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Seniors' summer starts, graduation Friday

By Katelyn Crain Lake Orion Review Intern In just one week from Friday, area beaches will be packed and fastfood drive-thrus will be lined up with cars. Everyone knows what this means -- summertime is here, kids are counting down, and school will be out! However, the Seniors of Lake Orion High School don't have to wait until June 17 for their classes came to an end....more >>
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Orion pool participates in world record

Record-breaking attempt good way to promote water and swimming safety

Lake Orion High School will soon become the site for an attempt on breaking a world record. After receiving news about an international attempt on the world's largest swimming lesson, Aquatics Director Amy Kuiper, of the LOHS Natatorium, decided to enter the facility to be one of around 50 different locations to hold a simultaneous swim lesson....more >>
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Senior celebrations

Clarkston High School seniors took their last exam on June 1 before heading to the gym to pick up their caps and gowns and start their final walk through the high school. After sharing hugs with family and friends and posing for photos they headed to Clintonwood Park for their senior picnic for fun and food....more >>

Nationally certified

Pre-engineering program opens doors for students

Oxford High students wishing to pursue careers in engineering and technology will now be eligible for college credit, scholarships and preferential treatment in the college admissions process because the school's Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program received national certification last week....more >>
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Meet OHS top graduates:

Chen, Schonfeld, Thaler

After spending numerous hours cramming for tests, writing research papers and giving countless presentations, three students rose above the rest to become this year's valedictorian and co-salutatorians....more >>

Grads seek God's guidance

Trust God's guidance for your life and make good choices were the messages given to seniors during the Baccalaureate Service at Oxford High School on Thursday, June 2. OHS senior Mallory Skilling gave the keynote speech during the service, saying they don't need each and every answer to life's questions because God has a plan for them....more >>
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Fun & games at Lakeville

With the school year ending, the students at Lakeville Elementary got a jump on summer vacation with their annual Field Day held Friday afternoon. The kids traded their books, pencils and tests for plenty of fresh air, sunshine and fun....more >>
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1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
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in history
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1946: Eugene O'Neill's play The Iceman Cometh opens at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York.
1949: Harvard Law School begins admitting women. Women in the Workplace: Education.
1950: U.N. forces, led by the First Cavalry Division, cross the 38th parallel in South Korea and begin attacking northward towards the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1983: The president of South Korea, Doo Hwan Chun, with his cabinet and other top officials are scheduled to lay a wreath on a monument in Rangoon, Burma, when a bomb explodes. Hwan had not yet arrived so escaped injury, but 17 Koreans--including the deputy prime minister and two other cabinet members--and two Burmese are killed. North Korea is blamed.