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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 >>

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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 October 23rd
1805: John Bartlett, lexicographer best known for Bartlett's Quotations.
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
October 23rd
in history
1707: The first Parliament of Great Britain meets.
1783: Virginia emancipates slaves who fought for independence during the Revolutionary War.
1861: President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C. for all military-related cases.
1918: President Wilson feels satisfied that the Germans are accepting his armistice terms and agrees to transmit their request for an armistice to the Allies. The Germans have agreed to suspend submarine warfare, cease inhumane practices such as the use of poison gas, and withdraw troops back into Germany. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.
1929: The first transcontinental air service begins from New York to Los Angeles. Air Mail's first day.