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OHS Chorale earns grand champion status

The Oxford High School Chorale was awarded the Grand Champion Trophy at the Music-in-the-Parks festival held at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, OH on Friday, May 18. Director of Choirs Chris Card took 120 of his 200 singers to the national competition....more >>

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Students show off fashion skills

Senior Ashley Rini and juniors Tanna Thronson and Krystal Tucker represented Oxford High School at the second annual SkillsUSA Dinner and Fashion show Wednesday May 9. They joined over 65 students from across Oakland County to demonstrate the skills they've been learning as part of the curriculum at the Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast (OSTC-NE) and to help offset costs for an upcoming national conference....more >>

Doors open in fourth school program

Project Lead the Way joins three other unlimited enrollment School of Choice programs in Clarkston. Open enrollment programs also include CSMTech, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, and Advanced Studies Program....more >>
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Made it!

Trevor Smith celebrates ending his senior year on May 22 in the Clarkston High School gymnasium. The seniors took their last walk through the high school after exams. Graduation is June 4 for Clarkston at DTE Music Theatre....more >>
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Inspired by books

Springfield Plains Elementary students excitedly passed through the halls on Festival Day, May 18. All workshops were inspired by books. Students had a variety of workshops from health to travel to using their creative side to choose from....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.
1959: The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.
1962: The first federal suit to end public school segregation is filed by the U.S. Justice Department.
1976: The Space Shuttle is unveiled to the public. Shuttles are the highest, fastest airplanes, but they can't break the image barrier back on the ground.