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Band takes 1st at Chippewa Valley Invite

CLINTON TWP. Not only did the Oxford High School Marching Band take top honors Saturday at the Chippewa Valley Marching Band Invitational, the Wildcats also earned their highest-ever competitive score at a scholastic show....more >>
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NHS inducts 45 new members

Leadership. Scholarship. Service. Character. Finding a single high school student who embodies all of these admirable qualities at such a young age is quite impressive. Finding 45 of them in a single school is absolutely astounding....more >>
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Leonard kids learn facts about fresh water

After second graders from Leonard Elementary raised nearly $360 to go towards a well for fresh drinking water in Rwanda last year, second grade teachers Mrs. Sarah Ashley and Mrs. Chelsea Schlak have decided to do it again this year....more >>
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OHS Dance Team heading to nationals

For the first time ever Oxford High School Dance Team will be traveling to Orlando, Florida in the beginning of February to participate in the Universal Dance Association's National Dance Team Championship....more >>
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Running for fun and funds!

Lakeville Elementary's PTO held its annual Fun Run last week to raise money for the school....more >>

Don't trash flip flops swap 'em

The cold weather is inching in for the fall season and the urge to wear flip flops is slowly diminishing. But don't throw those flip flops away - the Academic Service Learning students at Sashabaw Middle School have the perfect place to take the worn down summer wear....more >>
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Born October 4th
1861: Frederic Remington, Western painter and sculptor.
1862: Edward Stratemeyer, author, creator of the Hardy Boys, Rover Boys, Nancy Drew and the Bobbsey Twins.
1879: Edward Murray East, botanist whose research led to the development of hybrid corn.
1884: Damon Runyon, journalist and short story writer.
1895: Buster (Joseph F.) Keaton, star of silent film comedies including Sherlock, Jr. and The General.
October 4th
in history
1914: The first German Zeppelin raids London. The J.V. Martin Kitten failed at intercepting Zeppelins.
1957: Sputnik 1, the first man-made satellite, is launched, beginning the space race. The satellite, built by Valentin Glushko, weighed 184 pounds and was launched by a converted Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Sputnik orbited the earth every 96 minutes at a maximum height of 584 miles. In 1958, it reentered the earth's atmosphere and burned up. Just nine months after President John F. Kennedy called for the U.S. to put a man on the moon before 1970, Mercury astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.
1968: Cambodia admits that the Viet Cong use their country for sanctuary. As America's involvement in Indochina came to an end in the spring of 1975, the Khmer Rouge closed in on Phnom Penh for the kill.
1972: Judge John Sirca imposes a gag order on the Watergate break-in case.
1976: In Gregg v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court lifts the ban on the death sentence in murder cases. This restores the legality of capital punishment, which had not been practiced since 1967. The first execution following this ruling was Gary Gilmore in 1977.