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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 October 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1950: North Korean Premier Kim Il-Sung establishes a new capital at Sinuiju on the Yalu River opposite the Chinese City of Antung.Retreating and advancing in a single day.
1959: The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in Manhattan.
1961: Bob Dylan records his first album in a single day at a cost of $400.
1967: The March on the Pentagon, protesting American involvement in Vietnam , draws 50,000 protesters.The infamous Pentagon Papers give insights into the Johnson administration's thinking on the Vietnam War.
1983: The United States sends a ten-ship task force to Grenada.