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Recycled art adorns Lakeville's walls

Lakeville Elementary is a brighter and more colorful place these days thanks to some vibrant new murals created by students and parent volunteers. As visitors enter the school and look to the left, they are immediately struck by these amazing, eye-catching images of a tree, flowers, the sun, a cloud and the pièce de résistance, a giant rainbow-colored butterfly....more >>
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Grapplers need $4,500 to compete

A group of Oxford High School wrestlers is preparing to represent Wildcat country on a national level, but in order to compete, they need some financial support. Senior Kyle Hill, juniors Rocco Borg and Daniel Curtis, and sophomore Zachary Wood have all earned spots on the Michigan USA Wrestling National Team....more >>
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Super Singers give their regards to Broadway!

Super Singers from Clear Lake and Oxford elementaries got together Saturday to perform a smashing musical show entitled, "Broadway Beat." It featured songs from such hits as Annie, Grease, Rent, Hairspray, Wicked and Phantom of the Opera....more >>

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All night? All right!

Following the commencement ceremony Sunday, the Class of 2012 celebrated during the annual Senior All Night Party at Oxford High School. They gambled, played wacky games and rode a mechanical bull....more >>
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Who am I?

Oxford Elementary fifth-graders dressed up as prominent personalities and posed as living wax statues as part of a lesson on how people respond to conflict in different ways. The students had to choose one person from history, or even present day, who has dealt with conflict....more >>
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Fun day!

Leonard Elementary student enjoyed their annual Field Day last week....more >>
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A place for shade

It started with a vision and ended with the reality of a new pavilion, with a $5,000 grant from Lowe's. Andersonville Elementary wanted shade for not only students but families and visitors to enjoy on their playground....more >>
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Time for fun

Clarkston High School seniors headed to Clintonwood Park after their last walk around the school as students, May 22. At the park, games, food, and fun were waiting at their senior picnic....more >>
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Born September 21st
1866: Charles Jean Henri Nicolle, bacteriologist, discovered that typhus fever is transmitted by body louse.
1866: H.G. Wells, science fiction writer whose works include The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds.
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
September 21st
in history
1941: The German Army cuts off the Crimean Peninsula from the rest of the Soviet Union.
1942: British forces attack the Japanese in Burma.Detachment 101 harried the Japanese in Burma and provided close support for regular Allied forces.
1944: U.S. troops of the 7th Army, invading Southern France, cross the Meuse River.Woman spies rendered valuable service to the OSS in the days following the invasion of Southern France.
1978: Two Soviet cosmonauts set a space endurance record after 96 days in space.
1989: General Colin Powell is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Lessons learned in the savage 1972 Eastertide Offensive paid off at the Battle of Khafji almost two decades later.