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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 March 3rd
1916: Robert Whitehead, Broadway producer (Bus Stop, A Man for All Seasons).
1918: Arthur Kornberg, Nobel Prize-winning biochemist.
1920: Robert Searle, cartoonist.
1926: James Merrill, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet (Divine Comedies).
1927: Nicolas Freeling, crime writer.
March 3rd
in history
1918: The Soviets and Germany sign a peace treaty at Brest-Litovsk depriving the Soviets of White Russia.
1919: Boeing flies the first U.S. international airmail from Vancouver, British Columbia to Seattle, Washington.
1923: The first issue of Time magazine is published. It's editor, Henry R. Luce, is just out of Yale.
1931: President Herbert Hoover signs a bill that makes Francis Scott Key's Star Spangled Banner, the national anthem.
1939: In Bombay, Gandhi begins a fast to protest the state's autocratic rule.