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Peterson resigns school board seat

Soon, there will be another new face on the school board. Just two months after the Lake Orion Board of Education voted in Kelly Weaver to fill a seat vacated by retiring Bill Walters, board Secretary Tina Peterson announced her resignation....more >>
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District welcomes 44 new teachers

Director of Human Resources Nancy Kammer had a very busy summer. She had to say good-bye and wish 25 teachers good luck with their retirements, leaving her with some big shoes to fill....more >>
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A dog and a cheer before the big game

Before heading over to Lake Orion Friday night to watch the big football game, approximately 95 fans of the Oxford Wildcats gathered in the high school parking lot to get pumped full of school spirit and hot dogs....more >>
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Born August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.