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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 September 30th
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
1935: Johnny Mathis, singer.
September 30th
in history
1791: Mozart's opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time in Vienna
1846: The first anesthetized tooth extraction is performed by Dr. William Morton in Charleston, Massachusetts.
1864: Confederate troops fail to retake Fort Harrison from the Union forces during the siege of Petersburg.With Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia stubbornly clinging to Petersburg, Ulysses S. Grant decided to cut its vital rail lines.
1911: Italy declares war on Turkey over control of Tripoli.
1918: Bulgaria pulls out of World War I.In 1878, Bulgaria had no army. By 1913, it had one of the most formidable land forces in Europe.