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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 March 2nd
1904: Henry Dreyfuss, industrial designer of everything from telephones to the interior of the Boeing 707.
1904: Theodor Seuss Geisel [Dr. Seuss], author of numerous children's books including The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham.
1923: Doc Watson, singer and guitarist.
1931: Mikhail Gorbachev, Secretary General of the Soviet Union. Responsible for restructuring the Soviet economy (perestroika) and openness and information (glasnost).
1942: John Irving, novelist (The World According to Garp).
March 2nd
in history
1896: Bone Mizell, the famed cowboy of Florida, is sentenced to two years of hard labor in the state pen for cattle rustling. He would only serve a small portion of the sentence.
1901: Congress passes the Platt amendment, which limits Cuban autonomy as a condition for withdrawal of U.S. troops.
1908: An international conference on arms reduction opens in London.
1908: Gabriel Lippman introduces the new three-dimensional color photography at the Academy of Sciences.
1917: Congress passes the Jones Act making Puerto Rico a territory of the United States and makes the inhabitants U.S. citizens.