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Food for Lighthouse

Clarkston Junior High School students collected 1,850 items and $820 for Lighthouse North in their week-long Souper Bowl food drive. Clarkston Junior High Leadership class, led by teacher J....more >>

Local students make Central's Honors List

Central Michigan University's fall semester honors list includes Clarkston students Ryan Alexander, Keera Allen, Jonathan Arcobello, Katherine Bailey, Scott Barker, Jonathan Bauer, Angela Bollini, Derek Booker, Johann Britting, Jonathan Brown, Andrew Cabaj, Melinda Cabaj, Krista Cassisi, Meredith Clark, Jennifer Coates, Elizabeth Crawford, Lauren Culver, Rebecca Culver, Anne Drolet, Melanie Dunnigan, Scott Ehlke, Kathryn Emerick, Celeste Evans, Allison Facciolla, Mckenzie Gauthier, Timothy Ginn, Kaitlin Grost, Christy Grusnick, Jenna Guilds, Hillary Hacker, Anne Hart, Robert Hearnes, Dustin Humphreys, Jennifer Jochum, Lauren Johnson, Sarah Johnson, Jaclyn Johnston, Adam Koelb, Lindsay Kolich, Andrea Kovacic, Jordan LaPorte, Katarzyna Laskowska, Jessica Lazoen, Chelsea Lyberg, Stephen McIssac, Rebecca Meisner, Mitchell Miller, Christine Neal, Brittany Noble, Justin Orminski, Kaci Poland, Rebecca Reas, Brianna Reuter, Lauren Ring, Kirsten Rogers, Christine Rozwadowski, Alexander Sak, Emma Scagnoli, Jessica Scagnoli, Michelle Sun, Daniel Thompson, William Thompson, Stephen Trawick, Megan Vance, Chelsea Warner, Maxx Whaley and Jayme Wilson; and Davisburg students Brittany Elia, Jessica Frick, Michael Giannetti, Aaron Sharp and Adam Sharp....more >>
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Schooled on tricks of the video trade

Senior Ivan Blade sunk the camera into the pool at Clarkston High School as his classmates held their breath and went under the water. After a few moments, they came back out and Blade pulled the camera back out, safe and dry in its sealed plastic bag....more >>

New class schedule in the works for OHS

A new class schedule is on its way to Oxford High School in the near future. The biggest question is when. Oxford Community Schools is looking to do away with the current schedule and switch to a rotating, seven-period day....more >>
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Welcome to Camp Iwannaread

Daniel Axford Elementary second-graders in teacher Chad Boyd's class celebrated the beginning of "March is Reading Month" by roughing it sort of. Students transformed their classroom into a campsite by pitching tents, building a makeshift campfire and rolling out sleeping bags....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
331: Alexander the Great decisively shatters King Darius III's Persian army at Gaugamela (Arbela), in a tactical masterstroke that leaves him master of the Persian Empire. Alexander's First Great Victory.
1273: Rudolf of Hapsburg is elected emperor in Germany.
1588: The feeble Sultan Mohammed Shah of Persia, hands over power to his 17-year old son Abbas.
1791: In Paris, the National Legislative Assembly holds its first meeting.
1839: The British government decides to send a punitive naval expedition to China.