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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 October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1877: Nez Perce Chief Joseph surrenders to Colonel Nelson Miles in Montana Territory, after a 1,700-mile trek to reach Canada falls 40 miles short.
1880: The first ball-point pen is patented on this day by Alonzo T. Cross.
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.