/2022

Vote for the high school boys basketball player of the week

Vote for Red Devils Basketball player Tyler Johnson.

This season, The Daily Memphian is recognizing a high school boys basketball player of the week.

Voting will end at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17.

Tyler Johnson, Douglass: Johnson was a force for the Red Devils in Saturday’s SCIAA Class AA championship game at Hamilton. The 6-foot-5 junior forward scored 24 points as Douglass won the title, 72-68, knocking off a Power Center Academy team that was ranked second in the state. Johnson’s play has helped Douglass to a 19-4 record this season.

Vote for the high school boys basketball player of the week Standouts from CBHS, Douglass, East, ECS and MUS up are for consideration this week.


Attention all DHS seniors, graduating juniors, and parents. Graduation time is just around the corner and it's our desire, just like any good physician, to prescribe each of our potential graduates with what they need to meet all state requirements for graduation. Seniors, graduating juniors, and their parents are required to come to the Senior Triage, on Tuesday, February 15, from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. We will have staff available to coach you through five stations. There will be a station for FAFSA completion, ACT registration, Civics Test completion, academic credit check, and even your senior activities. Parents don't miss this opportunity to win one of 6 $25 gift cards; two given away per hour. After successfully completing each station check, students will receive $10 cash and food carryout.

Senior Dues:

FAFSA Information (What you need to bring.)

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