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Additional names to OMS honor roll

Two students, sixth-grader Izaak Ossege and seventh-grader Nicholas Peel, were accidently left off of the Oxford Middle School Honor Roll. Congratuations on all of your hard work and best of luck the rest of the school year....more >>

Protecting our youth starts at home

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor While it may be impossible for young people to admit it, Michele Novak thinks many kids, including plenty in our community, really do look up to adults as role models....more >>

Three bonds, one vote, $20 million proposed by school administration

Clarkston Community Schools administration recommended the Board of Education approve a $20 million bond for the May 2012 election at their Dec. 12 meeting. The board will now review and finalize the bond list presented to them, which cut $3 million from a list presented Nov....more >>
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Christmas at the O.K. Corral

Clear Lake Elementary's second-graders celebrated a western-style Yuletide with their "Christmas at the O.K. Corral" concert held Dec. 8 at the high school's Fine Arts Center. The townspeople of Snowy Gulch are preparing to celebrate Christmas with their annual festival at the O....more >>

Additions to OMS honor roll

Two students, sixth-grader Izaak Ossege and seventh-grader Nicholas Peel, were accidently left off the Oxford Middle School honor roll, which was printed in the Nov. 30 edition of the Oxford Leader....more >>
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Crushing cans for college credits

A group of Oxford High School students last week celebrated the end of their college-level course by crushing aluminum soda cans with strange contraptions. It sounds weird, but that's how future engineers roll....more >>
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Busy as elves in Leonard!

Leonard Elementary looked more like Santa's workshop than a school Friday night. Tons of little ones filled the gymnasium as they painted and decorated all sorts of holiday gift items ranging from birdhouses to Christmas ornaments....more >>
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Born August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.