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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 7th
1885: Nils Bohr, physicist whose model of atomic structure helped establish quantum theory.
1900: Heinrich Himmler, Nazi leader.
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
October 7th
in history
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1949: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known as Tokyo Rose, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason. American-Born Axis Sally.
1957: A fire in the Windscale plutonium production reactor (later called Sellafield) north of Liverpool, England, spreads radioactive iodine and polonium through the countryside and into the Irish Sea. Livestock in the immediate area were destroyed, along with 500,000 gallons of milk. At least 30, and possibly as many as 1,000, cancer deaths were subsequently linked to the accident.
1985: Four Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) hijackers seize the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and demand the release of 50 Palestinians held by Israel.