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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 September 18th
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
1951: Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., African-American neurosurgeon.
September 18th
in history
0: James Abercromby is replaced as supreme commander of British forces after his defeat by French commander the Marquis of Montcalm at Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War.
1759: Quebec surrenders to the British after a battle which sees the deaths of both James Wolfe and Louis Montcalm, the British and French commanders.
1793: George Washington lays the foundation stone for the U.S. Capitol.1796: The First Real Election.
1830: Tom Thumb, the first locomotive built in the United States, loses a nine-mile race in Maryland to a horse.
1850: Congress passes the second Fugitive Slave Bill into law (the first was enacted in 1793), requiring the return of escaped slaves to their owners.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule.