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District's world language program recognized

Oxford Superintendent Dr. William Skilling said they were "very surprised and honored" after being presented the "Educational Program of the Year Award" for its Fifth Core World Language Culture Program at Automation Alley's 12 annual Awards Gala held at the GM Heritage Center in Troy....more >>
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What a parade!

The weather was cold and rainy, but that couldn't dampen the spirits of the Oxford Wildcats as they proudly marched in the Homecoming Parade Friday evening....more >>
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The power of pep!

What better way to get fired up for the big homecoming game than a good old-fashioned pep assembly. That's exactly what Oxford High School had Friday afternoon as students and staff participated in a bunch of wacky games meant to entertain and boost school spirit....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1945: Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II.The International Military Tribunal for the Far East meted out justice to Japanese war criminals at locations throughout Asia.
1945: Vietnam declares its independence and Nationalist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaims himself its first president.
1956: Tennessee National Guardsmen halt rioters protesting the admission of 12 African-Americans to schools in Clinton.
1963: Alabama Governor George Wallace calls state troopers to Tuskegee High School to prevent integration.
1975: Joseph W. Hatcher of Tallahassee, Florida, becomes the state's first African-American supreme court justice since Reconstruction.