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Special needs students get iPads for X-mas

Christmas came early for Lakeville Elementary teachers Amy Devin and Lauren Pawlowski. Devin and Pawlowski, who teach special needs children, got a surprise Christmas present when they were presented with two brand new iPads, donated by Benjamin Duff, president of Cornerpieces, a charity organization located in Sault Ste....more >>
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Sing-along with OES, Clear Lake

Prior to leaving for Christmas break, the students at Oxford and Clear Lake elementaries enjoyed their annual sing-alongs last week, which consisted of festive tunes and a wacky holiday play put on by each school's respective staff....more >>
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OHS Spanish Club says 'Feliz Navidad' to seniors

The Oxford High School Spanish Club spread some Christmas cheer and promoted a little cultural awareness last week during its visit to Independence Village of Waterstone. The students sang a variety Christmas songs, in both Spanish and English, to a delighted audience of senior citizens, some of whom chose to sing along....more >>

School district votes to withdraw from International Academy

With Oxford High School getting closer and closer to International Baccalaureate authorization, the Board of Education unanimously voted during their meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 to gradually withdraw their students from the International Academy (IA), located in Bloomfield Hills....more >>
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Perfect harmony for the holiday season

Oxford's Super Singers were in perfect harmony at their Christmas concert held Dec. 15 at the high school's Fine Arts Center. Consisting of fourth and fifth-graders from Oxford, Leonard, Lakeville and Clear Lake elementaries, the group sang a variety of holiday tunes from the timeless classics of Irving Berlin to a fun rap version of "Up on the Housetop....more >>
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Born September 23rd
1889: Walter Lippmann, journalist, one of the founders of The New Republic Magazine in 1914.
1889: Louise Nevelson, sculptor.
1915: Clifford G. Shull, physicist, improved techniques for exploring the atomic structure of matter.
1926: John Coltrane, influential jazz saxaphonist.
1930: Ray Charles, rhythm 'n' blues piano player and singer.
September 23rd
in history
1803: British Major General Sir Arthur Wellesley defeats the Marathas at Assaye, India.
1805: Lieutenant Zebulon Pike pays $2,000 to buy from the Sioux a 9-square-mile tract at the mouth of the Minnesota River that will be used to establish a military post, Fort Snelling.
1806: The Lewis and Clark Expedition arrives back in St. Louis just over three years after its departure.Ken Burns' unique vision of the American West.
1864: Confederate and Union forces clash at Mount Jackson, Front Royal and Woodstock in Virginia during the Valley campaign.A look at Stonewall Jackson's Virginia.
1911: The Second International Aviation Meet opens in New York.The many contributions of aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss receive top billing in an upstate New York museum.