Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

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Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Brooke Bledsoe

Brooke Bledsoe, Editor-in-chief

Brooke Bledsoe is a senior this year. She has been on the Lamplighter staff for 4 years now. This year she shares Editor-in-Chief responsibilities with Emily Liu. Brooke enjoys hiking, napping, eating, and spending time with Eli Blevins. <3

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Editors-in-Chief Emily Liu and Brooke Bledsoe with Lamplighter advisor Wendy Turner

A Farewell to Room 203

Emily Liu and Brooke Bledsoe May 18, 2017

From the first freshmen on staff to co Editors-in-Chief, our memories here at Lamplighter are unimaginable. For our traditional EIC farewell article, we’ve decided to each write each write our own piece,...

2016-2017 Lamplighter Staff

“I’m Dropping”

Brooke Bledsoe, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2017

As graduation day approaches, I have began to realize that the cliche saying “High school is the best four years of your life,” is actually accurate. Although these four years at Dunbar have been full...

Seniors Attend Scavenger Hunt at UK

Seniors Attend Scavenger Hunt at UK

Brooke Bledsoe, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2017

For the last six years, Dual Credit Senior English students end the semester with college preparatory activities including a scavenger hunt on the campus of University of Kentucky. "I got the idea...

Trinity Gay was escorted to prom by Dunbar graduate Will Allen, who now attends the University of Alabama where he runs track.

Honoring Trinity

Kaden Gaylord and Brooke Bledsoe October 17, 2016

Early Sunday morning on Oct. 16, Lafayette sophomore, Trinity Gay, lost her life due to a tragic shooting. An up and coming track star, and the daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay, Trinity was at Cookout,...

A Real Look at Dunbars

Emily Liu and Brooke Bledsoe August 6, 2016

Recently, there has been a rise across the nation of Xanax abuse by students, sometimes even in school. According to the Partnership for a Drug Free America, one in 11 high school seniors have abused...

Superintendent Visits Dunbar Class

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter March 4, 2016

On Mar. 2, FCPS Superintendent Manny Caulk visited Mrs. Wendy Turner's B1 Senior English class to discuss their reading of Amanda Ripley's book, The Smartest Kids in the World. Superintendent Caulk will...

Mr. Swango challenged Mr. Reed to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

We Have Been Challenged!

August 21, 2014

Mr. Swango challenged Mr. Reed to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Color Me Rad Comes to Lex

Brooke Bledsoe, Staff Reporter April 24, 2014

Not many people could say that running 5ks could be considered “fun” but the Color Me Rad 5k is a different story. The atmosphere is very friendly and upbeat everyone was enjoying themselves and having...

Tips for Surviving Valentine’s Day

Brooke Bledsoe , Staff Reporter February 12, 2014

Everyone has his or her fair share of awkward moments, but the worst ones arguably happen on Valentine’s Day. I have compiled many ways you can avoid these moments and here are my tips: Tip 1: Just...

I Shopped and Survived: Diary of a Mad Black Friday Shopper

Brooke Bledsoe , Staff Reporter December 17, 2013

Dear Diary, Everyone loves Thanksgiving dinner and being able to spend time with their families, but after dinner the adventure begins…  Black Friday. I’m not really into shopping, but I love going...

Upcoming Runs in Central Kentucky

Brooke Bledsoe, Staff Reporter October 9, 2013

Every year brings new running events to Kentucky. Many people love to take part in these sorts of family fun activities. Some of the events are family oriented some are season based and others are competitive...

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