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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 August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.