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Sutherland retires after 40 years

To hear Ray Sutherland talk, it seems like only yesterday he rolled into downtown Oxford in search of a teaching job. "It was the summer of 1972 and I was driving down the middle of M-24 they were tearing up the streets, putting in a new water main," he said....more >>
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Meet the new orchestra director

Bill Milicevic is the new orchestra director at Oxford High School and K-12 Coordinator of Orchestras. Milicevic sums up his identity in three parts: "I'm a public school educator, a professional violinist, and a professional conductor....more >>
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Bigelow takes over as Clear Lake principal

Brad Bigelow has been promoted to the position of Principal of Clear Lake Elementary. He leaves Oxford Middle School where he served as Assistant Principal for three years. He takes the place of Suzanne Hannant who re-retired after over thirty years of dedicated service with Oxford Community Schools....more >>

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OHS Class of 2012 scholarship winners

American Legion Post 108 Kristine Bartz & Lindsey Leppek Oxford AMVET Post 108 Lindsey Lewis Dave Fulton Soccer (Orion/Oxford Soccer League) Brianna Johnson Daniel Axford/Oxford Elementary Alumni Scholarship William Logan James "Jamie" Charles Memorial Anthony Cappuccilli, Lindsey Lewis and Benjain Magdaleno Joseph P McMahon / McDonald's of Oxford Scholarship Award Brittany Basela Lakes Community Credit Union Claire Patrell Oxford Lion's Club Lindsey Lewis & Ryan Reason Michael Magdaleno Memorial Brianna Johnson OEA Scholarship Sarah Davis Oxford Women's Club Kristine Bartz, Audrey Bockart, Sarah Davis, Emily Gilmore, Rachel Hunter, Lindsey Leppek, Alexandra Logan, Sierrah Macocha, Kala Seawright, Marshall Versteeg, Bosnia Williams, Zachary Woody Oxford Rotary Club Kristine Bartz, Lindsey Lewis, & William Logan The Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Co....more >>
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Field Day at OES!

Last week, Oxford Elementary celebrated the end of the school year with its annual Field Day competitions....more >>
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Last day is Field Day, baby!

Last week, Daniel Axford Elementary celebrated the end of the school year with its annual Field Day competitions....more >>
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Born March 5th
1853: Howard Pyle, writer and illustrator (The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood).
1870: Frank Norris, novelist (McTeague, The Octopus).
1887: Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazillian composer.
1938: Lynn Margulis, biologist.
1948: Leslie Marmon Silko, writer (Ceremony).
March 5th
in history
1933: Newly inaugurated President Franklin D. Roosevelt halts the trading of gold and declares a bank holiday.
1933: Hitler and Nationalist allies win the Reichstag majority. It will be the last free election in Germany until after World War II.
1943: In desperation due to war losses, fifteen and sixteen year olds are called up for military service in the German army.
1946: In Fulton, Missouri, Winston Churchill tells a crowd that an iron curtain has descended on the Continent [of Europe].
1956: The U.S. Supreme Court affirms the ban on segregation in public schools in Brown vs. Board of Education.