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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 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
0: Rosa de Lima of Peru becomes the first American saint to be canonized.
30: Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt, commits suicide.
1721: The Peace of Nystad ends the Second Northern War between Sweden and Russia, giving Russia considerably more power in the Baltic region.
1781: The French fleet arrives in the Chesapeake Bay to aid the American Revolution.
1813: Creek Indians massacre over 500 whites at Fort Mims Alabama.