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Orchestra at India Day

Orchestra at India Day

September 19, 2016

Dunbar's Symphonic-level orchestra performed on Sunday at the India Day Festival put on by the Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society

What You Need to Know About the New Apple Products

What You Need to Know About the New Apple Products

September 16, 2016

It’s that time again. The much-anticipated Apple Keynote event took place last Wednesday, Sept. 7 and as always Apple had much in store. The new products ranged from the innovative Apple Watch Series 2, to the new Apple Airpods and, of course, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. But the question is, what do these new products bring to the table for the typical Apple consumer? Should you abandon your o...

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Will the Movie Live Up to the Book?

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Will the Movie Live Up to the Book?

September 15, 2016

Tracing the photos left behind by his dead grandfather, protagonist Jacob Portman tries to find closure and ends up on the island of Wales. On the island, Jacob tries to solve the mystery of his grandfather’s tall tales about peculiar children. Although Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is not as popular a series as Harry Potter and A Series of Unfortunate Events, it captured the atten...

PLD Marching Band’s New Season

PLD Marching Band’s New Season

September 9, 2016

Led by Ms. Teresa Elliott, the PLD marching band is one of the largest programs at the school with nearly 130 participants. With the help of Assistant Director, Mr. Brian Morgan, Color Guard Director, Brian Robinso, and Drum Majors, senior Abby Schweighardt, senior Corrie Hunter and junior Carlie Fugate, the band has been working all sumhad on the show, Ever After, a combination of three classic ...

Picnic On the Dawgwood 2016

Picnic On the Dawgwood 2016

May 15, 2016

Dunbar's music department hosts a concert together at the end of each school year. The choirs, bands, and orchestras came together on May 13 to present an evening of music.

Lemons into Lemonade: Analyzing Beyoncé’s Newest Album

Lemons into Lemonade: Analyzing Beyoncé’s Newest Album

April 28, 2016

The last two years have not been easy for Beyoncé fans. As the hype from her game-changing BEYONCÉ wore off, the Beyhive began to wonder exactly what their queen was doing. 2016 gave the world a controversial surprise music video, a jam-packed Superbowl performance, an activewear line and a tour, but fans still wanted more. And on Apr. 23, they were finally given the album they craved. On Apr...

Practically Perfect: Mary Poppins Review

Practically Perfect: Mary Poppins Review

April 28, 2016

Each year, Dunbar’s drama department puts on a spring musical to perform for both school and outside audiences. In 2015, they chose to produce Legally Blonde Jr., which was a huge hit among all audiences. This year, the drama department worked all winter on the performance of the classic Mary Poppins. First performed for a school audience on Wed., Apr. 13, shows lasted until the following Sun...

Remembering Prince

April 22, 2016

2016 has been a tough year for music lovers, and yesterday, there were certainly doves crying all over the world. Prince, the legendary musical genius, died at age 57 at his studio in Minneapolis. All over the world, fans are mourning the death of the man behind timeless songs like "Purple Rain," and "Little Red Corvette." Although many students at Dunbar are familiar with his music, the impa...

Journalists In the “Spotlight”

Journalists In the “Spotlight”

April 5, 2016

Journalists are often perceived as deceitful, but in the movie, Spotlight, they save many people by allowing them to be heard when they could not speak up. In this movie, based off of a true story, a team of journalists investigates a scandal about a Catholic priest in Boston who sexually abused children. Once the journalists dig deeper into this story, they find out information about other priests that has been ke...

PLD Teacher Portraits

March 22, 2016

Mrs. Rachael Pawley’s Painting I classes did a project in which students were asked to paint a portrait of their favorite teacher. The process took about three weeks to complete, and started with a simple photograph. “They took a picture of their teacher,” said Mrs. Pawley, “and they posturized (turned black and white) it in the library.” The activity had two purposes. One was to...

Dunbar Students Weigh in on Deadpool

Dunbar Students Weigh in on Deadpool

March 15, 2016

Marvel movies are traditionally popular because they appeal to people of almost every age group. But Deadpool broke the mold when it was revealed to be rated R for violence, sexual content and suggestive language. Deadpool is not a typical superhero movie, because the title character is not a typical hero. After talking to several Dunbar students and staff, they can all agree on one thing: The movie...

PLD Orchestra Concert at UK Singletary Center

PLD Orchestra Concert at UK Singletary Center

March 6, 2016

Dunbar’s top three orchestra levels performed at UK’s Singletary Center For the Arts on March 4.