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Lake Orion schools continue to out pace neighboring districts

By Katelyn Crain Intern for The Review Scores for the ACT and Michigan Merit Exams have been released and Lake Orion juniors continue to achieve high standards. There are four levels students can place on the MME: level one is advanced, level two is proficient, level three is partially proficient and level four is not proficient....more >>
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Kwapis makes healthy living his mission

Most teens entering high school in the fall are worried about typical things like what to wear on the first day, whether or not they'll fit in and finding all of their classes, not to mention their locker....more >>

OHS student gets sneak peek at medical world

Oxford High School senior Gregory Rosenhauer got the opportunity of a lifetime to spend two weeks studying medicine in Boston, MA earlier this summer. Rosenhauer attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine from June 26 to July 5....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1903: Turks destroy the town of Kastoria in Bulgaria, killing 10,000 civilians.
1917: The German Army recaptures the Russian Port of Riga from Russian forces.
1939: With the German army already attacking western Poland, the Soviet Union launches an invasion of eastern Poland.The Polish submarine Orzel escaped from internment and went on to fight the Germans against long odds.
1942: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill meets with Soviet Premier Josef Stalin in Moscow as the German Army rams into Stalingrad.The Krummer Lauf allowed German infantry and motorized artillery units to actually fire around corners.
1944: British airborne troops parachute into Holland to capture the Arnhem bridge as part of Operation Market-Garden. The plan called for the airborne troops to be relieved by British troops, but they were left stranded and eventually surrendered to the Germans.