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    Paul Laurence Dunbar High School for Health Professions

    1400 Orleans Street

    Baltimore, MD 21231





    August 1, 2018


    Greetings Parents and Guardians of the Class of 2019,


    Welcome Back to School! We are so excited and privileged to be working with your Awesome and Amazing Students again! Senior year is going to be a combination of challenging, rewarding and exciting and we want to help you and your students stay organized and informed about important dates, events and activities.   


    The Class of 2019 has several events planned for their Senior Year including:  Inauguration, Farewell, Senior Prom, Parent Appreciation Celebration End of Year Class Trip, Graduation and a host of other school sponsored activities including Senior Portraits, College Day and Senior Week!  All students are encouraged to participate in the events and activities listed above as long as they adhere to the schools code of conduct and pay their class dues.    


    Conduct and Behavior  


    This year students will be required to sign a Dunbar Behavior Contract.  This contract is enclosed in this letter.  This document can be signed and returned on August 22, 2018 during Senior Orientation.  The behavior contract must be signed and returned no later than September 7, 2018.    




    The class dues are $350.00 for the year.  Class dues can be paid in full or in the revised payment option listed below.  Please note students will receive a receipt for all monies provided for class dues.    


    During our first class meeting on September 7, 2018 we will be providing students the cost for activities and trips that have been planned for this year already and others that we have researched the cost of from last year and from classes that have previously planned similar trips.  I have provided you with estimated costs of activities that have been approved, please see below.  


    • Class T-Shirt – Homecoming -  October5, 2018  
    • Inauguration – TBD
    • Farewell -  TBD
    • Parent Appreciation Celebration  -May 2019 
    • Senior Prom – May 2019
    • End of Year Class – June 2019
    • Graduation – June 2019
      • Coppin University  - $9,000
      • Cap and Gown - $50 per person

    Class dues help fund ALL the activities listed above.  All students that pay their class dues will be able to participate in the events listed above as long as they continue to maintain ongoing positive behavior that is in ordinance with the school’s code of conduct.  Refunds will not be given to students. Dues cover all activities and students cannot select which activities they would like to attend.  In order for students to participate in Junior Prom they must pay At Least $150 dollars by no later than September28, 2018.   


    Lastly, if you have any questions and or concerns please feel free to contact the Senior Class Advisors.  Ms. Cutrona is the point of contact for collecting class dues and you can email her directly at alcutrona@bcps.k12.md.us. or call her at 215-480-8120.  You can also contact Mr. Cooper regarding class dues payment plans at jmcooper@bcps.k12.md.us .  Thank you for your support!   


    Class Dues Schedule   

    September 28,  2018  $150 

    October  26, 2018: $100  

    December 1,2018: $100  

    *Dues can be paid in full or in smaller installments .Contact Ms. Cutrona if you have specific questions  about dues and installments  



    2K19 Class Advisory Team  

    Mr. Cooper and Ms. Cutrona  


    Important Dates


    • August 22, 2018 Senior Orientation @12:00pm – 2:00pm 
    • August 28, 2018 – Senior Portraits 


    • September 7, 2018 – Registration Deadline for October 6thSAT's 
    • September 7, 2018 – Senior Class Meeting
    • September 19, 2018 – Back 2 School Night


    • October 1, 2018 – FASFA Forms available for graduating Seniors
    • October 5, 2018 – Homecoming
    • October 5, 2018 – Registration for November 3rd SAT’s
    • October 6, 2018 – SAT’s



    • November 1st – November 15th – Early Decision Applications Due
    • November 2, 2018 – Registration for December SAT’s
    • November 3, 2018 – SAT’s



    • December 1, 2018 – SAT’s


    ** We will be sending out a revised list of important dates and events as we receive them.