Paul Laurence Dunbar High School


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Final Exam Schedule
May 23
May 24
May 25
B1 Final A1 Final B1 A1
B2 A2 B2 Final A2 Final
B4 A4 B3 A3
B3 Final A3 Final B4 Final A4 Final

Important Senior Information

You must have a Dunbar cap and gown in order to walk at graduation. If you have ordered your cap and gown and do not have it, please call Jostens at 277-7384 as soon as possible to ensure that you will have it by graduation. If you have not ordered it, you need to call immediately. Orders were place last October and most have already been delivered.

All fees must be paid and books returned (or paid for) before May 26. Students who owe fees of any kind or have not returned books (during the four years you were here at Dunbar) will be called out at rehearsal to pay or call home for parents to bring payments or return items. We don't want to inconvenience any student and want this day to be a totally enjoyable and memorable day. Please take care of all the "business" before Thursday, May 26! If you have any questions about your account as it stands currently, you can check Infinite Campus Fees or call 381-3546. Final billing was mailed out to senior parents the week of April 18th.

March of Dimes Fundraiser

FCCLA will be participating in the Greater Bluegrass annual March of Dimes fundraiser. Last year we raised $1500. This year our goal is to raise $2500 or more. We can do this if every person at PLD would give just $1 or more. Please go to this link, click on the following; Teams, Join a Team, and Find a Team. In the search box type "Dunbar." You can donate here. Thank you for all of your support!

SBDM Parent Election

We have four parent SBDM  council positions open for the 2016-17 school year. Parent applicants have submitted statements detailing their experience and professional qualifications. You may review these in the school office from now until May 4th. In order to cast your vote, please complete the ballot and place it in the SBDM box in the school office by the end of the school day May 4. We will announce the names of the elected members via the PLD website and at the SBDM meeting in May.

Graduation Day is Set!

Dunbar graduation will be at 4 PM on Friday May 27th at Rupp Arena.

Snow Make-up Days have been set
  • May 25 - B day
  • May 26 - A day

For a parent to make phone number and/or email change requests in Parent Portal:
  1. Log into Parent Portal on a desktop or laptop computer. Parents will be unable to make changes through the Campus Portal App.
  2. Under Family, cilck Family Members. 
  3. Click Update on the appropriate family member.
  4. Make changes as needed.
  5. Click Send Update.
  6. The request will be sent to IAKSS. Requests will be monitored at IAKSS Monday through friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. Our goal is to have all requests approved or denied withing 48 hours.

TranscriptButton Parents and students who have questions concerning Parchment,  please read below...

Several mistakes are being made when creating accounts that prevents Parchment from matching the transcript requests with what we send to Parchment.   The following mistakes have been the most common mistakes and are taking time to be resolved:

  • Using a nickname instead of your real name.
  • Misspelled student names
  • Parents completing the requests and using parent's information like birth year instead of the student's info.

These mistakes can be prevented by using the registration code that was given to the students (once by hard copy and sent twice to their student email).

If you have requested a transcript via Parchment rest assured that the transcript will be delivered.  If you have not yet requested your final transcript,  please use the registration code to create your Parchment account and complete your request ASAP!

Leave the original info about Parchment as well as the Parchment button.

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