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Dunbar’s Carpool Karaoke

September 19, 2017

Teachers and students at Dunbar worked together to lip sync a classic rock song all in the name of school spirit!

Ed Sheeran’s Concert Draws Fans from PLD

Ed Sheeran’s Concert Draws Fans from PLD

September 8, 2017

Even though it was a school night, many Dunbar teachers and students were excited about Sheeran's Thursday night concert. They, like many other fans,  waited months for Sheeran’s coveted new album to be released after he went offline for a year to unplug, and to "nurture his musical roots."  His hiatus seems to have only made him stronger as an artist. During the evening's set, he alternate...

Class of 2017 Graduation Gallery

Class of 2017 Graduation Gallery

May 26, 2017

The commencement ceremony for Dunbar's graduating class of 2017 was held on May 24 at Rupp Arena.

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A Non-Traditional Path

May 18, 2017

Many of Dunbar’s seniors are looking forward to starting college in the fall, but some seniors will be pursuing a different path such as taking a gap year, working, or pursuing new challenges and interests. Senior Mackenzie Clay will be attending the Air Force Academy in Colorado this fall. “I have always had a passion for service, and my family has a military background so I wanted to ...

Dunbar Student Travels to Frankfort and D.C.for Kentucky Animal Rights

Dunbar Student Travels to Frankfort and D.C.for Kentucky Animal Rights

May 18, 2017

Dunbar junior Kailey Boyles recently traveled to Frankfort, Kentucky, to discuss state legislature concerning animal welfare. Boyles’ in-depth research on animal rights began during her English class essay under the guidance of Mrs. Tara Wilkinson. Her research on the topic prompted her to write a letter to a representative of Kentucky government. She addressed the letter to Congressman Yarmut...

Not Exactly What We Expected

May 17, 2017

Dunbar seniors share the differences between their expectation of high school versus reality of their experiences at PLD over the past four years.

Everything You Should Know about FCPS Lunch Programs

Everything You Should Know about FCPS Lunch Programs

May 15, 2017

As a rule, students complain about cafeteria food. It is a phenomenon that can be seen on television, in the media and in daily life. However, few students are aware of the behind-the-scenes processes that goes into putting food on their trays. "They serve us food... I mean, what else is there?" said sophomore Kevin Jing. In reality, FCPS Child Nutrition is a 25 million dollar self-supporting organization co...

Dunbar’s Memorial Garden’s Annual Plant Sale

Dunbar’s Memorial Garden’s Annual Plant Sale

May 11, 2017

The Memorial Garden's annual native plant sale will be held on May 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of PLD.

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