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Lakeville students talk peace

Lakeville Elementary kicked off their first school assembly of the year talking about peace. With Sept. 21 being the "International Day of Peace," International Baccalaureate Coordinator Christine Vince talked with students how they can bring peace on a local level in their school....more >>
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OHS grad uses his bone marrow to save lives twice!

Folks always hear a lot about the importance of giving blood or becoming an organ donor, but they rarely hear about the need for bone marrow donors. Darrell Anhel, a 2002 graduate of Oxford High School, knows about the need first-hand as he's been called upon to donate twice in the last five years....more >>

Faith and begorrah!

OHS choirs raising funds for trip to the Emerald Isle

For many people, traveling abroad is just a dream, but for Oxford High School Choir Students it could become a reality. After performing at Carnegie Hall last year in New York City, OHS Choir received an invite to travel to Ireland and perform in the "Ireland Celebration of American Music Concert Series," but in order for students to make it there they're going to need some community support....more >>
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Run, Clear Lake! Run!

There's nothing like those feelings of unadulterated freedom and pure joy that a child receives when running for fun. Clear Lake's PTO tapped into that wonderful spirit last week as it conducted its annual Fun Run on Friday, Sept....more >>
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Born August 1st
1770: William Clark, American explorer, led the Corps of Discovery with Meriwether Lewis.
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
August 1st
in history
1864: Union General Ulysses S. Grant gives general Philip H. Sheridan the mission of clearing the Shenandoah Valley of Confederate forces.After nearly 10 months of trench warfare, Confederate resistance at Petersburg, Virginia, suddenly collapsed.
1872: The first long-distance gas pipeline in the U.S. is completed. Designed for natural gas, the two-inch pipe ran five miles from Newton Wells to Titusville, Pennsylvania.
1873: San Francisco's first cable cars begin running, operated by Hallidie's Clay Street Hill Railroad Company.
1880: Sir Frederick Roberts frees the British Afghanistan garrison of Kandahar from Afghan rebels.
1893: A machine for making shredded wheat breakfast cereal is patented.