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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 September 21st
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
1947: Stephen King, author best known for supernatural and horror tales.
1947: Marsha Norman,playwright (Getting Out, 'Night Mother).
September 21st
in history
1863: Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave. At Chickamauga Creek, the two sides collided.
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.
1936: The German army holds its largest maneuvers since 1914.Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie warned the League of Nations of the dangers of appeasement.