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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 31st
1918: Alan Jay Lerner, playwright and lyricist (Brigadoon, Camelot).
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
1935: Eldridge Cleaver, political activist and author of Soul on Fire.
1936: Marva Collins, innovative educator who started Chicago's one-room school, Westside Preparatory.
1945: Van Morrison, Irish singer, songwriter.
August 31st
in history
1521: Cortes captures the city of Tenochtitlan, Mexico, and sets it on fire.
1756: The British at Fort William Henry, New York, surrender to Louis Montcalm of France.
1802: Captain Merriwether Lewis leaves Pittsburgh to meet up with Captain William Clark and begin their trek to the Pacific Ocean.
1864: At the Democratic convention in Chicago, General George B. McClellan is nominated for president.
1919: The Communist Labor Party is founded in Chicago, with the motto, Workers of the world unite!