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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 August 22nd
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934: H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
1935: E. Annie Proulx, writer (Postcards, The Shipping News).
August 22nd
in history
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.