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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 October 30th
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
1885: Ezra Pound, American poet who promoted Imagism, a poetic movement stressing free phrase rather than forced metric. He was imprisoned for his pro-Fascist radio broadcasts.
October 30th
in history
1838: Oberlin Collegiate Institute in Lorian County, Ohio becomes the first college in the U.S. to admit female students.
1899: Two battalions of British troops are cut off, surrounded and forced to surrender to General Petrus Joubert's Boers at Nicholson's Nek.
1905: The czar of Russia issues the October Manisfesto, granting civil liberties and elections in an attempt to avert the burgeonng supprot for revolution.
1918: The Italians capture Vittorio Veneto and rout the Austro-Hungarian army.
1918: Turkey signs an armistice with the Allies, agreeing to end hostilities at noon, October 31.