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Student Citizen of the Month honored

Andersonville Elementary School Principal Bruce Martin, left, and Clarkston Optimist Club President Jeff Reed present the Clarkston Optimist Student Citizen for the Month award for November 2010 to Andersonville second-grade student Brian Hickey....more >>

Grapplers start season on top

By Mike Musary Special to The Review The Lake Orion varsity wrestlers split their first two dual meets, won four out of five duals at Owosso, and won both matches in their final December dual, starting the 2010/11 season with an 8 – 3 record....more >>

Hockey

Saturday, Dec. 18, the Dragon hockey squad defeated Troy Athens, 7-0. The first and winning goal was scored off the opening face-off. Jesse Cameron took the puck through the middle of the ice splitting two defenseman then passed low to Zach Koonce....more >>

One for the Books

Students in Michelle Flaviani's third grade class, as well as Mrs. Lucia's second grade class at Webber Elementary something special during the first half of the school year, just by picking up a book....more >>

Wanted: Homes for Chinese students

Those in the community who ever wanted to experience the thrill of hosting a foreign exchange student, Oxford Community Schools (OCS) has a golden opportunity. Thirty-nine Chinese students will be attending Oxford High School for two weeks from January 29 to February 11, 2011 and assistant principal Todd Dunckley is looking for a few good families willing to open their doors and welcome the students....more >>
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DA kids play Santa Paws to homeless animals

Dogs and cats eagerly waiting to be adopted into a loving home will have a merrier Christmas this year thanks to the students at Daniel Axford Elementary. Last week, the kids held a special "hat day" fund-raiser that generated a grand total of $237....more >>
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Sing-along at Clear Lake

Clear Lake Elementary was filled with sounds of the holiday season Dec. 17 as the school conducted its annual sing-along. The event kicked off with some yuletide tunes performed by select orchestra students under the brilliant direction of Tom Matteson....more >>
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Born September 30th
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
1935: Johnny Mathis, singer.
September 30th
in history
1630: John Billington, one of the original pilgrims who sailed to the New World on the Mayflower, becomes the first man executed in the English colonies. He is hanged for having shot another man during a quarrel
1703: The French, at Hochstadt in the War of the Spanish Succession, suffer only 1,000 casualties to the 11,000 of their opponents, the Austrians of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I.
1791: Mozart's opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time in Vienna
1846: The first anesthetized tooth extraction is performed by Dr. William Morton in Charleston, Massachusetts.
1864: Confederate troops fail to retake Fort Harrison from the Union forces during the siege of Petersburg.With Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia stubbornly clinging to Petersburg, Ulysses S. Grant decided to cut its vital rail lines.