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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 September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.
1882: The first Labor Day is observed in New York City by the Carpenters and Joiners Union.
1894: By an act of Congress, Labor Day is declared a national holiday.