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Volleyball Wins First Round Of State

Volleyball Wins First Round Of State

November 7, 2017

The Dunbar Girls' Volleyball team has had a very successful season, coming out as Region and District champions. On Nov 3 they swept Rowan County in the first round. The next day, the girls fell just short of winning the second round against South Warren in the Elite 8. We are very proud of them!

In Honor of Our Veterans

November 7, 2017

Every year on Veteran's Day, the staff of PLD Lamplighter takes time to honor veterans and to thank them for their service. We salute you!

Carpool Karaoke

November 6, 2017

In our second installment of carpool karaoke, several Dunbar faculty members and the PLD Lamplighter staff teamed up to rock out to Journey's "Don't Stop Believing."

Dunbar Alum Authors Scientific Publication

Dunbar Alum Authors Scientific Publication

November 1, 2017

Emily Liu, a member of Dunbar's graduating class of 2017, was a student in the Math, Science and Technology Center (MSTC). Liu completed a 360-hour Capstone Research Project at the University of Kentucky during her senior year, and on Oct. 12 her research was published in the 14th volume of Preventing Chronic Diseases (PCD), a journal published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  It also won the 2017 Student Research Paper...

Dunbar Orchestra Presents Spooktacular Concert

Dunbar Orchestra Presents Spooktacular Concert

October 31, 2017

Dunbar's Orchestra began practicing for their October concert on the first day of school. An annual event, the Spooktacular Concert is highly anticipated not only because of the performances, but also because of the costumes.  Symphony, String and Concert Bands played fan favorites under the direction of Mrs. Anna Watts and Mrs. Rebecca Goff.

ESL Students Embrace Halloween Traditions

ESL Students Embrace Halloween Traditions

October 31, 2017

On Tuesday, French and English as Second Language (ESL) teacher Mrs. Jennifer McNely, celebrated Halloween with her students. In her A3 English Development Class, her students had the chance to carve pumpkins. “This class is a lot like a French one or Spanish one class," Mrs. McNely said. "They learn the English language, as well as the cultural aspects.” Since Halloween is an important cu...

The Student Voice Team at Dunbar

October 28, 2017

The Dunbar Student Voice Team learns more about how the school works, and what it looks like "behind the scenes" for teachers and administrators. The work of the team is also connected to College and Career readiness standards because it follows the guidelines for student empowerment, leadership and independence. This year there are 40 students on the team who represent a diverse community o...

Volleyball Wins Region Semi-Finals Over Station

Volleyball Wins Region Semi-Finals Over Station

October 27, 2017

Dunbar Volleyball won the regionals semi-finals on Oct. 25 against Bryan Station High School. The team worked diligently against Bryan Station in the first half, but after that, the Bulldogs pulled out a win. According to sophomore Eleanor Davis, a middle hitter for the team, "We survived, and we moved forward, which is all we needed to do."