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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 >>


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 October 4th
1919: Rene Marques, Puerto Rican playwright and short story writer.
1923: Charlton Heston, American film actor.
1928: Alvin Toffler, writer and futurist.
1941: Anne Rice, novelist.
1946: Susan Sarandon, American film actress.
October 4th
in history
1914: The first German Zeppelin raids London. The J.V. Martin Kitten failed at intercepting Zeppelins.
1957: Sputnik 1, the first man-made satellite, is launched, beginning the space race. The satellite, built by Valentin Glushko, weighed 184 pounds and was launched by a converted Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Sputnik orbited the earth every 96 minutes at a maximum height of 584 miles. In 1958, it reentered the earth's atmosphere and burned up. Just nine months after President John F. Kennedy called for the U.S. to put a man on the moon before 1970, Mercury astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.
1968: Cambodia admits that the Viet Cong use their country for sanctuary. As America's involvement in Indochina came to an end in the spring of 1975, the Khmer Rouge closed in on Phnom Penh for the kill.
1972: Judge John Sirca imposes a gag order on the Watergate break-in case.
1976: In Gregg v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court lifts the ban on the death sentence in murder cases. This restores the legality of capital punishment, which had not been practiced since 1967. The first execution following this ruling was Gary Gilmore in 1977.