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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 August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
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in history
1847: General Winfield Scott wins the battle of Churubusco on his drive to Mexico City.
1904: Dublin's Abbey Theatre is founded, an outgrowth of the Irish Literary Theatre founded in 1899 by William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory.
1908: The American Great White Fleet arrives in Sydney, Australia, to a warm welcome.
1913: 700 feet above Buc, France, parachutist Adolphe Pegond becomes the first person to jump from an airplane and land safely.
1914: Russia wins an early victory over Germany at Gumbinnen.