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Tropical getaway

The weather outside was chilly but inside Clarkston Elementary students were wearing grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts for their Luau Dance on Jan. 21. They danced and sang to their favorite songs....more >>
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Chinese, OHS to mingle sounds in concert

It's a meeting of the musical minds and styles this week at Oxford High School. Members from OHS band and choir will team up with band and choir members from Northeast Yucai School in China to present a diverse collection of American and Chinese music....more >>
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What was it like way back then?

Oxford Elementary fourth-graders took a trip back in time last week when they visited the Northeast Oakland Historical Museum. Students learned all about how folks lived, dressed, worked and played back in the 19th and early 20th centuries....more >>
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Born March 29th
1819: Edwin Drake, drilled the first productive oil well.
1835: Elihu Thomson, the English-born American inventor of electric welding and arc lighting.
1867: Cy Young, major league baseball pitcher with the most wins (509 or 511 total).
1875: Lou Henry Hoover, first lady President Herbert Hoover.
1881: Raymond Hood, architect.
March 29th
in history
1913: The German government announces a raise in taxes in order to finance the new military budget.
1916: The Italians call off the fifth attack on Isonzo.
1936: Italy firebombs the Ethiopian city of Harar.
1941: The British sink five Italian warships off the Peloponnesus coast in the Mediterranean.
1951: The Chinese reject Gen. Douglas MacArthur's offer for a truce in Korea.