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Connecting Dunbar’s Past to the Present

Connecting Dunbar’s Past to the Present

Rohan Palla, Staff Reporter

Dunbar was once an all-black high school in a time period when schools were ...

March 8No Comments

Dunbar Students Compete in District Science Fair

Dunbar Students Compete in District Science Fair

Mike Rosen, Staff Reporter

Over 700 FCPS students competed in the 33rd Annual Kentucky American Water Science...

February 24No Comments

What is PBIS?

What is PBIS?

Courtney Brewer and Yasuo Uno

The Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) committee, led by behavior spec...

February 202 Comments

Dunbar Students Participate in NCAA Bracket Challenges

Dunbar Students Participate in NCAA Bracket Challenges

Mike Rosen, Staff Reporter

March Madness has begun, and it's all about the NCAA. “It’s the most exciting...

March 21No Comments

First Annual Spring Break Sustainability Summit

First Annual Spring Break Sustainability Summit

Yoon Cho, Staff Reporter

Transylvania University's Sustainability Council and the Bluegrass Sustainabili...

March 20No Comments

What’s Your Song?

What’s Your Song?

Melissa Natour and Caroline Puckett

The Karaoke Club was founded by senior Nisarg Patil to give students the opportunit...

March 14No Comments

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We are Greater Than Fear

We are Greater Than Fear

Edith Cruz, Staff Reporter

Things are tense in our country, and I can feel it in our school. I understand firsthand the fears and concerns of our immigration population, particularly undocumented s...

February 18

Student Athlete of the Week (Brooke Hill)

Lauren Denham sits down with junior softball player Brooke Hill this week to discuss the softball team's upcoming season. This week's episode is brought...

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More Than a Half-Time Show

More Than a Half-Time Show

Arunmani Phravorachith, Writing Editor

As I look back at my time in the Dunbar color guard, it is clear to me that I had no idea ...

March 82 Comments

What I Learned in the Woods

What I Learned in the Woods

March 2

The Nature Reliance School located in Winchester, Kentucky, was founded by Craig Caudill who ...

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PLD Lamplighter constitutes a public forum. All content is STUDENT selected and produced. We've been "Illuminating the News, for the Students by the Students" continuously since 1990. The views here do not necessarily reflect the views of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School staff or administration.

Dunbar Students Showcase Musical Excellence

Deebha Adhikari, Staff Reporter

Recently, three Dunbar students had the opportunity to attend special music related programs: sophomores Andy Du and Emily Cooper, and junior Olivia Zastro. C...

March 17

PLD Drama Preparing to Bring It On

PLD Drama Preparing to Bring It On

Cristina Thorson and Matt Jones

  Bring It On The drama department is currently rehearsing Bring It On, a musical based on the film franchise of the same name that features element...

March 17

Dunbar Color Guard Hosts Audition Clinics

Dunbar Color Guard Hosts Audition Clinics

March 8

The Dunbar Color Guard is a performance ensemble that complements the m...

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