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District down 10 due to grads

Oxford Community Schools appears to have lost a handful students. The head count on student Count Day (Feb. 13) was 5,677 which is 10 less students from last fall, due to graduations at Cross Roads for Youth and Crossing Bridges High School, according to Linda Lewis, communications coordinator for the district....more >>

State grad rates increase, while Oxford holds steady

While Oxford Community Schools have experienced about the same graduation rate over the past few years, statewide there has been an increase. According to data released by the Michigan Center for Educational performance and information (CEPI), statewide four-year high school graduation rates last spring increased to 76....more >>
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Chinese students offer views on American education

What are the differences between Chinese and American teaching styles? Twenty-six students from the Michigan State University Confucius Institute got to find out last week. Oxford Community Schools was one of several districts the students observed as part of their field requirements for preparing to teach in American classrooms....more >>
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DA loves V-Day!

Daniel Axford Elementary students absolutely love Valentine's Day. And honestly, what's not to love? They get to dress up and act all fancy like adults. They get to eat sweet treats like delicious cupcakes and yummy ice cream....more >>
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She'll always be my little girl

A special event held Sunday at Oxford High School proved that daughters are never too big or too old to dance with their dads. It was called the "Last Chance Daddy-Daughter Dance" and it was a wonderful opportunity for fathers to have a magical evening with their little girls, who are now juniors and seniors at OHS....more >>
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Born May 26th
1895: Dorothea Lange, documentary photographer.
1903: Estes Kefauver, Tennessee senator.
1907: John Wayne [Marion Michael Morrison], American actor and film icon.
1919: Jay Silverheels, actor (The Lone Ranger).
1920: Peggy Lee, jazz singer.
May 26th
in history
1938: The House Committee on Un-American Activities begins its work of searching for subversives in the United States.
1940: The evacuation of Allied forces from Dunkirk begins.
1946: A patent is filed in the United States for the H-bomb.
1958: Union Square, San Francisco, becomes a state historical landmark.
1961: The civil rights activist group, Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee, is established in Atlanta.