Oxford Community Schools (OCS) can add three more Chinese middle and high schools to its family tree. During OCS Superintendent Dr. William Skilling visit to China from Dec. 8-20, he signed three additional sister school agreements with Xiamen Jimei Middle School, Number One Middle School of Quanzthou and Number One High School of Zhangzhou....more >>
The never-ending war against illegal drug use continues to be waged with the help of two new recruits – Olivia Jones and Emily Hillebrand. A public relations campaign called "Hugs, not Drugs" was launched by the Oxford High School seniors as both a project for their marketing class and an entry for the state DECA competition in Grand Rapids this March....more >>
1945: Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon form the Arab League to present a unified front against the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine.
1947: The House Un-American Activities Committee opens public hearings on alleged communist infiltration in Hollywood. Among those denounced as having un-American tendencies are: Katherine Hepburn, Charles Chaplin and Edward G. Robinson. Among those called to testify is Screen Actors Guild President Ronald Reagan, who denies that leftists ever controlled the Guild and refuses to label anyone a communist.