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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 August 29th
1809: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., poet, essayist and father of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
1898: Preston Sturges, screenwiter, film director and playwright.
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
August 29th
in history
0: The Temple of Jerusalem burns after a nine-month Roman siege.
1526: Ottoman Suleiman the Magnificent crushes a Hungarian army under Lewis II at the Battle of Mohacs.
1533: In Peru, the Inca chief Atahualpa is executed by orders of Francisco Pizarro, although the chief had already paid his ransom.
1776: General George Washington retreats during the night from Long Island to New York City.
1793: Slavery is abolished in Santo Domingo.