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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 >>
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Born November 23rd
1878: Ernest King, commander-in-chief of the U.S. fleet who designed the United States' winning strategy in World War II.
1887: Boris Karloff, film actor most famous for his role as the monster in the movie Frankenstein.
1888: Adolph Arthur Harpo Marx, American comedian, one of the Marx brothers.
1897: Willie The Lion Smith, jazz and ragtime pianist.
November 23rd
in history
1863: The Battle of Chattanooga, one of the most decisive battles of the American Civil War, begins (also in Tennessee).
1903: Italian tenor Enrico Caruso makes his American debut in a Metropolitan Opera production of Verdi's Rigoletto.
1904: Russo-German talks break down because of Russia's insistence to consult France.
1909: The Wright brothers form a million-dollar corporation for the commercial manufacture of their airplanes.
1921: President Warren G. Harding signs the Willis Campell Act, better known as the anti-beer bill. It forbids doctors to prescribe beer or liquor for medicinal purposes.