Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • PLD Teachers are Rockstars!

    Check out the digital badge poster gallery for the technology tools that our teachers use with their students.


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  • Summer Assignments

    Summer assignments for classes are posted here. Please email teachers directly with questions about the assignments.


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  • Scholarship and Community Awards

    PLD Class of 2020 Scholarship and Community Awards PresentationCongratulations!!!


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  • MSTC Senior Symposium

    Each year the MSTC Seniors host a Symposium where they showcase their Capstone Research Projects. With schools being closed this year due to COVID-19, this year's MSTC Symposium took place in a virtual format. We hope you will spend some time learning about the exciting research that these fantastic students completed over the last two years.


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  • Summer Meal Distribution and Community Action Resources

    Summer Meal Distribution distribution days will be Mondays and Wednesday from 11:00 to 12:30. Attached is the Flyer (English/Spanish) regarding our Meal Distribution Schedule to close out the school year and go into the summer. 

    Community Action has shared documents (English/Spanish) with resources for families in the areas of:

    • Energy Assistance
    • Health Care
    • God's Pantry/Food Bank
    • Baby Care/Personal Care Items


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  • PLD Youth Service Center 

    Hello PLD Students and Families! Although Fayette County Public Schools are currently closed due to COVID-19, the Youth Services Center is still providing services. Please complete the form at this link to request services or a call back. If you prefer to leave voicemail, please dial (859)381-3546 and select your preferred language, then enter 56024#. The YSC will be closed during the week of March 30 - April 3rd.


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  • Youth Journalism International salutes PLD Lamplighter

    “For nearly 20 years, I’ve taught young journalists to be ethical, honest, and to pursue the truth at all costs. ... We are completely overwhelmed by this international recognition of our efforts,” said Wendy Turner, newspaper adviser.

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  • State chess championships

    Dunbar won the K-12 division at the Kentucky Chess Association’s State Team Tournament. Congratulations to Dunbar’s Connor Zhang, Brian She, Noah Katz, William Ding, Dominic Verry, and Jonathan Givens.

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