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OMS choirs salute vets

As they do every year, the talented Oxford Middle School choirs saluted our veterans with their Americana Concert held Nov. 11 at the OHS Performing Arts Center. Local veterans were honored with patriotic music, video clips, heartfelt words of gratitude and the promise that we shall never forget the sacrifices they made to keep America a free and secure nation....more >>

Surprise search yields no drugs at Oxford High

Good news for Oxford High and parents no illegal drugs were found on school property last week following an unannounced search of the premises. OHS in conjunction with the Oakland County Sheriff's Department conducted a random drug search on Nov....more >>
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Former Lion talks about fitness

It's not everyday that high school students get the opportunity to listen to a former pro-bowl player from the National Football League. That is exactly what 350 students at Oxford High School got to due on Tuesday, Nov....more >>

Students' 'inniative' destroyed

New soccer nets at Clear Lake Elem. vandalized

Vandalism sucks, especially when school property is targeted. Just ask Clear Lake Elementary Principal Suzanne Hannatt. On November 8, she discovered both of the school's brand new soccer nets were vandalized....more >>
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
439: Carthage, the leading Roman city in North Africa, falls to Genseric and the Vandals. Two centuries later, after avidly studying the tactics of Hannibal, Rome's Scipio Africanus eventually bested his Carthaginian adversary.
1531: Bavaria, despite being a Catholic region, joins the League of Schmalkalden, a Protestant group which opposes Charles V.
1648: The signing of the Treaty of Westphalia ends the German Thirty Years' War.
1755: A British expedition against the French held Fort Niagara in Canada ends in failure.
1836: The match is patented.