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Class of '45 reunites including Oxford's first homecoming king

For today's high school students, World War II is something they learn about in history class. But for Oxford High School's Class of 1945, the war against the Axis powers fell under the category of current events....more >>
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100 Oxford grads perform to honor Lew Wilson

A total of 100 past choir and band members of Lewis Wilson gathered together on Sunday, Oct. 3 at Oxford High School to honor and celebrate the man they called, teacher, friend and mentor....more >>

Talking with their hands

Students at Oxford High School have a third language option if studying Spanish or Chinese doesn't stir their inquisitive minds. Sign Language. The Board of Education approved the newest addition to the world language program in the summer of 2009....more >>
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Here comes the parade!

Riding on the SADD float are teacher Dave Carson, Megan Carson, Jenna Smelser, Taylor Cook, Ashley Darocha, Crystal Everett and Taylor Wilson....more >>
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They just can't hide that Wildcat pride!

Bursting with Wildcat pride are seniors (from left) Beth Downs, Sara Fortier, Alexandra LaBarge, Amanda Roth, Emily Garavaglia and Lauren Zitny....more >>
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Equestrian team heading to state finals

Can anything slow down the Oxford High School Equestrian team? This past weekend the Wildcats dominated the competition at the regionals, defeating Milford, Manchester and Yale to win the regional championship and advance to the state finals....more >>
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Born September 23rd
1863: Mary Church Terrell, educator and civil rights advocate.
1865: Emmuska Orczy, baroness and author of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
1889: Walter Lippmann, journalist, one of the founders of The New Republic Magazine in 1914.
1889: Louise Nevelson, sculptor.
1915: Clifford G. Shull, physicist, improved techniques for exploring the atomic structure of matter.
September 23rd
in history
1667: Slaves in Virginia are banned from obtaining their freedom by converting to Christianity.
1739: The Austrians sign the Treaty of Belgrade after having lost the city to the Turks.
1779: The American navy under John Paul Jones, commanding from Bonhomme Richard, defeats and captures the British man-of-war Serapis.The Medal of Honor was not always awarded for 'courage above and beyond' the call of duty.
1788: Louis XVI of France declares the Parliament restored.
1795: A national plebiscite approves the new French constitution, but so many voters sustain that the results are suspect. Napoleon takes charge.