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Pursuing their dreams by displaying them

Some fortunate few students exit high school knowing what they want to do, be it business, sports, writing or more. Yet those with art in their hearts had a chance to display their talents on May 9 during the Orion Art Center's Joan Brace Scholership Award show....more >>
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School library offers tasty beverages

By Olivia Shumaker Review Intern The Information Resource Center (IRC), at Lake Orion High School is a place of learning, reading, research and now, coffee. With the opening of the Read a Latte Café in the IRC, students can now enjoy a cup of joe while they browse the shelves....more >>
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LOHS student finds passion in composing music

While many teens are in front of the TV with their videogame controllers, Tyler Eschendal is in front of his piano or computer composing music. Eschendal, a Lake Orion High School senior began composing his own music in his freshman year and for the past two years has been taking composition lessons through Oakland University....more >>
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Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?

The first graders of Paint Creek Elementary had a chance to show off their knowledge of fairy tales and their singing voices simultaneously when on May 17 the tenth annual Three Piggy Opera took place for parents and faculty alike....more >>
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Fourth graders learn about the circle of life

Spirits were high as fourth graders from Webber Elementary school said good luck and farewell to their prized salmon on Saturday, May 12th. The students met Naturalist Jamie Huhta at Yates Park on the Clinton River for the release of 89 Chinook Salmon....more >>

'The Trial of Goldilocks'

Once again, Scripps Middle School students took to the stage and wowed audiences on May 17 and 18. Students displayed their courtroom acumen on the Scripps stage as they portrayed the roles of judge, lawyers, clients, and jury in the hilariously funny rhyming play "The Trial of Goldilocks....more >>
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Driving to raise money

Chrysler drivers were seen at St. Joes eph Catholic school on May 17 as part of the school's fundraiser for the eight grade Washington DC Field Trip. Milosch's Palace Chrysler Jeep Dodge had the Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300, and the Chrysler Town and Country mini-van available for guests to drive....more >>
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The best of times

North Sashabaw Elementary students invaded the field and welcomed the fun actitivities in front of them last Friday. For their Field Day, the theme was Best of Gym Class, providing all the favorites....more >>
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Top scholars win awards

Clarkston Community Schools recognized 30 seniors at an Awards Breakfast sponsored by Clarkston State Bank on May 15. "This group of students really challenged themselves academically," Principal Gary Kaul said....more >>
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1901: Anna Edson Taylor, 43, is the first woman to go safely over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She made the attempt for the cash award offered, which she put toward the loan on her Texas ranch.
1916: Henry Ford awards equal pay to women. Industrialist Henry Ford helped lead American war production with the gigantic facility at Willow Run.
1917: The Austro-German army routs the Italian army at Caporetto, Italy.
1929: Black Thursday--the first day of the stock market crash which began the Great Depression.
1931: Al (Alphonse) Capone, the prohibition-era Chicago gangster, is sent to prison for tax evasion.