Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

 

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To seniors attending the dinner dance:

The senior dinner dance is Saturday, Feb. 18th at the Lexington Downtown Hilton Hotel from 7 - Midnight.

YOU MUST HAVE YOUR TICKET TO ENTER!! Tickets are non-transferable unless it has been approved by Ms. Reaguer in advance. We want this to be an enjoyable, SAFE night for everyone - so be sure you are aware of the following:

  1. You must arrive no later than 7:30 to be admitted to the dance.
  2. This is a school function so ALL school rules apply.
  3. You will be thoroughly checked at the door for alcohol and drugs.
  4. If you leave the function you will not be able to return.
  5. Any violations could result in not walking at graduation and not going on the senior trip as well as being suspended.

We are making you aware so there are no excuses for violating any rules. We do not want anyone to get in trouble. Your sponsors, officers and executive board members have been working hard to make this a special and memorable event. Please cooperate with us to make it a successful night! If there are any further questions please contact Ms. Reaguer (rm 405).


Congratulations Cheerleaders!

The PLD Cheer Team came in 2nd at the National Competition this weekend.  They also competed in the World Competition this weekend and won.  Congratulations to Coach Donna G. Martin and the Cheer Team.   


Science Fair Winners!

Congratulations to the following students for their win at the District Science Fair!

Animal Science 1st place was Adarsh Chithrala and 2nd place was Sunny Ghuneim
Behavioral and Social Science 1st place was Emily Liu
Biochemistry 1st place was Benjamin Xie and 2nd place was Akhil Kesaraju
Cellular and Molecular Biology 1st place was Thirushan Wignakumar and 2nd place was Matthew Pitts
Chemistry 1st place was Amith Lohe and 2nd place was Eric Cao
Computer Science 1st place was Yuke Wang and 2nd place was Erin Markel
Earth and Planetary Science 1st place was the team of Ryan Landry and Shelby McCubbin and 2nd place was Lea Yiannikouris
Engineering 2nd place was the team of Nathan Rukavina, Chris Duncan, and Kelly Kral
Environmental Sciences 1st place was Jin Cho and 2nd place was the team of Vaaragie Subramaniam, Karina Henson, and Maya Hillis
Medicine/Health Sciences 1st place was Zsombor Gal and 2nd place was Francesca Macchiavello Cauvi
Microbiology 1st place was Maggie Cook-Allen and 2nd place was Kelly Chen
Physics and Astronomy 1st place was Ronit Kar and 2nd place was Bobby Bose
Plant Sciences 1st place was Ananth Miller-Murthy
Mayor’s Urban Environmental Award Ashley Liu
Overall High School Winner Rachel Seevers

AP Exam Registration

Advanced Placement Exams will be given for Dunbar students at The Lexington Ice Center and PLD beginning May 1, 2017- May 12, 2017. Online registration and payment is required and opens for PLD students on February 13, 2017 at 12am. Registration closes on March 3, 2017 at 11:59pm.

To register please click on the link below:
https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/181440


PLD Playschool

My Child Development Services 1 classes are extremely excited to start their PLD "Pups" Playschool! It will start on Monday,  March 6th for children who are 3-4 years old. My students have been getting  trained since last semester to receive their Commonwealth Child Care Credential - CCCC. Everything they are learning comes directly from the Early Care and Education Training Records Information System (ECE TRIS.) We would love to have your child, grandchild, niece, or nephew join our program for an awesome experience. If they are currently not in a daycare or preschool setting and a parent or guardian is needing a break for a few hours out of the day, then this is the place for them! Please see the attached application and letter for more information. We would love to them in our program. Space is limited so don't wait too long.

Thank you, Monica Harbut


Senior Dinner Dance

Seniors should have received their dinner dance invitation through their CCR block, linked here, or on Mr. Reaguer's door (rm. 405). Deadline to purchase your ticket is Feb. 3rd and the early bird pricing is through Jan. 25th. Senior Dinner Dance is an exclusive senior event on Feb. 18th from 7 - midnight at the downtown Hilton. Price includes an all you can eat buffet dinner, dancing and photos from the photo booth. Also be sure to send in your pics for the slideshow by Feb. 1st. Don't miss out on the most widely attended memorable event of the year!


**We will now be going to school on March 17, 2017 (B Day) to make up for the snow day we had January 6th.

Snowflake In the event of weather delays, see the information here.

 

 


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