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: Michelle Ginn
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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December Fine Arts Events
Winter Piano Recital
- Tuesday, December 6 in the PLD Auditorium
- A2 class - 5:30
- A4 class - 6:30
- B4 class - 7:30
- (Students are to report 30 minutes before start time.)
- Cost is Free.
- Wednesday, December 7 at the Singletary Center, UK
- Featuring: PLD Concert Choirs, Orchestras, and Band
- 6:30 Jazz emsemble performance
- 7:00 Concert (student call time 5:45)
- Cost is Free
Elf, Jr. the Musical
- PLD Auditorium
- Evening performances - Dec. 8, 9, 10 at 7 PM
- Matinee - Dec. 10 at 2 PM
- Tickets at the door - $10 for adults and $8 for students
Celebration Choral Concert
- Monday, December 12 in the PLD Auditorium
- 7:00 PM (Student call time 5:15 PM)
- Cost is free.
Family University, an initiative launched in fall 2016, provides learning opportunities to engage and empower parents, promote families as schools' allies in fostering students' success, and enhance community partnerships to best serve students' families. Form more information visit http://www.fcps.net/university.
Final Exam Schedule
||Tues., Dec. 13
|Wed., Dec. 14
|Thurs., Dec. 15
|Fri., Dec. 16
|8:25 - 9:55
|10:00 - 11:30
|11:35 - 1:40
|1:45 - 3:15
All seniors intending to attend college must complete the FAFSA. Use this link: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
For information and help prior to completing the FAFSA, visit the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority site at www.kheaa.com.
Accountability Testing Information:
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