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Oxford Schools gains national recognition for music

Oxford Schools has once again been recognized for its outstanding music education with a "Best Communities for Music Education" (BCME) designation by the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation....more >>
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Things are just ducky at Lakeville Elementary

If you walked into Lakeville Elementary on April 1 you might have noticed that Principal Kristy Marshall-Gibson and PE Teacher Brian Luba, looked a little "quacked out." Did they lose a bet? You could say that....more >>
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Nearly 95,000 minutes reading? Wow!

Along with their Jump Rope for Hearts Assembly (see Things are just ducky at Lakeville Elementary), Lakeville students also celebrated 'March is Reading Month.' Each year the students try to tie their theme for reading month to one of their IB units....more >>
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Team TORC ready for world competition; ranked third in state

On Wednesday, April 8th, the Oxford High School Robotics team headed to the Michigan State Championship Competition. Of the 347 teams in Michigan, TORC entered the state competition ranked number one....more >>
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Born April 19th
1900: Richard Hughes, English novelist and playwright (A High Wind in Jamaica).
1903: Eliot Ness, Treasury agent during Prohibition.
1905: Tom Hopkinson, British writer.
1912: Glenn T. Seaborg, physicist.
1933: Etheridge Knight, poet.
April 19th
in history
1977: Alex Haley receives a special Pulitzer Prize for his book Roots.
1982: NASA names Sally Ride to be the first woman astronaut.
1989: The battleship USS Iowa's number 2 turret explodes, killing sailors.
1993: The FBI ends a 51-day siege by storming the Branch Dividian religious cult headquarters in Waco, Texas.
1995: A truck bomb explodes in front of the federal building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people.