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Dunbar High School can refer to:* Dunbar High School (Chicago, Illinois) — Chicago, Illinois* Dunbar High School (Dayton, Ohio) — Dayton, Ohio* Dunbar High School (Fort Myers, Florida) — Fort Myers, Florida* Dunbar High School (Livingston, Texas) — Livingston, Texas* Dunbar High School (Washington, D.C.) — Washington, D.C.* Dunbar High School (Dunbar, West Virginia) — Dunbar, West Virginia; closed in 1990; consolidated into South Charleston High School* Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Lexington, Kentucky) — Lexington, Kentucky* Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Baltimore, Maryland) — Baltimore, Maryland* Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Fort Worth, Texas) — Fort Worth, Texas Paul Lawrence Dunbar School (Phoenix), Arizona - Source: Wikipedia
The D.C. State Athletic Association on Tuesday upheld a decision to bar Woodrow Wilson High School's football team from the Turkey Bowl on Thursday for using an ineligible player in the run-up to the public school system's championship game, citing evidence the student used Metro to commute to school from Maryland and held a driver's license from the Old Line State.
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson stood before a room of high school athletes in a swanky Verizon Center dining room Monday and reminded them of their hard work, good grades and effort to "do what was good and right" in the run-up to their showdown in the annual Turkey Bowl.
Woodrow Wilson High School's football team was disqualified from this week's Turkey Bowl after D.C. school officials learned that one of the players lives in Maryland.
Last winter, the man largely credited with morphing the Washington Nationals from perennial losers to the talk of the town left D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray a voice-mail message.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and other city hall types have nothing but praise for Brian Hanlon.
Let's face reality. Whether you are a lefty or a righty, there never is a shortage of sound bites from the D.C. Council, and this budget season is no different.
On Nov.14, Jamal Wilson was shot and killed on P Street Northwest, just two blocks from Dunbar High School. Before Thanksgiving, a student was gang-raped in a Dunbar stairwell during school hours. These incidents must call our attention to the violence and crime perpetrated inside and outside one of our city's most historic high schools and the alma mater of Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray ("Youths lost to violence often in city's supervision," Page 1, Nov. 16).