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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 February 7th
1812: Charles Dickens, prolific English novelist whose stories reflected life in Victorian England. Some of his more famous works include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.
1837: Sir James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and editor.
1867: Laura Ingalls Wilder, author whose works were the basis for television's Little House on the Prairie.
1885: Sinclair Lewis, novelist of satire and realism. (Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry).
1905: Ulf Svante von Euler-Chelpin, Swedish physiologist.
February 7th
in history
1783: The Siege of Gibraltar, which was pursued by the Spanish and the French since July 24, 1779, is finally lifted.
1818: The first successful U.S. educational magazine, Academician, begins publication in New York City.
1882: American pugilist John L. Sullivan becomes the last of the bare-knuckle world heavyweight champions with his defeat of Patty Ryan in Mississippi City.
1905: Congress grants statehood to Oklahoma. New Mexico and Arizona are the only remaining territories.
1913: The Turks lose 5,000 men in a battle with the Bulgarian army in Gallipoli.