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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 August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
August 20th
in history
1940: After a previous machine gun attack failed, exiled Russian Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico City, with an alpine ax to the back of the head.
1940: Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain. Also on this day, in a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill makes his famous homage to the Royal Air Force: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
1941: Adolf Hitler authorizes the development of the V-2 missile.
1944: United States and British forces close the pincers on German units in the Falaise-Argentan pocket in France.
1971: The Cambodian military launches a series of operations against the Khmer Rouge.