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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 April 27th
1791: Samuel F.B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph and the code.
1822: Ulysses S. Grant, Union general during the American Civil War, 18th President of the United States (1869-1877).
1840: Edward Whymper, the first man to climb the Matterhorn.
1900: Walter Lantz, cartoonist, creator of Woody Woodpecker.
1904: Cecil Day-Lewis, Irish poet, father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis.
April 27th
in history
1909: The Sultan of Turkey, Abdul Hamid II, is overthrown.
1937: German bombers of the Condor Legion devastate Guernica, Spain.
1941: The Greek army capitulates to the invading Germans.
1950: South Africa passes the Group Areas Act, formally segregating races.
1961: The United Kingdom grants Sierra Leone independence.