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Technical Schools available to Dunbar Students

Technical Schools available to Dunbar Students

October 7, 2018

Technical schools, also known as technical colleges, give students an opportunity to specialize in a career or interest of their choice. Students can choose from areas like technology, family consumer science, nursing, arts, cosmetology and many other subjects of interest. Along with a diploma students can earn an associates degree in some areas. Dunbar partners with Southside Technical, Eas...

PLD’s National Merit Semi-Finalists

PLD’s National Merit Semi-Finalists

October 7, 2018

This year, Dunbar is proud to have 33 National Merit semifinalists. The National Merit scholarship program was created in 1955. It is a national competition that can result in student recognition along with academic scholarships. To enter the program students must take the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT), more commonly known as the Preliminary SAT (PSAT). Students must score with...

Senior Tailgate 2018

Senior Tailgate 2018

October 7, 2018

Senior Tailgate, an annual Dunbar tradition, was held on the evening of Sept.  28. Hosted by the senior executive board, the tailgate featured a cook-off, live music, and games.

Dunbar joins National Science Olympiad with new chapter

Dunbar joins National Science Olympiad with new chapter

October 7, 2018

Over the past few years, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related activities seem to have exploded in popularity. Previous science based clubs at Dunbar have been targeted towards highly concentrated areas of STEM fields, but juniors Stephen Yin, John Adkins, William Ding, and Mohammad Rashad along with Mrs. Keia Scott-Newsome plan to change that with the introduction of a new...

Dr. Ford’s testimony is still important for women

Dr. Ford’s testimony is still important for women

October 7, 2018

Earlier this month, allegations of sexual assault and misconduct halted Federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court of the United States. This led to public hearings, an FBI investigation, and a quick turnaround vote in the Senate. Despite all of that, Kavanaugh was confirmed to fill the vacancy created by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on Saturday. The allega...

Bulldogs Suffer a Huge Loss to Henry Clay Blue Devils

Bulldogs Suffer a Huge Loss to Henry Clay Blue Devils

October 5, 2018

On Oct. 4, the Dunbar Bulldogs played the Henry Clay Blue Devils at Dunbar. Last years match up between these two teams ended with Henry Clay coming out on top, winning by 42 points. Two years ago, however, the Bulldogs came out on top, winning by 19 points. The Bulldogs looked rough as the rain fell during the game, losing by 32 points. The pressure placed on Dunbar by Henry Clay was intense....

Dunbar Rolls Over Lafayette for Second Season Win

Dunbar Rolls Over Lafayette for Second Season Win

October 2, 2018

The first game in the Dunbar-Lafayette rivalry was played on September 28. It resulted in a Dunbar victory, with 28 points to the Generals’ 24. The first points of the game were scored by #34 Jaylen Lawson of Lafayette, who made an 87-yard run. They failed to make a point conversion, however. Lafayette gained the lead, with Dunbar 0-6. Soon after, Lafayette gained a higher advantage after #...

What’s Your Green Dot?

September 30, 2018

In 1999, Dr. Dorothy Edwards introduced the Green Dot program at the University of Kentucky after she began seeing bystanders step in to stop "red dot behaviors" such as sexual harassment and assault and verbal and physical abuse. Several student groups at UK realized how big of an issue this was and they worked with Dr. Edwards to implement Green Dot on their campus.  The program is a bystander intervention program which ...

Bulldogs Sweep The Eagles

Bulldogs Sweep The Eagles

September 28, 2018

Last season, Dunbar beat the Eagles by winning the first three sets. Going into this matchup, Dunbar was ranked 6th and LCA was ranked 16th. The Dunbar Bulldogs beat the LCA Eagles by winning the first three sets.  The first set was won by Dunbar with a score of 25 to 11. Dunbar also won the second set with a score of 25 to 14. Dunbar closed out the third set with a score of 25 to 17. There was ...

Welcoming Dunbar’s New Teachers

Welcoming Dunbar’s New Teachers

September 27, 2018

Mrs. Amanda Brandenburg Mrs. Brandenburg, who has been teaching for 12 years, has digital literacy and engineering classes. In her first five years of teaching, she taught math, which drove her passion for engineering. “I discovered that engineering was way more fun,” said Mrs. Brandenburg. “But we always apply it, and we know why we’re doing the math.” She attended the University o...

Dunbar’s Marching Band’s REDemption

Dunbar’s Marching Band’s REDemption

September 20, 2018

Marching Band’s production, REDemption, is about coming back from a loss. It's about going from bad and choosing to be better. “Last year’s show, Whirl, was the first time in years we didn’t make it to finals," freshman Daniel Roenker said.  "So this year we’re supposed to be redeeming ourselves from last year."  On Sept. 15 the marching band competed against 12 other schools at Boyle County High School, and they won the music caption. The music caption means th...