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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 20th
1874: Charles Ives, composer.
1884: Bela Lugosi, Hungarian-born film actor famous for his portrayal of Count Dracula (1931).
1891: Sir James Chadwick, physicist who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the neutron.
1901: Adelaide Hall, cabaret singer.
1925: Art Buchwald, humorist.
October 20th
in history
1903: The Joint Commission, set up on January 24 by Great Britain and the United States to arbitrate the disputed Alaskan boundary, rules in favor of the United States. The deciding vote is Britain's, which embitters Canada. The United States gains ports on the panhandle coast of Alaska.
1904: Bolivia and Chile sign a treaty ending the War of the Pacific. The treaty recognizes Chile's possession of the coast, but provides for construction of a railway to link La Paz, Bolivia, to Arica, on the coast.
1924: Baseball's first 'colored World Series' is held in Kansas City, Mo. The talented athletes of the negro leagues.
1938: Czechoslovakia, complying with Nazi policy, outlaws the Communist Party and begins persecuting Jews. The unprecedented Nuremberg Trial.
1940: German troops reach the approaches to Moscow. Red Stars Over Berlin.