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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 December 27th
1822: Louis Pasteur, French chemist and microbiologist.
1829: Hinton Helper, southern abolitionist who wrote The Impending Crisis.
1901: Marlene Dietrich, German-born singer and actress.
1943: Cokie Roberts, American broadcast journalist.
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in history
1944: General George S. Patton's Third Army, spearheaded by the 4th Armored Division, relieves the surrounded city of Bastogne in Belgium. A tanker remembers the attack.
1945: The International Monetary Fund and the Bank for Reconstruction and Development are created.
1947: The new Italian constitution is promulgated in Rome.
1950: The United States and Spain resume relations for the first time since the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s.
1956: Segregation on buses in Tallahassee, Florida is outlawed.