Archive for Category "Academics"

Alyssa Sharbaugh '18 Named National Merit Finalist

Senior Alyssa Sharbaugh has been named as a 2018 National Merit Finalist in the 63nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  A student at Dunham since the third  grade, Alyssa has a 4.339 grade point average, is a member of the National Honor Society and was named an Advanced Placement (AP) [...]

Quiz Bowl Team A Standout At State Tournament

Congratulations to our Upper School Quiz Bowl team who represented Dunham with excellence at the Louisiana Quiz Bowl Association State Tournament held March 18 at LSU. In their first competition at the State level, the Dunham Quiz Bowl team won 4 of 5 preliminary rounds, advancing to the second round [...]

Dunham 7th Graders Sertoma Essay Contest Winners

Dunham 7th grade students Rachel Stanger and Renden Street were winners in the Sertoma Club’s “What Freedom Means To Me” essay contest.  7th graders Renden Street & Rachel Stanger This year, 116 essays were submitted from 5 different schools in East Baton Rouge Parish. From those  entries, 4 winners were [...]

Dunham Students Compete In District Literary Rally

Forty-nine Dunham students in grades 8-12 head to Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond on February 24, 2018 to compete in the District III Literary Rally.   There are 22 possible subject areas on which students are tested at various levels: English, Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry [...]

Eighth Grader Jason Perè To Compete in Regional Spelling Bee

“Tête-à-tête.”  With the correct spelling of the championship word,  eighth grader Jason Perè won the All School Spelling Bee and will compete in the regional spelling bee on February 24, 2018. The regional bee determines which competitors advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, the nation’s largest and longest-running [...]