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

Matt Jones

Matt Jones, Staff Reporter

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Dunbar Track and Field Update

Yasuo Uno and Matt Jones April 21, 2017

  The Dunbar boys’ and girls’ track and field teams have kicked off their season. Last season, the boys’ team came in second overall as a team and their 4x400 meter relay team won...

DanceBlue Preview 2017

Yasuo Uno, Staff Reporter April 12, 2017

The Student Council is hosting PLD DanceBlue this year which will take place on April 14 in the gym. This fundraising event will support the kids of the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Pediatric...

The dance team in uniform with Coach Champe.

Dancing Dogs End Season on a High Kick

Matt Jones, Cristina Thorson, and Maya Anjur March 23, 2017

Dunbar’s dance team competed for a national title at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex where the nation’s best dance teams converged to perform their themed routines. This year, Dunbar's routine...

PLD Drama Preparing to Bring It On

Cristina Thorson and Matt Jones March 17, 2017

  Bring It On The drama department is currently rehearsing Bring It On, a musical based on the film franchise of the same name that features elements of cheer, hip-hop and rap. “We have...

Dunbar’s Experience Based Career Education Program

Matt Jones, Staff Reporter March 6, 2017

Experience Based Career Education (EBCE) is a program that allows FCPS seniors participate in internships of their choice. The program fills four blocks on a student's schedule (two each day), and students...

Wrestler Andres Calleja to Represent Dunbar at State

Matt Jones and Mike Rosen February 13, 2017

Wrestling is a highly intensive sport, but senior captain Andres Calleja excels at his incredibly difficult regimen for PLD wrestling. Calleja, who has a record of 25-10, is the only Dunbar wrestler who...

Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer

Matt Jones, Staff Reporter January 21, 2017

Arnold Palmer was one of the greatest golfers and athletes of all time, leaving us on Sep. 25. Very few have ever rivaled his brand. 2016 took him from us, and golf will never be the same. Many athletes...

District Says No to Non-Traditional Instruction Days

District Says ‘No’ to Non-Traditional Instruction Days

Matt Jones and Cristina Thorson January 6, 2017

Our first snow day may be here, but the issue of how Fayette County – and Dunbar – will handle missed assignments has been decided. During the 2014 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly,...

Reigning in Rivalry, Bulldogs Defeat Generals Again

Reigning in Rivalry, Bulldogs Defeat Generals Again

Matt Jones, Staff Reporter December 9, 2016

The historied rivalry between Lafayette and Dunbar added another chapter as Dunbar continued their reign, defeating the Generals at home on Dec. 6 for the second straight year, 85-57. The win moved...

Twitter account @Crossprobs posted about Matt Inman and Mikah Bailey

Cross Country Runner Sacrifices Race for Downed Teammate

Matt Jones, Staff Reporter November 9, 2016

During the last stretch of the cross country meet on Nov. 5, Dunbar student and Cross Country senior Matt Inman noticed that his teammate, senior Mikah Bailey, began to struggle. Bailey soon fell to his...

Bulldogs Win 6-1 in Elite Eight Match

Bulldogs Win 6-1 in Elite Eight Match

Julia Radhakrishnan, Staff Photographer October 31, 2016

The PLD boys' soccer team played South Laurel in the Elite Eight soccer game, winning with a score of 6-1. The semifinals and finals of the state tournament will move to Bryan Station on Nov. 3. Game...

Game of Thrones Predictions

Game of Thrones Predictions

Matt Jones and Abigail Hendren October 3, 2016

Another explosive season of Game of Thrones has come and gone. The last episode alone left behind tremendous repercussions. Beware, there are spoilers ahead. Let’s take a look at what happened...

Staff reporter Lauren Denham donning her future homes spiritwear.

Lauren Denham Commits to UK

Matt Jones, Staff Reporter September 12, 2016

Dunbar swimmer, Lauren Denham, committed to swim at the University of Kentucky this summer. Living in Lexington for the majority of her life, Denham said she’s been a loyal UK fan for as long as she...

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