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Teachers Not Happy with Latest Pension Reform Bill

Teachers Not Happy with Latest Pension Reform Bill

February 21, 2018

In the midst of a pension crisis, teachers in Kentucky have been fighting for their "inviolable contract" for nearly a year. A group of Dunbar teachers and students went to Frankfort on Feb. 13 to meet with legislators to discuss pension reform. "It was a great experience," said junior Abby Wheatley, who has been following the pension issue. "I care about my teachers, and I can see how this is hurting t...

Boys’ Basketball Defeats West Jess.

Boys’ Basketball Defeats West Jess.

February 20, 2018

The bulldogs played West Jessamine on Feb. 13 and won with a score of 63-54.

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Regional Dive Meet

Regional Dive Meet

February 15, 2018

Girls’ Basketball Senior Night

Girls’ Basketball Senior Night

February 15, 2018

The lady bulldogs defeated Bryan Station on Feb. 9 with a score of 58-42.

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Remembering Jonghyun

Remembering Jonghyun

February 15, 2018

It was difficult to review Kim Jonghyun’s posthumous album Poet | Artist without shedding a few tears; not only because I was a fan of his, but also because of its bittersweet testament to his legacy. For those unfamiliar with Jonghyun, he was a successful singer-songwriter and lead vocalist of the K-Pop boy band, SHINee, until he committed suicide on Dec. 18, 2017. It was announced that he woul...

Voices Spoken

Voices Spoken

February 15, 2018

On Jan. 23 at 7:57 a.m., shots were fired at Marshall County High School, killing two students and injuring 17. One day earlier, a video of suspect Gabe Parker being bullied and teased was posted on Snapchat. It is speculated that there is a relationship between bullying and Parker’s act of violence. “Emotions are very very powerful and emotions drive a lot of our behavior such as love, forgiveness, hate...

Elizabeth Lippert signs to Southern Indiana

Elizabeth Lippert signs to Southern Indiana

February 15, 2018

Dunbar senior Elizabeth Lippert signed to continue her athletic and academic career at the University of Southern Indiana on Feb. 7. The girls’ soccer team had a very successful season going 10-4-3, and Lippert was a key contributor to the Bulldogs’ defense—one of the best in the state.  Lippert also had five goals in her career. “The thing I will miss most about high school is the teammates,”...

Student Parking Frustrations

Student Parking Frustrations

February 12, 2018

It was a quiet, calm morning at Dunbar High School until an announcement was made that the school was towing cars parked in unauthorized parking or without a parking permit. The result was a surge of students, scrambling to get their cars out of the parking lot, or to buy a permit at the last minute. Even though cars that have multiple citations are at a risk for towing, many upperclassmen still...

Baylee Lanter Commits to EKU

Baylee Lanter Commits to EKU

February 12, 2018

On Feb. 7, Senior Baylee Lanter decided to further her soccer career by signing her letter of commitment to play at Eastern Kentucky University. "I'm looking forward to being part of a new family and having new experiences in life...It's nice to know that you have a group of girls that have your back both on and off the field" she said. Lanter started off her high school career playing volleyball...

Wrestling City Tournament

Wrestling City Tournament

February 9, 2018

Dunbar’s Lockdown Procedures Explained

February 6, 2018

In this segment, WPLD reporters interviewed Associate Principal, Mr. Tony Blackman, and School Resource Officers Pedroche and Blair to find out exactly what to do during a lockdown drill.

Blog: Influential Women of History

Blog: Influential Women of History

February 6, 2018

Throughout history, women have left lasting impacts on literature, music, and politics that often go unrecognized. These 12 women have established themselves as leaders of historic proportions. Sappho (630-580 BCE) Born into an aristocratic family on the Greek Island of Lesbos, Sappho was one of the world’s first female writers. Most of her works were poems meant to be sung and paired with lyre...