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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 25th
1888: Richard E. Byrd, U.S. aviator and explorer who made the first flight over the North Pole.
1889: Abel Gance, film director (Napoleon).
1902: Henry Steele Commager, American historian who wrote the fifty-five volume Rise of the American Nation.
1914: John Berryman, poet.
1941: Anne Tyler, novelist (The Accidental Tourist, Ladder of Years).
October 25th
in history
1944: The Japanese are defeated in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the world's largest sea engagement. From this point on, the depleted Japanese Navy increasingly resorts to the suicidal attacks of Kamikaze fighters. On patrol north of the Philippine island of Luzon, USS Batfish destroyed three Japanese submarines in four nights.
1950: Chinese Communist Forces launch their first-phase offensive across the Yalu River into North Korea. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1951: In a general election, England's Labour Party loses to Conservatives. Winston Churchill becomes prime minister, and Anthony Eden becomes foreign secretary.
1954: President Eisenhower conducts the first televised Cabinet meeting.
1958: The last U.S. troops leave Beirut.