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Obituary: Harvey “Duke” Harris III

Obituary: Harvey “Duke” Harris III

Rachael Prewitt and Ashley Holsclaw

In creative writing class, Mrs. Tara Wilkinson always told students to “follow our butterfly,” and she said that Dunbar graduate, 17 year-old Duke...  Read More »

Aug 18

The Legacy of Former Dunbar teacher, Patricia Esrael

The Legacy of Former Dunbar teacher, Patricia Esrael

Julia Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter

The words ‘teacher’, ‘friend’ and ‘mentor’ are just a few ways to describe Patricia Esrael. She taught in Lexington schools for nearly four decades and is remembered for the...  Read More »

May 26

Harassment and Discrimination Experienced by Lexington Catholic Students

Harassment and Discrimination Experienced by Lexington Catholic Students

Julia Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter

On Apr. 10, Bishop John Stowe led mass at Saint Peter Claver Catholic Church. At the end of the mass he addressed “the elephant in the room” – Lexington Ca...  Read More »

May 23

For Dummies: Shaving

For Dummies: Shaving

Kasey Sprague, Staff Reporter

Ahh... the dreaded time of the week when you have to shave your legs… if you are anything like me, this simple task turns into a scene from Jaws. While I am no expert, ...  Read More »

Aug 22

Class of 2016 Graduation

Class of 2016 Graduation

Courtney Brewer, Social Media Editor

With the end of the school year comes the bittersweet truth that is graduation. On May 27, seniors dressed up, put on their caps and gowns and gathered in Rupp Arena on...  Read More »

May 30

40 Things High School Has Taught Me

40 Things High School Has Taught Me

Paige Isaac, Staff Reporter

Looking back at my four years of high school, I’ve been to hell and back. I’ve experienced just about everything you could imagine. From awful relationships to health...  Read More »

May 23

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What are you most excited about for the Kentucky Derby?

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SAOTW (Swimming/Diving)

Brooks Marquette. Regionals will be held at Stivers Aquatic Center in Barbourville on Feb. 12 and 13.

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Goodbye Lamplighter

Maggie Davis, Editor-in-Chief

High school is a treacherous time. There’s school work and sporting events, school dances and friend drama. Over the course of four years, everyone changes and everyone...  Read More »

May 26, 2016

Go Out and Vote 2016

May 14, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Race has been one of the most extreme and memorable races in recent history. Despite how historic this election is shaping up to...  Read More »

Final Grade Calculator

Figure out what grade you need to get on your final in order to keep your grades up!
Enter your current grade in the box next to "current grade" and the grade you want to have into the box next to "desired grade." Click submit, and then the app will tell you what grade you need to get on your final!

Picnic On the Dawgwood 2016

Courtney Brewer, Staff Reporter

Dunbar's music department hosts a concert together at the end of each school year. The choirs, bands, and orchestras came together on May 13 to present an evening of music.

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May 15, 2016

Lemons into Lemonade: Analyzing Beyoncé’s Newest Album

April 28, 2016

The last two years have not been easy for Beyoncé fans. As the hype from...  Read More »

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