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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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Born September 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
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in history
1916: The German Somme front is broken by an Allied offensive.It took a lot of demonstrating to sell the U.S. Army on motorized transport, but the ultimate incentive came when the American Expeditionary Force entered World War I.
1918: The United States recognizes the nation of Czechoslovakia.
1939: After Germany ignores Great Britain's ultimatum to stop the invasion of Poland, Great Britain declares war on Germany, marking the beginning of World War II in Europe.Battling overwhelming odds in the air and his superiors on the ground, Germany's Adolf Galland became a legend.
1939: The British passenger ship Athenia is sunk by a German submarine in the Atlantic, with 30 Americans among those killed. American Secretary of State Cordell Hull warns Americans to avoid travel to Europe unless absolutely necessary.Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.
1943: British troops invade Italy, landing at Calabria.The Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team fought bravely in eight major campaigns.