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Pet therapy dog makes difference at OHS

Oxford High School's newest student is immediately carving out a hole in the entire student population's heart. Gracie can be seen at the high school four days a week strolling the halls and visiting classrooms, helping calm students and offering hugs, unconditional love and affection for everyone she meets....more >>

Enrollment unofficially down

Still waiting for numbers from OHS, virtual school

All the data might not be back yet, but the preliminary results of Count Day on Feb. 8 shows the district's student population fell from the previous count in September. According to data from Kathy Absher, who oversees the district enrollment for Student Services, the district is unofficially down 14....more >>
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OHS student will use health skills, knowledge to compete

Add another Oxford High School student who will be heading to a state final competition in April. OHS junior Natalie Jones won the bronze medal in physical therapy during the Health Occupations Students of America regional, which took place Feb....more >>
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Robotics team pitches funding idea to state senator

The Oxford High School Robotics team, TORC 2137, was showcasing more than school spirit Friday morning. Michigan Senator Jim Marleau (R-Lake Orion) stopped by the engineering lab to listen to a proposal from the robotics team to allocate approximately $5,000 for each high school robotic team in the state....more >>
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Born September 30th
1863: Reinhard von Scheer, German admiral who commanded the German fleet at the Battle of Jutland.
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
September 30th
in history
1954: NATO nations agree to arm and admit West Germany.
1955: Actor and teen idol James Dean is killed in a car crash while driving his Porsche on his way to enter it into a race in Salinas, California.
1960: Fifteen African nations are admitted to the United Nations.
1962: U.S. Marshals escort James H. Meredith into the University of Mississippi; two die in the mob violence that follows.
1965: President Lyndon Johnson signs legislation that establishes the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities.While the military is responsible for fighting a war, its civilian superiors not only wage war but also determine how it will be fought.