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LOHS hosts '12 Angry Jurors'

Spectators had an opportunity to feel as if they were part of an intense courtroom drama last week as Thespian Troupe 2898 of Lake Orion High School presented "Twelve Angry Jurors....more >>
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LOHS hosts '12 Angry Jurors'

Spectators had an opportunity to feel as if they were part of an intense courtroom drama last week as Thespian Troupe 2898 of Lake Orion High School presented "Twelve Angry Jurors....more >>
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'People don't understand how much work it takes'

Hard work, dedication pay off for LOHS Marching Band

By Olivia Shumaker Special to The Review The Lake Orion High School Varsity Football team will not be the only ones in line to perform at Ford Field come Saturday, Nov. 27. Another Lake Orion group will put their best foot forward with the Varsity Dragons: The LOHS Marching Band....more >>

District: No middle school program cuts

By Megan Collier Review staff writer Plans have changed for middle school restructuring, slated to take place next school year. Now, money-saving changes at the middle schools won't include cuts in programming....more >>
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Bodies, blood and gunshots at OHS

School shooting simulation designed to improve emergency protocols

Bodies littered the hallways and blood painted the walls after an armed intruder entered Oxford High School Friday morning and shot several students and staff members. By the time the gunman was done, six people were dead and two were wounded....more >>
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Lion gets Lakeville students moving

Ask any elementary student what they would like to be when they grow up and an athlete will be the response more often that not. Lakeville Elementary students got the chance to meet a real athlete as Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson stopped by as part of the National Football League's Play 60 promotion....more >>

Schools receive $27K early childhood grant

Oxford Community Schools is the recipient of yet another grant to help reimagine their learning. They were selected to receive $27,024 from the Early Childhood Investment Corp. (ECIC) to help with the transition from preschool to kindergarten....more >>
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Schwarz earns reading award

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Dr. James Schwarz is loyal defender of the district's reading recovery program. For his efforts, he was the recipient of the Reading Recovery Council of Michigan Administrator's Award for 2010....more >>

T-day at DA!

Daniel Axford kindergartners celebrated Thanksgiving by performing songs and dances for their parents and schoolmates....more >>
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Raptors swoop into Kingsbury!

Those attending the Kingsbury Country Day School open house on Sunday, Nov. 14 got a real treat when raptor biologist Joe Rogers showed up with his eagles, owls, hawks and falcons....more >>
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1892: James M. Cain, author (The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mildred Pierce).
1899: Thomas Dorsey, American songwriter, singer and pianist, the father of gospel music.
1902: William Wyler, film director (The Best Years of Our Lives, Ben Hur).
1903: Amy Johnson, English aviator.
1915: Willie Dixon, blues musician.
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in history
1777: British troops depart from their base at the Bouquet river to head toward Ticonderoga, New York.
1798: Napoleon Bonaparte takes Alexandria, Egypt.
1838: Charles Darwin presents a paper on his theory of evolution to the Linnean Society in London.
1862: Union artillery stops a Confederate attack at Malvern Hill, Virginia.
1863: In the first day's fighting at Gettysburg, Federal forces retreat through the town and dig in at Cemetery Ridge and Cemetery Hill.