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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 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
September 3rd
in history
1914: The French capital is moved from Paris to Bordeaux as the Battle of the Marne begins.A fanatically selfless sense of duty drove nurse Edith Cavell to harbor Allied soldiers behind German lines.
1916: The German Somme front is broken by an Allied offensive.It took a lot of demonstrating to sell the U.S. Army on motorized transport, but the ultimate incentive came when the American Expeditionary Force entered World War I.
1918: The United States recognizes the nation of Czechoslovakia.
1939: After Germany ignores Great Britain's ultimatum to stop the invasion of Poland, Great Britain declares war on Germany, marking the beginning of World War II in Europe.Battling overwhelming odds in the air and his superiors on the ground, Germany's Adolf Galland became a legend.
1939: The British passenger ship Athenia is sunk by a German submarine in the Atlantic, with 30 Americans among those killed. American Secretary of State Cordell Hull warns Americans to avoid travel to Europe unless absolutely necessary.Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.