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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 October 23rd
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
1942: Michael Crichton, writer (Jurassic Park, The Andromeda Strain).
October 23rd
in history
1952: The Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded to Ukranian-born microbiologist Selmart A. Waksman for his discovery of an effective treatment of tuberculosis.
1954: In Paris, an agreement is signed providing for West German sovereignty and permitting West Germany to rearm and enter NATO and the Western European Union.
1973: A U.N. sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur war between Israel and Syria. Sacrificial stand in the Golan Heights.
1983: A truck filled with explosives, driven by a Moslem terrorist, crashes into the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. The bomb kills 237 Marines and injures 80. Almost simultaneously, a similar incident occurs at French military headquarters, where 58 die and 15 are injured.
4004: According to 17th century divine James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, and Dr. John Lightfoot of Cambridge, the world was created on this day, a Sunday, at 9 a.m.