Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • PLD Band - Grand Champions

    The PLD Competitive Marching Band won Grand Champion this past Saturday at the Boyle County Rebel Classic. The band also received the award for Best Overall Music.

    The students did a fabulous job, and were great ambassadors for our school. Way to go Bulldgos!


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  • School-wide Tailgate

    Don't miss our school wide tailgate on Sept.28th sponsored by the senior class! All ages are invited so come show your school spirit! We need volunteers so please sign up.  See attachment to order tickets and/or volunteer.  You can also enter our Top Chef Cook-off.  Hope to see all there!


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  • Senior Shadowing

    As part of our focus on College and Career Readiness, seniors will have an opportunity to participate in a Senior Shadowing Project on Wednesday, October 10th. For more information, see the parent letter and the permission form.


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  • PSAT Test Information

    This year the PSAT will be offered on Wednesday, October 10th at PLD. Registration is only open to current PLD students.   Juniors must register online using Total Registration.

    (Freshmen and Sophomores do not need to register for the PSAT.)  Registration closes on Wednesday, September 19th with late registration closing on Friday, October 5th.  See the attached flyer for registration fees and additional information.

    The PSAT registration deadline has been extended until Friday, September 28th. Over 40 tests remain, so register now while spots are available!

    When juniors take the PSAT and select yes to the free Student Search Service, their score is sent to over 15 scholarship organizations. While the National Merit Scholarship Program is the most widely recognized, many other scholarship partners award funds annually to qualified low-income and minority students. The participating scholarship partners are listed below:

    • National Merit Scholarship Program
    • American Indian Graduate Center
    • Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
    • Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation
    • Cobell Scholarship (awarded by Indigenous Education, Inc.)
    • Daniels Fund
    • George Snow Scholarship Fund
    • Greenhouse Scholars
    • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    • Horatio Alger Association
    • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
    • The Jackie Robinson Foundation
    • Ron Brown Scholar Program
    • TheDream US
    • United Negro College Fund
    • Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

    Please visit the CollegeBoard website for more information about any of the scholarship partners listed above.


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  • Important Information

    Parents and students, see below for important information to start the school year!


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  • Immunization Requirements

    Please see the attached flyer regarding new immunization requirements for all Kentucky students.  


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  • ESS Schedule

    The ESS Schedule can be found here in English and en Español.

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