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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 7th
1885: Nils Bohr, physicist whose model of atomic structure helped establish quantum theory.
1900: Heinrich Himmler, Nazi leader.
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
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in history
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1949: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known as Tokyo Rose, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason. American-Born Axis Sally.
1957: A fire in the Windscale plutonium production reactor (later called Sellafield) north of Liverpool, England, spreads radioactive iodine and polonium through the countryside and into the Irish Sea. Livestock in the immediate area were destroyed, along with 500,000 gallons of milk. At least 30, and possibly as many as 1,000, cancer deaths were subsequently linked to the accident.
1985: Four Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) hijackers seize the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and demand the release of 50 Palestinians held by Israel.