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Crossing guard duty at issue

Last year's budget cuts still weighed heavily on the Board of Education's mind as it considered adding nine hours of crossing-guard duty per day. The final decision was to wait and see how much money and when they would receive the Education Job Fund before spending it....more >>
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Chinese delegates visit elementary schools

Oxford Community Schools hosted some special guests this week as Chinese delegates toured the district to study the American education system. Twenty-one representatives spent Monday, Dec....more >>

Next stop: Costa Rica!

Parents who are looking for an educational experience this summer for their eighth grade students should talk to Oxford Middle School teacher Jorge Gomez. Gomez, the eighth-grade Spanish teacher at OMS and Oxford High School science teacher Kelly Bollman will be heading up an educational field trip to Costa Rica from July 20-29, 2011....more >>
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Singing for seniors!

Second-graders from Daniel Axford Elementary boarded their big yellow bus Tuesday morning to bring some Christmas cheer to the senior citizens living at Independence Village of Waterstone....more >>
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Born March 31st
1732: Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer.
1809: Edward Fitzgerald, American writer.
1809: Nikolai V. Gogol, Russian writer (The Inspector General, Dead Souls).
1811: Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, chemist, inventor of the Bunsen burner.
1854: Sir Dugald Clerk, inventor of the two-stroke motorcycle engine.
March 31st
in history
1960: The South African government declares a state of emergency after demonstrations lead to the deaths of more than 50 Africans.
1966: An estimated 200,000 anti-war demonstrators march in New York City.
1967: President Lyndon Johnson signs the Consular Treaty, the first bi-lateral pact with the Soviet Union since the Bolshevik Revolution.
1970: U.S. forces in Vietnam down a MIG-21, the first since September 1968.
1980: President Jimmy Carter deregulates the banking industry.