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LOHS wins big at Solo & Ensemble Festival

"This is an outstanding achievement by the students of the Lake Orion High School Instrumental Music Program," said Michael Steele, LOHS Band Director. If it's February, then it's solo and ensemble time....more >>

New policy improves attendance at OHS

Show up for class and you don't have to take a final exam. Oxford High School's attendance incentive is quite simple and it seems to be working well. A state report released this month showed a 94....more >>
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Golden Globes of student art

Lake Orion High School students won several honors at the Regional Scholastic Art and Writing awards recently. They received four gold key portfolios, nine individual gold keys, 19 individual silver keys and 13 honorable mentions in the competition....more >>
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OHS grad heading to White House for internship

After getting a nudge from his college advisor to check into being a summer intern at the White House, Patrick Brooks decided to apply. Little did he know, he'd be accepted. "I am just really shocked I got in....more >>

Dragons and Wildcats Unite to Fight Cancer

By Joe. St. Henry Oakland County girls' basketball rivals Lake Orion and Oxford are joining forces in a show of unity this month to help fight cancer in the third annual "Coaches versus Cancer" game at 7 p....more >>

Enrollment for Schools of Choice to open March 1

Schools of Choice will once again open for enrollment for the first semester/trimester of the 2013 school year beginning March 1 and closing on Aug. 30. Consistent with last year, kindergarten through ninth grade will be unlimited enrollment, while ninth and 10th grades are limited to early college....more >>

Clear Laker wins White Cloud contest

Congratulations to Allison Hufstedler, 6, of Oxford, for being one of three national winners in a tissue box design competition sponsored by White Cloud. The Clear Lake Elementary kindergartner's colorful drawing of three happy lions enjoying a beautiful day in the great outdoors will be featured on special edition White Cloud tissue boxes that will be released in May and sold in Walmart stores across the nation....more >>
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Don't get in our way!

Oxford High School students blew off some steam before the big Winterfest basketball game Friday with a raucous pep assembly....more >>
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Born August 28th
1828: Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (War and Peace, Anna Karenina).
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
August 28th
in history
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.