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No more snow days left

Whether it's too much snow, icy roads, or just too dog gone windy outside, school cancellations can be just as unpredictable as the weather. According to Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources Nancy Latowksi, Oxford students have already maxed out their six snow days allowed by the state....more >>
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Oxford musicians do well at district festival

Once again, Oxford High School's Wind Ensemble received straight 1's at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) district festival March 1-2. "They actually (received) an 'A' in every category," said OHS Band Director Jim Gibbons....more >>

Charter school board to be sworn in

Oxford is getting a new school board this week. But this one will be exclusively dedicated to giving troubled students a second chance to continue their education. "I think these kids deserve a break," said Oxford resident Stephen (Mickey) Hiatt, an appointee to the Deerfield Academy School Board....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.