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Welcome back Lake Orion students

By Olivia Shumaker Special Writer for The Review Summer was fun, but Lake Orion High School's 2,600-plus students have now been back in school for more than a week. They have dusted the cobwebs off their backpacks, sharpened their pencils and stocked up on notebooks....more >>

Applications due Sept. 30 for unique college match, scholarship program

Oxford High School seniors interested in the opportunity to gain admission to the top colleges and universities in the country and possibly receive a full four-year scholarship have until Friday, Sept....more >>
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Getting to know Oxford's guests

After traveling more than 6,000 miles and spending 13 hours in the air two weeks ago, the five inaugural Chinese residents of the Oxford International Residency Academy got started with their Oxford education last week....more >>
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Born December 17th
1807: John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet, abolitionist, reformer and founder of the Liberal Party.
1908: Willard Frank Libby, American chemist who won a Nobel Prize for his part in creating the carbon-14 method in dating ancient findings.
December 17th
in history
1927: U.S. Secretary of State Kellogg suggests a worldwide pact renouncing war.
1938: Italy declares the 1935 pact with France invalid, because ratifications had not been exchanged. France denies the argument.
1939: In the Battle of River Plate near Montevideo, Uruguay, the British trap the German pocket battleship Graf Spee. German Captain Langsdorf sinks his ship believing that resistance is hopeless.
1943: U.S. forces invade Japanese-held New Britain Island in New Guinea. Morotai: Stepping stone to the Philippines.
1944: The German Army renews the attack on the Belgian town of Losheimergraben against the defending Americans during the Battle of the Bulge.Winter Fury near Elsenborn Ridge.