Principal: Betsy Rains
Associate Principals: Tony Blackman, Nancy Hill, Andrea Tinsley
Administrative Deans: Liz Pelphrey and Tonya Merritt
Behavior Specialist: Erin Adcock
Secretaries: Ellen Fore, Jamie Cheak, Kathy Ginn
Bookkeeper: Diana Rolph
Attendance Clerks: JoAnn Boyd and Laura Adams Phone (859) 381-3552 Fax (859) 381-4975
Counselors: Deanna Smith (Head Counselor), Kelly Krusich, Melissa Long, Antonio Melton, Kristin Studle, Derrick Thomas(859) 381-3554
Registrar: Carole Humkey
Guidance Secretaries: Jessica Gibson and Judy Drury
Social Worker: Steve Duerson
Psychologists: Jill Rogers and Courtney Bishop
College and Career Secretary: Judy Drury
Librarian: Summer Perry (859) 381-3546, ext. 2003
Cafeteria Manager: Kelly Herriford (859) 381-3561
Our Mission Statement:
"Dunbar High School’s faculty and staff, in partnership with parents and community members, empower students to achieve high standards for academics, integrity, leadership, and citizenship."
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
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PLD LitCon was a great success!
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PTSA Financial Aid Meeting
Dunbar's PTSA is having a guest speaker at their next meeting on October 17th at 6:30 in the PLD Library. Joylyn Noe, from the financial aid office of the University of Kentucky, will be presenting information on college financial aid and the general process of applying for aid. All parents are invited to attend and ask questions.
PTSA Reflections Contest
“What is Your Story?” is the theme for the PTSA Reflections Art Program contest for 2016-17. Information and student entry forms are available in the main office or by downloading here. Students may submit an entry into one or more of the categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography and Visual Arts. Entries are due by October 12th in Ms. Banks’ room.
Attached is information and copy of the entry form for this year's 16th District PTA 5K which will be held at Keeneland on December 4. If your organization has two individuals sign up, half of their entry fee will go to your club so get your clubs, sports, and organizations involved. Entry forms are available in the front office in English and Spanish or you can register online at www.PTA5K.com. GET EXCITED AND GET INVOLVED.
Senior Cap and Gown Orders
Jostens will be returning to Dunbar on Wednesday, October 12, to take late Senior Orders for caps and gowns. If you were unable to order in September and want to ensure early delivery plus special pricing , please mark your calendar to bring your orders in on this date. They will be in the gym concession stand between 11:30 and 2:00. The only item that is required is the cap/gown/tassel package but packages with announcements, souvenir mugs and tassels, etc. are also available. Price on the special package does increase later in the year, so please don't wait too long. If you have any questions, please call Jostens at 277-7384.
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