Douglass K-8 Optional School

Douglass K-8 Optional School


S/o to Ms.Buckmaster, she is sooooo patient and understanding with her students,,,all I hear is students constantly asking questions & she answers them with no hesitation😍 YOU ROCK LADY “Cornell’s Mom”🤗
When will there be an announcement(s), emails, text/ calls for device pick up for K-5?
Hello! I am looking order to some past yearbooks. Can anyone point me in the right direction on how to go about purchasing?
Thank you to all the Teachers The Lesters/Collins squad miss you and appreciate you. Happy Teacher Week
Happy Teacher Appreciate Week to all of Douglass Teachers and Special shout out to my Son 5th Grade Teachers Mrs.Williams,Mrs.Nisby and Mrs.Colvin Kevonne and I Thank you all for all you Do We Appreciate You all
Great job Douglass K-8 Optional School Red Devils. You definitely gave us something to cheer for!
Excellent job Ms. Queen Esther Rudd McClain
Black History program 2020 off to a fabulous start!
Great Job Douglass
Congratulations to the Debate team😍 on there win tonight 👏🙌. You should be very proud .... The great Debater's...❣️💕💞💓❤️
Good luck this school year to Givinia Warren-Causey and her team! You got this!

Douglass K-8 Optional is the home to a community/family of learners. We have high expectations of everyone in our building. We make miracles everyday!

Operating as usual


New Dates!!!!! 🚩 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩

You don’t want to miss this family-fun event!!!

Cost of admission: $5


To All of our Beautiful DK8 Mothers!!! 💜♥️💜🙌🏾 We appreciate you!

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 05/06/2022

Today students who completed all of their TCAP tests were celebrated with a CARNIVAL 🎡 #Fun #Food #Fellowship! Oh what fun! Our students deserve it all!!! Choose Douglass! Choose Excellence! #DouglassStrong!

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 05/06/2022

DK8 would like to thank Ekpe Abioto and Kofi Mawuko for stopping by our school today to inspire our young performers as they approach their upcoming show!! #AfricanDrummers

Reminder- come by the school to purchase your Lion King, Jr. tickets! Showtimes May 11th and 12th

Lion King, Jr. 🦁 •(prepping for show) 05/06/2022

Lion King, Jr. 🦁 •(prepping for show)

Don’t miss out on our upcoming, first-ever Douglass K-8 production! We will be performing THE LION KING, JR! Student tickets are $3 and community/family tickets are $5 each. Showtimes are as follows:

May 11th 9:30am (open to other schools, field trips, DK8 grades 6-8)

May 12th 9:30am (open to other schools, field trips, adult matinee)

May 12th 6:00pm (open to community. Final showing) Tickets for all entry $5


Come by the school to purchase tickets. Or, call to schedule a field trip for the show. 901-416-5946

Lion King, Jr. 🦁 •(prepping for show)


We salute our exceptional school leaders at MSCS on this 🍎National Principals Day!

Thank you for your commitment to the students, families, and staff of your school community. #MSCSis901

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 05/01/2022

Happy Principal’s Appreciation Day to our very own fearless leader Principal Givinia Warren-Causey. We thank you for all your HEART work and dedication to our scholars, teachers and staff. #DK8Strong
Givinia Warren-Causey





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


Please join us for our upcoming parent & community meeting!!! Thursday, April 14th @5:30 *Students will provide a sneak peek of the upcoming show!!! 🦁 🎭 #DouglassSTRONG!


Our district’s Believe For It Tour first stop is… you guessed it, NORTH MEMPHIS!!! Let’s represent Douglass STRONG by coming out to support!!! April 11th @5:30pm @Douglass High! Homerooms with 100% attendance will earn free pizza party Tuesday & parents will be entered to win a gift card! #RepDouglass!



Let’s represent by coming out to support the first stop of the #believeforit tour!!! We need all of our DOUGLASS community, supporters, parents, teachers, students present Monday, April 11th at 5:30 @Douglass High School!!! Also, the DK8 Drumline will be performing with The @Frederick Douglass High School Band!




It’s GROW Time, Students!!! We have 5 more school days before TCAP! Get in the spirit & let’s dress down next week as we knock out one final week of review! #GrowUp!! 💪🏾🌱 #Growth & ACHIEVEMENT!!! Believe in Douglass! Go Red Devils! Excellence is the Expectation!!!!


Attention Parents & Douglass Community!!!! Please read updates! We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, April 14th at 5:30pm


Congratulations to the “A” Team!!! These teachers either met their AMO target on recent assessment and/or experienced growth! It’s #GROW time!!! 🌱 #DouglassSTRONG!!! 💪🏾🙌🏾

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 04/06/2022



In our first game of the season the Douglass baseball squad secured a 14-10 victory in many of the team’s first game ever.!!! We had two outstanding players of the game: our captain Xavier Perry for his countless saves & dedicated play and Jermaine Williams who pitched in his first game ever and struck out over 5 batters!!! It was a real team effort till the end !!! We are #DouglassSTRONG! #HistoryMakers! ⚾️⚾️⚾️❤️💪🏾


We are celebrating AP Greenwood this week!!! Thank you for your dedication and service to DK8!!! #DouglassSTRONG! #DouglassMADE! #excellenceistheexpectation ❤️💪🏾


Parents, come out celebrate Quarter 3 MVP Honorees!!! #DouglassSTRONG! #excellenceistheexpectation

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 03/29/2022

Do you know your child’s data??? Come out to our Family Data Night and walk away with a clear view of where your child is academically & how you can help ensure their success! We Need You, Parents in their work! Dress down passes will be provided for your child if you attend! Thanks for your continued support!!! #DouglassSTRONG!

You may also join via TEAMS

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 03/29/2022

Parents, we need you! Come out to our Literacy Night to learn new strategies to ensure your child’s success! Refreshments will be provided & your child will receive a dress down pass for the following day! 🙌🏾


DK8 Drumline Debut! Way to go, Scholars!

DK8 Drumline Debut! History in the making! We are so proud of our scholars! #DouglassSTRONG 🥁🌟


TODAY 2/28 IS THE LAST DAY, PARENTS!!!!! Don’t miss out on this opportunity!!! Only 3 days! #FREE! Sign your child up today!!!

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 02/28/2022

Celebrating Black Excellence! Douglass K-8 students hosted a live Black Wax Musuem for parents & community members. We are Black History! Scholars did an excellent job! Excellence is the Expectation! #DouglassSTRONG! 📚 Shelby County Schools - SCS

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 02/25/2022

90’s vibes today!!!! #ThrowBack #Booyah #DouglassStrong


It’s DK8 throwback Friday!!!

Photos from Douglass K-8 Optional School's post 02/25/2022

Brian Clay, thank you for selecting Douglass K-8 for the Greater Memphis Media, Inc @I LOVE READING initiative tour showcasing the book, “You Can Be ABCs” by Robert Samuel White, III (7 year old Memphis author)!

A special thank you to @Stephanie Nerissa White (Sam’s mom), National Douglass Alumni Corp, and members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Memphis Alphas for reading to our young scholars! SCS Family and Community Engagement Vearnon Woods

Our community understands that literacy is life! Douglass K-8 appreciates the continued support!


Come celebrate excellence with us on Feb. 28th for our Honors Program! Tour our Black History “Wax” Museum after the program. #DouglassSTRONG! #excellenceistheexpectation

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DK8 Drumline Debut! Way to go, Scholars!
Challenge Accepted!!! 😃
Choose Douglass! Choose Excellence!
DK8 understood the assignment! #SUPERTacky
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