Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Dunbar in the News

Dunbar students take part in Day of the Dead festivities



Congratulations to Coach Bretz!

Big congratulations to Todd Bretz for being chosen to coach in the High School All American Soccer Game. The game will feature 42 of the nation's top players and 8 of the nation's top coaches. (Our own Todd Bretz being one of them!) You can learn more here.

Parent Nominations for Superintendent Screening Committee

Under state law, the superintendent screening committee must include one parent. Althought only PTA presidents are able to vote, all parents and guardians of students currently enrolled in our school district are eligible to serve on the committee. You are invited to take part in this important process by volunteering or submitting a nomination for someone else. You may submit a nomination at All nominations must be received by 5 PM on Monday, November 24th.

Student Winners

Congratulations to Alice Li and Amy Wang. Alice was awarded 1st place in the senior category in the 2014 Kentucky MTNA Piano Competition and Amy was awarded 1st place in the senior category in the 2014 Kentucky KMTA Bluegrass Piano Competition. Way to go, ladies!

Congratulations to the Dance Team!

The dance team placed first at the Supreme Battle this past weekend! Their scores were 97.9,97 and 97. Great job, Bulldogs!

Cheerleading News!

Congratulations to the Dunbar Red and Black cheer squads for attaining first place in the Region.  We are looking forward to seeing you qualify for State and Nationals!

Parent and Student Surveys

In an effort to improve system practices, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is conducting Parent and Student Surveys.  We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey.

In order to complete the Parent Survey, please click here.

In order to complete the Student Survey, please click here.

Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated.  Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.

2014 Final Exam Schedule

B Day
A Day

B Day

A Day
B1 Final A1 Final B1 Class A1 Class
B2 Class A2 Class B2 Final A2 Final
B4 Class A4 Class B3 Class A3 Class
B3 Final A3 Final B4 Final A4 Final

The JV Academic Team won 1st Place at Athens, Georgia this weekend at a multi-state Academic Tournament!
Congratulations to  Zsombor, Ananth, Adarsh, and Thirushan!
Band News
Congratulations to our marching band.  They qualified for the State Championship Prelims on Saturday. Performance time will be 2:00 pm at EKU.
Federal Impact Aid Program Survey Form
Parents/Guardians: The federal government does not pay property tax.  Because property tax provides a significant amount of education funding, Impaid Aid helps local school districts recover some of the lost funds.  It is based, in part, on the number of children with parents working on federally owned properties (for example, the Veterans Hospital or the Federal Prison); and the number of children with parents in the military (fulltime/active).  Completing the Impact Aid Program Survey Form will help the district get additional funds from the federal government at no cost to the parent.  Your student will be given this form in their English class or you can pick one up in the front office.  Please complete the survey if it applies to you and have your student return it to the administration office before November 7.

TranscriptButtonParents 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.

Accountability Testing Information:

Attention School Volunteers! Please know that all school volunteers must apply through the FCPS on-line application.