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St. Joseph claims first at Destination Imagination Global

After sending five teams to the Destination Imagination Global Competition held May 23-26 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, St. Joseph School's middle school team came back with first place win in every category out of 1,275 teams around the world that competed....more >>

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New schedule for OMS this fall

Beginning in the fall, the Oxford Middle School will change to a modified block bell schedule. Middle school students will find their schedule reduced from seven to four classes per day....more >>
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Bench work brings learning

Two geometry classes at Renaissance High School put their knowledge to work as they created eight wooded benches. It started with Kathy Yeloushan, the school's grant writer, asking geometry teacher Sara Mastie what she would like to do....more >>
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Born August 27th
1871: Theodore Dreiser, novelist (Sister Carrie).
1899: C.S. Forester, novelist and author of the Horatio Hornblower series.
1908: Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th president of the United States (1963-1969).
1910: Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
August 27th
in history
1941: The Prime Minister of Japan, Fumimaro Konoye, issues an invitation for a meeting with President Roosevelt.
1945: B-29 Superfortress bombers begin to drop supplies into Allied prisoner of war camps in China.
1963: Cambodia severs ties with South Vietnam.
1979: Lord Mountbatten is killed by an Irish terrorist bomb in his sail boat in Sligo, Ireland.
1989: Chuck Berry performs his tune Johnny B. Goode for NASA staff in celebration of Voyager II's encounter with the planet Neptune.