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2017 Faculty Cup Winners Announced

2017 Faculty Cup Winners Announced

Dunbar is proud to announce the winners of this year's senior faculty cup. Voted...

April 17, 2017No Comments

Choosing the Right College

Choosing the Right College

Layne Robinson, Staff Reporter

Of the numerous pathways the graduates of the class of 2017 will take, most include...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Retired But Not Forgotten

Retired But Not Forgotten

Julia Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter

After 27 years serving Fayette County Public Schools, Mr. Jim Adams retired on March ...

March 29, 2017No Comments

Taking Summer School To Get Ahead

Taking Summer School To Get Ahead

Deebha Adhikari, Staff Reporter

All Dunbar students are required to have physical education and health credits to...

April 23, 2017No Comments

PLD in Pictures: Dunbar Prom 2017

PLD in Pictures: Dunbar Prom 2017

Abigail Wheatley and Vicky Chen

For the first time in several years, Dunbar held its prom off campus. This year,...

April 23, 2017No Comments

Students to Host Discussion of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why

Students to Host Discussion of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why

Deebha Adhikari, Staff Reporter

Thirteen Reasons Why is a Netflix original show based on a book written by Jay Asher, that ...

April 21, 2017No 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, 2017

Student Athlete of the Week (Matthew Halpin)

Sophomore Matthew Halpin discusses his experiences on the PLD Tennis team with Lauren Denham in this week's episode 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 Fashion Show

PLD Fashion Show

Abigail Wheatley and Remy Milburn

April 3, 2017

Dancing Dogs End Season on a High Kick

Dancing Dogs End Season on a High Kick

Matt Jones, Cristina Thorson, and Maya Anjur

Dunbar’s dance team competed for a national title at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex where the nation’s best dance teams converged to perform thei...

March 23, 2017

Dunbar Students Showcase Musical Excellence

Dunbar Students Showcase Musical Excellence

March 17, 2017

Recently, three Dunbar students had the opportunity to attend special m...

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