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Teachers rehired as class sizes increase

Class sizes are growing in elementary schools across the district and the Clarkston Board of Education addressed the hot spots. Interim Superintendent David Reschke told the board on Aug....more >>

Hello and good-bye: LOHS bids farewell to 'beloved' trainer, welcomes new addition to high school athletic staff

There's something about Mary. That was the sentiment from Lake Orion Community Schools' Athletic Director Bill Reiss at a recent football game when he escorted Mary Lengemann to the center of the field at halftime....more >>
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OHS welcomes new asst. principal: Todd Dunckley

Parents and students who step into the front office at Oxford High School might get greeted with a handshake and a smile by an unfamiliar face. Don't worry, it is Assistant Principal Todd Dunckley trying to meet everyone in his new family, as he calls it....more >>
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Where dat Wildcat at?

Raffle tickets for traveling statue on sale until Oct. 1 hurry!

Anyone who has Wildcat pride in their heart has a fantastic opportunity to win an amazing sculpture while helping out the Varsity Boys Basketball team at the same time. The basketball team will be holding a nearly month-long raffle for the "Traveling Wildcat," a 4-foot-tall, 20-inch-wide carving of a wildcat sitting on a post with the words "Oxford Wildcat" carved into it....more >>
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Wee ones welcomed with watermelon

Lakeville Elementary hosted a watermelon welcome for its students last week. The idea was for kids to find their new classrooms and lockers, meet their new teachers, then enjoy some delicious watermelon....more >>
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Time to hit the books

Like everywhere else in the Oxford district, students at Daniel Axford Elementary went back to school Sept....more >>
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Born August 29th
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
1958: Michael Jackson, pop singer, entertainer.
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in history
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.
1945: U.S. airborne troops are landed in transport planes at Atsugi airfield, southwest of Tokyo, beginning the occupation of Japan.
1952: In the largest bombing raid of the Korean War, 1,403 planes of the Far East Air Force bomb Pyongyang, North Korea.
1992: Thousands of Germans demonstrate against a wave of racist attacks aimed at immigrants.