Archive for Category "Academics"

Middle School History Buffs Create Buzz at Regional Bee

Fifteen Dunham Middle School students flexed their history muscles in the regional round of the National History Bee held recently in New Orleans.  Thirteen students advanced to the National History Bee finals, June 1-2, 2018 in Atlanta, GA. For the second consecutive year, 8th grader Paul Landry was the Regional [...]

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 [...]