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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 August 27th
1871: Theodore Dreiser, novelist (Sister Carrie).
1899: C.S. Forester, novelist and author of the Horatio Hornblower series.
1908: Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th president of the United States (1963-1969).
1910: Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
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in history
1912: Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes first appears in a magazine.
1916: Italy declares war on Germany.
1928: Fifteen nations sign the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact, outlawing war and calling for the settlement of disputes through arbitration. Forty-seven other countries eventually sign the pact.
1941: The Prime Minister of Japan, Fumimaro Konoye, issues an invitation for a meeting with President Roosevelt.
1945: B-29 Superfortress bombers begin to drop supplies into Allied prisoner of war camps in China.