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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

Emily Liu

Emily Liu, Editor in Chief

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

A Farewell to Room 203

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,...

EIC Emily Liu and Brooke Bledsoe

“Hi, Guys!”

May 18, 2017

After some quick calculations, I have spent more than 1200 hours in Room 203. 1200. This means that for at least 20% of my high school life, these precious four years that one can never get back, I resided...

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...

Faculty Cup winners Addie Brown and Jack Stokley emceed the Senior Awards on May 10.

2017 Senior Awards Night

May 11, 2017

This year, Senior Awards were handled a little differently. "We asked students how they would like to improve the event, and one of the suggestions was to have students be more involved," said Guidance...

Senior Emily Liu and her roommate, Michigan representative Erykah Benson, in front of the Capitol Building.

Free Spirit ’16: A Week in the Capitol

December 1, 2016

This summer, I was given the honor of attending one of the most prestigious scholastic journalism conferences: the five-day-long Al Neuharth Free Spirit Journalism Conference, made up of 51 students, one...

Business Manager Arya Shoa is excited about his new Apple Watch.

What You Need to Know About the New Apple Products

September 16, 2016

Business Manager Arya Shoa is excited about his new Apple Watch.

Broadcast editor, Maddie Carter studies hard for her next test.

Five Dunbar Students Achieve Perfect ACT Scores

September 7, 2016

Broadcast editor, Maddie Carter studies hard for her next test.

A Real Look at Dunbars

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...

Students compete at the 2016 KYSEF at EKU.

Dunbar Students Shine at 2016 Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair

April 15, 2016

On Mar. 26, some enjoyed their first day of Spring Break by relaxing or vacationing the day away, and others competed in the 14th Annual Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair. After sweeping their way...

Mallory Burrows shows a heartfelt smile while Halkeiem Lewis is down on one knee during the pep rally promposal.

Love Doesn’t Count Chromosomes

March 17, 2016

Promposals, asking someone to prom in a public and elaborate way, have been a tradition in high school culture for the past decade, and they seem to be getting bigger and better every year. Arguably, the...

2015 All-City Football Team

December 18, 2015

Congratulations to the following for making the 2015 All-City Football Team: 1st Team Offense: Dontell Brown   1st Team Defense: Nick Martin LaDarrius Morton 2nd Team Offense: Jefferson...

What You Need to Know for the New PSAT

What You Need to Know for the New PSAT

October 6, 2015

The PSAT is a national standardized test for high school Juniors. Doing well on the PSAT is the only way students can be eligible and qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program, which provides...

Student Athlete of the Week (Volleyball)

September 16, 2015

First SAOTW of the year! Enjoy!

WPLD Sept. 8 Broadcast

September 8, 2015

First WPLD broadcast of the year!

Dunbar Cheer Summer Clinic

Dunbar Cheer Summer Clinic

May 27, 2015

The nationally-recognized Dunbar Cheer Team is opening summer clinics every Wednesday from 9am-12pm from June 3 to August 5 (except for June 1 and 9) for students in Kindergarten to 5th Grade who want...

Dunbar Art Students Receive High Honors

Dunbar Art Students Receive High Honors

May 18, 2015

Dunbar senior Noah Poirier won 1st place and $100 for his painting, The Envy of All Men, in the Fifth Annual Living Arts and Science Center High School Exhibit.PLD also had two honorable mentions...

Dunbar Summer Baseball Camp

Dunbar Summer Baseball Camp

May 18, 2015

Dunbar Baseball will be hosting a camp 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. from June 8-10 at the baseball field. The camp is open to children ages 5-12. According to head coach, Mr. Seth Knight, camp activities will include...


Students Celebrate Culture from Around the World

April 8, 2015

The Dunbar Culture Fair has been a Dunbar tradition since 2002. Although the fair was held this year from March 25-26, students in the Dunbar Cultural Society begin preparing for the fair in January....

The PLD Young Democrats and PLD Young Republicans advertise their clubs through their respective political mascots.

PLD’s Political Clubs

December 19, 2014

The political scene here at Dunbar is tense with fierce rivalry-on one side, the small but sturdy group that composes the Young Democrats Club, while on the other hand, the crowded but strong Young Republicans...

November 2014

November 6, 2014

June 2014

June 6, 2014

The National Annual Day of Silence

April 22, 2014

The Day of Silence is an annual event held in early April in which students around the nation do not speak for the entirety of the day to protest the harassment and silencing of lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

Lexington’s African American Trail

February 25, 2014

The African American Heritage Trail runs through downtown Lexington and includes notable sites that are important to black history. It includes historic churches and buildings as well as historic grounds...

Cross Country’s New Coach

October 21, 2013

Ever since English teacher Zachary Ivester became the cross country coach this year, new methods, with results, have been brought to the team. This cross country season, Ivester’s love for running...

February 2012

February 6, 2012

November 2010

November 6, 2010

October 2010

October 6, 2010

October 2009

October 6, 2009

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