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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 October 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1096: Seljuk Turks at Chivitot slaughter thousands of German crusaders. Taking Jerusalem.
1529: The Pope names Henry VIII of England Defender of the Faith after defending the seven sacraments against Luther.
1600: Tokugawa Ieyasu defeats his enemies in battle and affirms his position as Japan's most powerful warlord.
1790: The Tricolor is chosen as the official flag of France.
1805: Vice Admiral and Viscount Horatio Nelson wins his greatest victory over a Franco-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar, fought off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. Nelson is fatally wounded in the battle, but lives long enough to see victory. Nelson and the Nile.