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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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1910: Dorothy Kirsten, opera singer.
1921: Nancy Reagan, wife of President Ronald Reagan.
1927: Bill Haley, rock 'n' roll musician.
1935: Dalai Lama [Tenzin Gyatso], Tibetan religious leader, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
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1536: Jaques Cartier returns to France after discovering the St. Lawrence River in Canada.
1685: James II defeats James, the Duke of Monmouth, at the Battle of Sedgemoor, the last major battle to be fought on English soil.
1770: The entire Ottoman fleet is destroyed by the Russians at the battle of Cesme.
1788: 10,000 troops are called out in Paris as unrest mounts in the poorer districts over poverty and lack of food.
1835: John Marshall, the third chief justice of the Supreme Court, dies at the age of 79. Two days later, while tolling in his honor in Philadelphia, the Liberty Bell cracks.