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Oxford Schools, OU partner to create arts conservatory

Set for the fall of 2013, Oxford Community Schools and Oakland University are partnering together to create the Oxford Arts Conservatory. Whether it is instrumental music, vocal music, theatre, visual arts, digital arts, classical dance or graphic/print art, the Arts Conservatory is for students who plan on pursuing the arts as a vocation and not just a passion, according to Oxford Superintendent Dr....more >>
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They're just so life-like!

Oxford Elementary was transformed into a living wax museum last week as all the fifth-graders lined the hallways dressed as historical figures and modern famous folks. But the students didn't just look the part, they also played the part as they told visitors about their lives, recounted their famous deeds and explained their place in history....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born January 31st
1797: Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (C Major Symphony, The Unfinished Symphony).
1919: Jackie Robinson, first African-American baseball player in the modern major leagues.
1925: Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader.
January 31st
in history
1944: U.S. troops under Vice Adm. Spruance land on Kwajalien atoll in the Marshall Islands.
1950: Paris protests the Soviet recognition of Ho Chi Minh's Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
1966: U.S. planes resume bombing of North Vietnam after a 37-day pause.
1968: In Vietnam, the Tet Offensive begins as Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers attack strategic and civilian locations throughout South Vietnam.
1976: Ernesto Miranda, famous from the Supreme Court ruling on Miranda vs. Arizona is stabbed to death.