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It was a lovely day to walk to school!

The weather was absolutely perfect as Clear Lake Elementary students and parents alike celebrated International Walk to School Day on Oct. 5. The day is designed to help create safer routes for walking and bicycling along with emphasizing important issues such as increasing physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, traffic congestion and concern for the environment....more >>
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National Honor Society inducts 34 new members

"You are the cream of the crop." That's how Oxford High School Principal Todd Dunckley repeatedly described the 34 junior and senior students who were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) on Monday evening....more >>
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Leonard kids hoof it to school

It was a goregous morning on Oct. 5 as Leonard Elementary students and parents alike celebrated International Walk to School Day by hoofing it to their local place of fun and learning....more >>
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Fun Run!

Participating in Leonard Elementary's Oct. 4 Fun Run to benefit the school's PTO are (from left) students Michael McQueen, Mackenzie Carter, Charlotte McClenaghan and Dylan Sherman....more >>
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Fun at the museum!

Oxford Middle School sixth-graders visited the Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium in Flint last week. There they learned about Flint history, robotics and various chemical and physical changes involving the three states of matter....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.