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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 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1862: The Battle of Antietam in Maryland, the bloodiest day in U.S. history, commences. Fighting in the corn field, Bloody Lane and Burnside's Bridge rages all day as the Union and Confederate armies suffer a combined 26,293 casualties. New York Tribune reporter George Smalley scooped the world with his vivid account of the Battle of Antietam.
1868: The Battle of Beecher's Island begins, in which Major George Sandy Forsyth and 50 volunteers hold off 500 Sioux and Cheyenne in eastern Colorado.
1902: U.S. troops are sent to Panama to keep train lines open over the isthmus as Panamanian nationals struggle for independence from Colombia.
1903: Turks destroy the town of Kastoria in Bulgaria, killing 10,000 civilians.
1917: The German Army recaptures the Russian Port of Riga from Russian forces.