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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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Born September 18th
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
1951: Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., African-American neurosurgeon.
September 18th
in history
1934: The League of Nations admits the Soviet Union.Joseph Avenol, secretary-general of the League of Nations.
1939: A German U-boat sinks the British aircraft carrier Courageous, killing 500 people.Captain Johnnie Walker, R.N., and the U-boat menace.
1948: Margaret Chase Smith becomes the first woman elected to the Senate without completing another senator's term when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten. Smith is also the only woman to be elected to and serve in both houses of Congress.
1960: Two thousand cheer Castro's arrival in New York for the United Nations session.
1964: U.S. destroyers fire on hostile targets in Vietnam.New light on Gulf of Tonkin.