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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 3rd
1916: Robert Whitehead, Broadway producer (Bus Stop, A Man for All Seasons).
1918: Arthur Kornberg, Nobel Prize-winning biochemist.
1920: Robert Searle, cartoonist.
1926: James Merrill, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet (Divine Comedies).
1927: Nicolas Freeling, crime writer.
March 3rd
in history
1857: Under pretexts, Britain and France declare war on China.
1861: The serfs of Russia are emancipated by Alexander II as part of a program of westernization.
1863: President Abraham Lincoln signs the conscription act compelling U.S. citizens to report for duty in the Civil War or pay $300.00.
1877: Rutherford B. Hays, the republican governor of Ohio is elected president, his election confirmed by an electoral commission after disputed election the previous November.
1878: Russia and the Ottomans sign the treaty of Stenafano, granting independence to Serbia.