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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 August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
August 20th
in history
1619: The first group of twenty Africans is brought to Jamestown, Virginia.
1667: John Milton publishes Paradise Lost, an epic poem about the fall of Adam and Eve.
1741: Danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering, commisioned by Peter the Great of Russia to find land connecting Asia and North America, discovers America.
1794: American General Mad Anthony Wayne defeats the Ohio Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in the Northwest territory, ending Indian resistance in the area.
1847: General Winfield Scott wins the battle of Churubusco on his drive to Mexico City.