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Hard work can mean higher GPA at LOHS

Hard working Orion students are to receive more recognition for their work with the potential for higher grade point averages. Assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction, and assessment Heidi Kast informed the Lake Orion board of education at their Jan....more >>

Icy roads close schools

Icy roads led to the closing of Oxford's five elementaries Jan. 29, but not its high school and middle school. ...more >>
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You can't get any better than perfect

Orion buses get perfect score from state

Dale Goby has 70 reasons to smile. Goby, Director of Transportation for Lake Orion Schools, has a broad smile because the Michigan State Police just awarded Orion schools a certificate of excellence for perfect maintenance on all 70 buses in the 2011-2012 fleet....more >>
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School security guards receive OK to carry guns

In an effort to enhance school safety and the response to potential violence, the Oxford Board of Education will allow high school security guards Jim Rourke and Gary Chapman to openly carry a gun on school premises....more >>

Anti-bullying program at Oakview

By Olivia Shumaker Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion school district has made many strides in the past few years toward promoting anti-bullying programs. On Thursday, Jan. 24, Oakview Middle School took another step forward....more >>
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Oxford BPA students heading to states again!

of America (BPA) three years ago, Oxford High School has sent students to state and national competitions every year. Now, in the fourth year of the program, students will once again represent Oxford at the state level in Grand Rapids March 21-24....more >>

From a Dragon to an Eagle

By Katelyn Winkler Review Staff Writer Wrapping up his final months in high school, senior Derrick Williams will soon make the transition from being a Lake Orion Dragon to an Eastern Michigan University Eagle for the upcoming four years....more >>

Schools to hunt for new CFO

After Oxford Community Schools' Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance Tim Loock announced he had accepted an employment offer and was leaving at the end of January, the school board signed a letter of engagement with School and Municipal Advisory Services PC. ...more >>

Schools to hunt for new CFO

After Oxford Community Schools' Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance Tim Loock announced he had accepted an employment offer and was leaving at the end of January, the school board signed a letter of engagement with School and Municipal Advisory Services PC....more >>
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0: The Aghlabid rulers of Ifriqiyah (modern day Tunisia) capture Taormina, Sicily.
1096: The crusaders under Peter the Hermit reach Constantinople.
1464: Piero de Medici succeeds his father, Cosimo, as ruler of Florence.
1664: The Turkish army is defeated by French and German troops at St. Gotthard, Hungary.
1689: James II's 15-week siege of Londonderry, Ireland, ends in failure.It was a shaken and demoralized English column that returned to its northern Irish base at Newry on the evening of May 28, 1595.