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TAMS prez honors Clear Lake with letter

When the head of one of the largest corporations in the entire world takes the time to write a 'thank you' letter to an elementary school, it's a pretty big deal. Toshiya Miyaguchi, president of Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc....more >>
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Celebrating Earth Day!

Students at Lakeville and Clear Lake elementaries celebrated Earth Day last week with a variety of activities designed to educate and raise awareness. At Lakeville, the students learned how an oil spill affects waterfowl, how long it takes a variety of items to biodegrade in landfills and how solar energy works....more >>
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Students get free bike helmets

POH Regional Medical Center and the Oxford Fire Department teamed up last week to distribute 350 free bicycle helmets to second-graders at Clear Lake, Lakeville, Daniel Axford and Leonard elementaries....more >>
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Born August 31st
1870: Maria Montessori, educator and founder of the Montessori schools.
1885: Duboise Heyward, novelist, poet and dramatist best know for Porgy which was the basis for the opera Porgy and Bess.
1899: Lynn Riggs, writer, her book Green Grow the Lilacs was adapted by Rodgers and Hammerstein to become Oklahoma.
1903: Arthur Godfrey, radio and television personality.
1905: Sanford Meisner, influential acting teacher.
August 31st
in history
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
1951: The 1st Marine Division begins its attack on Bloody Ridge in Korea. The four-day battle results in 2,700 Marine casualties.
1961: A concrete wall replaces the barbed wire fence that separates East and West Germany, it will be called the Berlin wall.
1994: The Irish Republican Army (IRA) announces a complete cessation of military operations, opening the way to a political settlement in Ireland for the first time in a quarter of a century.