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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 May 23rd
1910: Artie Shaw, bandleader and clarinetist.
1920: Helen O'Connell, big band vocalist.
1928: Rosemary Clooney, singer.
1934: Robert A. Moog, electrical engineer, creator of the Moog synthesizer.
1947: Jane Kenyon, poet (Let Evening Come, Otherwise).
May 23rd
in history
1864: Union General Ulysses Grant attempts to outflank Confederate Robert E. Lee in the Battle of North Anna, Virginia.
1900: Civil War hero Sgt. William H. Carney becomes the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor, thirty-seven years after the Battle of Fort Wagner.
1901: American forces capture Filipino rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo.
1915: Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary.
1934: Gangsters Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are killed by Texas Rangers.