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Rock in D.C.

Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Rod Rock spent three days in the nation's capitol, returning with national insights into education. "They were saying in Washington, even as employment rates decrease it still take time for the housing market and different revenue sources to come back," Rock said....more >>
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Dancing Wildcats

The limbo bar kept getting lower and the line of North Sashabaw Elementary students dwindled down to five. Many continued to try to hold their balance during the school's Valentine Dinner Dance....more >>
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Dodge, duck and dive for a cause

Clarkston High School student Angela Harris held onto the purple foam dodgeball and faced off with Clarkston Junior High School Language Arts teacher Sarah Wasilk. They watched for the other to make a move as the last minute counted down in the championship round at the First Annual Dodgeball Tournament, held by LEAD students on Feb....more >>
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DA students learn they are what they eat

You are what you eat. Mom tells us that when we're kids. Our doctor tells us this when we're adults. A group of second-graders from Daniel Axford Elementary were told this by Meijer Produce Clerk Alice Marsh as she gave them a fun tour of the Oxford store Tuesday....more >>
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Students fill placemats with memories for V-day

Valentine's Day is usually celebrated by giving tons of flowers, candy, teddy bears and mushy heart-shaped greeting cards to the people we love. But the second-graders in teacher Colleen Kazor's class at Daniel Axford Elementary did something different this year by giving the gift of themselves....more >>
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Born September 30th
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
1935: Johnny Mathis, singer.
September 30th
in history
1943: The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps becomes the Women's Army Corps, a regular contingent of the U.S. Army with the same status as other army service corps.
1949: The Berlin Airlift is officially halted after 277,264 flights.
1950: U.N. forces cross the 38th parallel separating North and South Korea as they pursue the retreating North Korean Army.In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century.
1954: The first atomic-powered submarine, the Nautilus, is commissioned in Groton, Connecticut.
1954: NATO nations agree to arm and admit West Germany.