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From Scripps to China via Oxford

Northeast Yucai Oxford (NYO) International High School in Shenyang, China has found it's leading man. Aaron Dobson, the current assistant principal at Scripps Middle School in Lake Orion, will become the first ever principal at NYO, which is scheduled to open this fall....more >>

Lead the Way approved despite funding questions

Clarkston Board of Education voted 4-3, June 13, to approve Project Lead the Way as a permanent program at Clarkston High. Vice-president Sue Boatman asked the motion be amended to require the engineering program to remain self-funding, especially salaries and benefits....more >>
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Principal picked for Chinese high school

Northeast Yucai Oxford (NYO) International High School in Shenyang, China has found it's leading man. Aaron Dobson, the current assistant principal at Scripps Middle School in Orion, will become the first-ever principal at NYO, which is scheduled to open this fall....more >>

Crossroads out: Other housing found for Chinese students

Crossroads for Youth will no longer be the official home of the Oxford International Residency Academy (OIRA). Superintendent of Oxford Community Schools Dr. William Skilling is currently in negotiations with Queen of the Family Retreat Center to house the female Chinese students who are coming this fall as part of the OIRA....more >>

Alternative high school moving to Echo Grove

Change is in the wind for Crossing Bridges Alternative High School. Not only will the school be getting a new principal in Mike Schweig, former principal at Oxford High School, it will also be moving from Crossroads for Youth to Echo Grove Camp and Retreat Center, located on 1101 Camp Rd....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
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in history
1792: Verdun, France, surrenders to the Prussian Army.
1798: The Maltese people revolt against the French occupation, forcing the French troops to take refuge in the citadel of Valetta in Malta.
1870: Napoleon III capitulates to the Prussians at Sedan, France.
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.