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OMS students pick Romney for president

Republican Mitt Romney won the presidency over Democrat Barack Obama by a popular vote of 617 to 370 and an electoral vote of 419 to 119, according to Oxford Middle School's Nov....more >>
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Anne Frank lives again on OHS stage

"The Diary of Anne Frank" is both powerful and timeless, according to Oxford High School Theatre Director Krista Price. "I love how one girl, (who) in the great scheme of things may seem insignificant, her story is being retold and retold simply because she wrote it down," Price said....more >>
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Oxford gains sister schools in Mexico

Oxford Community Schools is once again expanding its schooling territory. This time it is "south of the border." Superintendent Dr. William Skilling, along with school staff members from Leonard Elementary, Lakeville Elementary and Oxford High School, traveled to Mexico on Oct....more >>
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OES, DA students collect candy for troops serving in Afghanistan

Evan Kussner believes everybody should get some candy for Halloween, especially soldiers fighting in far-off lands where there is no trick-or-treating. "They need good days like we have," he said....more >>
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Americana Concert honors vets!

On Friday night, the Oxford Middle School choirs, under the direction of Jan Flynn, honored area veterans with their 10th Annual Americana Concert. As always, the concert featured a stirring mix of patriotic music, heartfelt words and moving imagery....more >>
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Born October 31st
1802: Benoit Fourneyron, inventor of the water turbine.
1860: Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts.
1887: Chiang Kai-Shek, Chinese Nationalist.
1896: Ethel Waters, actress and blues singer.
1902: Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, journalist and short story writer.
October 31st
in history
1517: Martin Luther nails his 95 Theses to the door of the church at Wittenberg in Germany. Luther's theories and writings inaugurate Protestantism, shattering the external structure of the medieval church and at the same time reviving the religious consciousness of Europe.
1803: Congress ratifies the purchase of the entire Louisiana area in North America, adding territory to the U.S. which will eventually become 13 more states.
1838: A mob of about 200 attacks a Mormon camp in Missouri, killing 20 men, women and children. Crossing the continent--on foot.
1864: Nevada becomes the 36th state. The story of a killer named Queho.
1941: After 14 years of work, the Mount Rushmore National Memorial is completed.