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School spirit

Clarkston High School students slowly rose from the bleachers and lifted their hands in the air as the wave made its way around the gym on Sept. 22. Each of the three classes cheered, celebrated and competed in games during their Homecoming Pep Rally for the last attempt to win Spirit Week....more >>
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Kate Maloney is the new Oxford Idol

No doubt when Kate Maloney's interviewed someday about the humble origins of her phenomenal singing career, she'll cite winning the 2011 Oxford Idol contest as the beginning of her meteoric rise to fame....more >>

District hires new man to lead virtual academy

Oxford Community Schools has found the next leading man to take its Virtual Academy to new heights. At the board meeting on Monday, Sept. 26, the district officially hired Andrew Hulbert to become the Director of Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA), effective immediately....more >>
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Students run for fun and funds!

Students at Daniel Axford and Oxford elementaries participated in their annual Fun Runs last week to raise money for their schools' combined PTO. But they did more than just run. They hula-hooped, danced the YMCA, ran through a maze and chilled with the one and only Wildcat mascot....more >>
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From Wildcat teacher to Dragon administrator

An Oxford native is moving down to the land of the Dragons to assume an administrative position at a middle school in Lake Orion. Rob Murray, who taught fourth grade at Leonard Elementary last year, took his talents to Waldon Middle School in Lake Orion during the first part of the school year to become the middle school's assistant principal....more >>
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See Lakeville run!

Lakeville Elementary students (from left) Christopher Baksi, Alejandra Islas and Kaitlyn Weiss....more >>
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Born November 30th
1835: Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), American writer best remembered for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
1874: Winston Churchill, British prime minister during and after World War II.
1874: Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables.
1912: Gordon Parks, photographer.
1915: Brownie McGhee, singer and guitarist.
November 30th
in history
1864: The Union wins the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee.
1900: The French government denounces British actions in South Africa, declaring sympathy for the Boers.
1900: Oscar Wilde dies in a Paris hotel room after saying of the room's wallpaper: One of us had to go.
1906: President Theodore Roosevelt publicly denounces segregation of Japanese schoolchildren in San Francisco.
1919: Women cast votes for the first time in French legislative elections.