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Vote and help Daniel Axford win video contest

Grab your mouse and start clicking because Daniel Axford (DA) Elementary needs your help to win an on-line contest. DA is a finalist in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2012 Video Contest....more >>

Dogs visit Alpha

Springfield Plains Elementary's Alpha Club welcomed U.S. Therapy Dogs of Davison, Jan. 10. They work patients in hospitals, as well as with children and seniors. Alpha Club, Junior Optimist groups, are sponsored by Clarkston Area Optimists Club in local elementary schools....more >>
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No place for bullies at OMS, OHS

Nobody likes a bully, especially Oxford High School seniors Sara Ruch and Kayli Kammerer. That's why these two young ladies chose to help organize and promote the Bully Busters program at their school and Oxford Middle School....more >>

OES Action Wall promotes making a difference

At Oxford Elementary, no good deed goes unnoticed. Just ask all the students and teachers whose photos and positive accomplishments are prominently featured on the school's Action Wall....more >>

Changing the world one good deed at a time

Fifth-grader Emma DiMalanta She wrote a letter to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder asking if he could help save the life of Yousef Nadarkhani, an imprisoned Iranian pastor who is facing the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity....more >>
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18 BPA students qualify for state competition

"Total shock." That's how Oxford High School teacher Maria Wolbert described her reaction to the fact that all 18 of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) students who participated in the regional competition qualified for the state competition....more >>
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Clear Lakers give their brains a boost

Who said reading and math isn't fun. Six students at Clear Lake Elementary found out reading and practicing math over Christmas Break pays off as they were invited to an after school party on Jan....more >>

OHS juniors apply now for youth police, govt. programs

Oxford High School juniors interested in learning about the inner workings of government or pursuing a career in law enforcement can pick up applications for special summer programs in the counseling office....more >>
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Born August 22nd
1880: George Herriman, cartoonist, creator of Krazy Kat.
1891: Jacque Lipchitz, sculptor.
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
August 22nd
in history
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.
1945: Conflict in Vietnam begins when a group of Free French parachute into southern Indochina, in repsonse to a successful coup by communist guerilla Ho Chi Minh.
1983: Benigno Aquino, the only real opposition on Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as president of the Philippines, is gunned down at Manila Airport.