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Dunbar Student Speaks At National Gun Violence Awareness Day 2017

Dunbar Student Speaks At National Gun Violence Awareness Day 2017

Abby Hendren, Editor-in-Chief

June 2 marked National Gun Violence Awareness day. National landmarks such as the Empire...

June 3, 2017No Comments

2017 Senior Awards Night

2017 Senior Awards Night

Emily Liu, Editor-in-Chief

This year, Senior Awards were handled a little differently. "We asked students...

May 11, 20173 Comments

Senior Class Sponsors Provide Graduation Information

Senior Class Sponsors Provide Graduation Information

Addie Brown, Broadcast Editor

For those who missed the meeting on May 11, the senior class sponsors Mrs. Debra...

May 11, 2017No Comments

Class of 2017 Graduation Gallery

Class of 2017 Graduation Gallery

Sharon Chen and Nunu Vorkpor, Staff Photographers

The commencement ceremony for Dunbar's graduating class of 2017 was held on May 24 at Rupp Arena.

May 26, 2017No Comments

A Non-Traditional Path

A Non-Traditional Path

Julia Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter

Many of Dunbar’s seniors are looking forward to starting college in the fall, b...

May 18, 2017No Comments

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Our Favorite High School Memories

Our Favorite High School Memories

Jon Little, Staff Reporter

With graduation just around the corner, many seniors recalled some of their favorite memories they had while attending Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. Many of these m...

May 19, 2017

Final Student Athlete of the Week 2016-17 (Lauren Denham)

Our host Lauren Denham completes the final SAOTW episode changing roles to become the interviewee. This week's episode is sponsored by the Tutoring Club....

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Crazy Kentucky Weather

Crazy Kentucky Weather

Cristina Thorson, Staff Reporter

Even though the first day of spring was March 20, there is some uncertainty as to how consistent the n...

March 24, 2017No Comments

More Than a Half-Time Show

More Than a Half-Time Show

March 8, 2017

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

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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.
Incriminating Ink Celebrates 15 Years

Incriminating Ink Celebrates 15 Years

Julia Radhakrishnan and Santiago Duque

  Dunbar's literary magazine, Incriminating Ink, is a collection of poems, illustrations, short stories and photographs created by  students. Every year, the c...

June 6, 2017

Dunbar Drama Presents Bring it On!

Dunbar Drama Presents Bring it On!

Cristina Thorson, Staff Reporter

The Dunbar drama department performed Bring It On!, a contemporary show featuring elements of cheerleading, dance and hip-hop. It was based on the book written by J...

May 12, 2017

Hit the Road, Jack

Hit the Road, Jack

May 12, 2017

Let's "Hit the Road, Jack" one last time with Geek Squad editor, Jack Stokley.

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