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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 April 28th
1892: John Jacob Niles, American folk singer and folklorist.
1898: William Soutar, Scottish poet.
1902: Johan Borgen, Norwegian novelist.
1912: Odette Hallowes, British secret agent.
1926: Harper Lee, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (To Kill a Mockingbird).
April 28th
in history
1946: The Allies indict Tojo on 55 counts of war crimes
1947: Norwegian anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl and five others set out in a balsa wood craft known as Kon Tiki to prove that Peruvian Indians could have settled in Polynesia.
1953: French troops evacuate northern Laos.
1965: The U.S. Army and Marines invade the Dominican Republic.
1967: Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the U.S. Army and is stripped of boxing title.