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Bertolini advances to state Geography Bee

Nine students made it to the final round of the 2011 National Geographic Bee School Competition at Sashabaw Middle School. Only Steven Bertolini walked away as the winner after correctly answering two of the three questions in the championship round on Jan....more >>
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15 BPA winners heading to states

If the next Donald Trump or Bill Gates is being molded at Oxford High, they're most likely a member of the school's Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter. Fifteen of the club's 25 members qualified for BPA's state competition by placing at the Regional 7 competition held Jan....more >>

Congratulations to all the Oxford BPA winners headed to state competition

Computerized Accounting Erin Jones 1st place Everett Wilder 2nd place Extemporaneous Speech Connor Beltramo 6th place Fundamental Accounting Georgia Thelen 4th place Fundamental ...more >>
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Fifth-grader saves choking classmate

A call to 9-1-1 from Clear Lake Elementary was avoided on Tuesday, Jan. 11 thanks to a quick thinking fifth-grader who saw a friend in need. Abby Knop, 10, performed the Heimlich maneuver and saved fellow fifth-grade student Rebecca Wood from choking to death after a chicken nugget lodged in her throat....more >>
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Preschoolers read 872 books in one month

They read. They ate. They played. Thirty-eight energetic Oxford preschoolers jam-packed the McDonald's restaurant and indoor playland in Lake Orion Jan. 13 as their reward for reading a mind-boggling 872 books in just one month....more >>

School district stays in IA for now

Oxford Community Schools students will continue sending students to the International Academy for now. Due to ongoing conversations with board members after the OCS Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan....more >>
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Born October 23rd
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
1942: Michael Crichton, writer (Jurassic Park, The Andromeda Strain).
October 23rd
in history
1952: The Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded to Ukranian-born microbiologist Selmart A. Waksman for his discovery of an effective treatment of tuberculosis.
1954: In Paris, an agreement is signed providing for West German sovereignty and permitting West Germany to rearm and enter NATO and the Western European Union.
1973: A U.N. sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur war between Israel and Syria. Sacrificial stand in the Golan Heights.
1983: A truck filled with explosives, driven by a Moslem terrorist, crashes into the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. The bomb kills 237 Marines and injures 80. Almost simultaneously, a similar incident occurs at French military headquarters, where 58 die and 15 are injured.
4004: According to 17th century divine James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, and Dr. John Lightfoot of Cambridge, the world was created on this day, a Sunday, at 9 a.m.