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BPA students earn state honors

Over the weekend, five Oxford High School students earned the right to compete at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California in early May....more >>
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Simmers, Patrell secure spots in state finals

Year after year after year, this Oxford High School program consistently sends students to shine in the state spotlight and it has nothing to do with athletics or the arts. Seniors Chad Simmers and Eric Patrell will represent the OHS automotive technology program when the hoods go up May 7 during the state finals of the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition at the Macomb Community College Expo Center in Warren....more >>
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Committee raising funds for new DA, OES playground equipment

The need for new playground equipment was brought to the attention of Oxford Elementary School (OES) parents when their children came home after the school year started and said 'Hey, our slides are gone on the playground," the very same slides that Oxford native Holly Bennion remembered sliding down during the late 1970's....more >>
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Born March 28th
1895: James McCudden, the first RAF pilot to receive the Victoria Cross.
1909: Nelson Algren, novelist (The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side).
1929: Frederick Exley, American novelist (A Fan's Notes).
1930: Jerome Isaac Friedman, American physicist, helped confirm the existence of quarks.
1936: Mario Vargas Llosa, Peruvian novelist (Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, Death in the Andes).
March 28th
in history
1933: Nazis order a ban on all Jews in businesses, professions and schools.
1939: The Spanish Civil War ends as Madrid falls to Francisco Franco.
1941: The Italian fleet is routed by the British at the Battle of Matapan.
1941: English novelist Virginia Woolf throws herself into the River Ouse near her home in Sussex. Her body is never found.
1942: A British ship, the HMS Capbeltown, a Lend-Lease American destroyer, which was specifically rammed into a German occupied dry-dock in France, explodes, knocking the area out of action for the German battleship Tirpitz.