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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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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
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in history
1798: The Maltese people revolt against the French occupation, forcing the French troops to take refuge in the citadel of Valetta in Malta.
1870: Napoleon III capitulates to the Prussians at Sedan, France.
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.