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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 September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1850: The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule ironically gave his life for the red man, not the black.
1853: The Allies defeat the Russians at the battle of Alma on the Crimean Peninsula.
1863: Union troops under George Thomas prevent the Union defeat at Chickamauga from becoming a rout, earning him the nickname the Rock of Chickamauga. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1934: Bruno Hauptmann arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.B.F. Mahoney was the 'mystery man' behind the Ryan company that built Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
1952: Scientists confirm that DNA holds hereditary data.