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Students stand against bullying

Lake Orion and Oxford Schools joined together against bullying. On May 4 the school district participated in "Stand 4 Change Day." "It's really nice for everybody to stand together in such a big group especially and stand against bullying," said Shannon Line from Scripps Middle School....more >>
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Orion professionals teach for a day

The kids of Blanche Sims received a different kind of education on May 10, when adults from around Orion Township and further came in to share what they did for a living. Every class room, from the smallest kindergarten to the busiest fifth grade, was entertained by professionals sharing their knowledge and explaining what they did....more >>
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Celebrating the arts!

Oxford High School art students showcased their considerable talents during an exhibition held Monday evening in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center....more >>
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Clear Lake joins the circus!

What kid hasn't ever dreamed of or at least vowed to out of anger running away and joining the circus. Well, the students at Clear Lake Elementary didn't have to run away because the circus came to them....more >>
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Born August 29th
1809: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., poet, essayist and father of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
1898: Preston Sturges, screenwiter, film director and playwright.
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
August 29th
in history
1776: General George Washington retreats during the night from Long Island to New York City.
1793: Slavery is abolished in Santo Domingo.
1862: Union General John Pope's army is defeated by a smaller Confederate force at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.