image
Palace Chrysler-Jeep
School News
/datedimages/2011/03/22/323490Ylu303AA8C.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Young artists, writers win honors

Fourteen Clarkston students earned statewide honors in Reflections, Parent Teacher Association's nationwide art competition. Clarkston students who received statewide recognition in the art program, based on the theme "Together We Can," include: Amanda E....more >>
/datedimages/2011/03/22/3235C7vJg3042699.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Wild times at Independence

Independence Elementary students giggled as Rascal, a capuchin monkey, hugged Mike Kohlrieser, the Understanding Wildlife host. Kohlrieser reached into his pocket and pulled out another grape for Rascal and the students and teachers smiled....more >>
/datedimages/2011/03/23/71D4F1JTM3C64503.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Goetz honored as Midwest PE Teacher of the Year

Oxford High School teacher Kathryn Goetz will be honored as the Midwest District High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) at its national convention in San Diego, California, March 29 to April 1....more >>
/datedimages/2011/03/23/71D594ijN3C67AA5.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Three nominated for Teacher of the Year

Teachers can help shape and mold the hearts and minds of students, no matter the age or grade level. Three outstanding teachers within the Oxford Community Schools were honored as nominees for the Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award at the Oxford Community Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 14....more >>
/datedimages/2011/03/23/71D67CvKG3C6DDE4.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

18 headed for Int'l DECA competition

The future of American business appears to be in very capable hands if the Oxford High School DECA Club is any indication. Eighteen of the 23 club members who participated in DECA's state competition, held in Grand Rapids over the weekend, earned state championship status....more >>
/datedimages/2011/03/23/71D71FtWm3C713F9.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Read to us!

Author Molly Glad visited Leonard Elementary last week to read some stories. Among them was the book she wrote entitled "The Night the King Couldn't Sleep: A Tale of Insomnia." Glad's visit was in honor of March is Reading Month....more >>
/datedimages/2011/03/23/71D79ElUL3C74C1B.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Choirs high ratings at district festival

Oxford High School choirs posted some top notch scores during District Choral Festival, which was held at OHS on Monday, March 14. Four choirs sang and did sight readings before a panel of judges and when the results came back, two choirs, concert choir and men's choir received superior ratings, while chorale and women's choir received excellent ratings....more >>
/datedimages/2011/03/23/71D810SOx3C77CDB.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

A handy way to communicate

Second-graders in teacher Lee Phillips' class at Daniel Axford Elementary recently got a lesson in sign language when Shannon Williams, a hearing impaired teacher consultant for Oakland Schools, visited the classroom as part of March is Reading Month....more >>
/datedimages/2011/03/23/71D8B3QoL3C7B297.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Raptors invade Lakeville!

Winged-predators with sharp talons visited Lakeville Elementary March 18. But don't worry, they were only there to teach the students, not eat them. Kathy Frantz, an environmental presenter from the Howell Nature Center, talked to students about birds of prey, otherwise known as raptors....more >>
Clarkston Cleaning
The Oxford Leader
SPI Subscriptions
Thursday
02 - 11 - 16
03:09
February
arrow
S M T W T F S

123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
2829
Site Search


Born February 11th
1855: Josephine Marshall Jewell Dodge, American educator, pioneer in the concept of day nurseries for children.
1898: Leo Szilard, physicist, instrumental in the Manhattan Project.
1907: William J. Levitt, U.S. businessman and community builder who led the postwar housing revolutions with his Levittowns.
1908: Phillipe Dunne, screenwriter and director (How Green Was My Valley).
1912: Roy Fuller, poet and novelist.
February 11th
in history
1965: President Lyndon Johnson orders air strikes against targets in North Vietnam, in retaliation for guerrilla attacks on the American military in South Vietnam.
1966: Vice President Hubert Humphrey begins a tour of Vietnam.
1974: Communist-led rebels shower artillery fire into a crowded area of Phnom Pehn, killing 139 and injuring 46 others.
1975: Mrs. Margaret Thatcher becomes the first woman to lead the British Conservative Party.
1990: South African political leader Nelson Mandela is released from prison in Paarl, South Africa, after serving more than 27 years of a life sentence.