Archive for Month “January 2018”

Dunham, Jordan Wright Overpower WFHS

ICYMI: After a close first quarter, Dunham shut down West Feliciana, and Jordan Wright kept scoring for the Tigers in a 76-39 victory in the Episcopal Classic on  Friday night.    The 6-foot-5, 200-pound Wright normally plays around the perimeter, but used his size advantage inside all night against West [...]

Leadership Gift Supports Carpenter-Randall Science Center

The Dunham School is pleased to announce that Laurie Randall Duchmann and her mother, Erica Carpenter, have made a leadership level gift of $350,000 that will benefit both the Pillars of Purpose Capital Campaign and capital improvements to the Science Center. The school is pleased to name the facility the [...]

Marquee Matchup: Dunham vs Madison Prep

Dunham, Madison Prep Set To Renew Rivalry With Same Intensity, Different Parameters by Robin Fambrough, The Advocate  Advocate photo by Hilary Scheinuk "A year ago, The Dunham School's Jonathan Pixley took his team to Madison Prep with a goalin mind that didn't involve a victory.  Pixels got exactly what he [...]

Jensen Killen '01 Named Southern Living 2018 Tastemaker

Dunham alum and interior designer Jensen Killen '01, together with LoganKillen Interiors partner Katie Logan Harris, was recently featured by Southern Living as one of the "Best New Southern Tastemakers for 2018," defined as "the 50 people making fresh marks on Southern design."  The pair owns two businesses in [...]

Wright's 3-Pointer Sparks Dunham Past Madison Prep in OT

Wright's 3-pointer sparks Dunham past Madison Prep in OT By William Weathers, The Advocate Advocate photo by Chris Burns With Dunham trailing by three points and the ball in his hands Friday, Jordan Wright dribbled up the left side of the court and made a pull-up 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds [...]

Kaylyn Lindsly '11 Now "Charming Young Food Truck Owner"

 225 Baton Rouge feature writer Lauren Heftier recently profiled Dunham alum Kayln Lindsly '11 as the "charming young owner" of Basel's Market Food Truck:   "Before she could be found driving her vintage ‘77 Chevy step van through the streets of downtown Baton Rouge, Basel’s Market Food Truck owner Kalyn Lindsly worked in retail [...]

Taylor Hurst '20 Named to All-Metro Volleyball Team

Taylor Hurst '20 Congratulations to Lady Tiger Taylor Hurst '20 who was named to The Advocate's 2017 All- Metro Volleyball team (Divisions III,IV & V). The sophomore setter and right side hitter, a repeat All-Metro selection and 1st team All District 5-V, had 607 assists, 271 digs, 46 blocks and [...]

Dunham Hosts Innovation Showcase for Baton Rouge Educators

The Dunham School will host an Innovation Showcase for Baton Rouge area teachers on Tuesday, January 30 from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm in the McVea Quest Center on the Dunham campus.  This free professional development opportunity, presented by Dunham faculty and open to all Baton Rouge area teachers, will [...]

"Dunk to Defeat ALS" Basketball Game Raises Awareness, Funds for ALS

Thank you, Dunham community, for the fantastic turnout for the recent "Dunk To Defeat ALS" basketball benefit. Through your generous support, "Dunk to Defeat ALS"  raised $2,463 for the ALS Association, which will help to raise awareness and advance the fight for a cure to this devastating disease that has [...]

Tiger QB Mike Williams '18 Named 2017 Warrick Dunn Award Finalist

Congratulations to Tiger quarterback Mike Williams ‘18 who was selected as one of eight finalists for the 2017 Warrick Dunn Award/ WAFB Sportsline Player of the Year. Named for former pro football player Warrick Dunn— Baton Rouge native, Catholic High standout, Florida State star and former NFL Man of the [...]

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2018 Invitation to "AWAKENING"

UPDATE: Please note the new dates for our Spiritual Emphasis Week activities. “Awakening" is the theme for The Dunham School’s annual Spiritual Emphasis Week, January 23-26, 2018.  Each year, during Spiritual Emphasis Week, faculty, staff and students join together to focus their attention on a specific theme and Scripture verse [...]

Lady Tigers in 8-2A Title Mix

By William Weathers, The Advocate  It’s been 22 years since The Dunham School girls won a district basketball title. A year after a run to the Division III quarterfinals, the Tigers (19-6, 1-0) have positioned themselves for a shot at the District 8-2A title heading into Friday’s 6 p.m. game [...]

Tiger QB Mike Williams Commits to University of Texas

From The Advocate: "Speculation about where The Dunham School’s Mike Williams would play college football and what position he would play began well before his senior season.  After committing to University of Texas on Sunday, Williams has clarity on both points. A high school quarterback for the Tigers the past three years [...]
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Dunham Scientists Showcase Work at Science Fair

Eighth grader Maddie Benton was the overall winner of The Dunham School’s 2018 Middle School/Upper School Science Fair. Benton’s project, “How Vessel Size Affects Bacterial Growth,” scored the most points overall in both Middle School and Upper School categories. Benton also placed first in the Middle School Biology & Chemistry [...]