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Charter school changes name to Deer Trail Academy

Oxford's new charter school hasn't even opened its doors yet and it's already changed its name because an educational institution on the East Coast asked it to do so. Deerfield Academy will now be known as Deer Trail Academy following a March 26 vote of the charter school's five-member board of education....more >>
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No time to stop in brake contest

Not even brakes can slow down Oxford High School's agile auto students. Last week, 26 future mechanics participated in the automotive program's annual brake competition. Two-person teams went head-to-head to see who could completely disassemble and reassemble a drum brake assembly on two different vehicles in the least amount of time....more >>
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Meet the team behind the robot

Oxford High School's robotics team TORC Team 2137 kicked off another season of robotic competitions a couple weeks ago. This year's challenge is called "Ultimate Ascent," according to the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) website usfirst....more >>
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Curtis Insurance, SADD club join forces to stop texting and driving

More than 200 Oxford High School students recently signed a pledge poster promising they won't send or read text messages while driving. The pledge is part of W82TXT (Wait to Text), a community awareness campaign to encourage drivers not to text when they're behind the wheel....more >>
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AG program wins 16 medals at states, sending one team to nationals

The Oxford Academics Games team won a total of 16 team medals at the Michigan Academic Games state Super Tournament held in Grand Rapids Michigan March 6-8. Academic Games (AG) is a series of eight different games that allow students to use their knowledge to compete....more >>
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1638: Louis XIV, The Sun King of France who built the palace at Versailles.
1842: Jesse James, legendary outlaw of the American West.
1897: A.C. Nielson, founder of the Nielson Ratings.
1905: Arthur Koestler, Hungarian novelist and essayist who wrote about communism in Darkness at Noon and The Ghost in the Machine.
1912: John Cage, inventive composer, writer, philosopher, and artist.
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in history
1910: Marie Curie demonstrates the transformation of radium ore to metal at the Academy of Sciences in France.
1944: Germany launches its first V-2 missile at Paris, France.When the anticipated invasion of Britain failed to materialize in 1940, Londoners relaxed, but soon they faced a frightening new threat, Hitler's V-weapon offensive.
1958: Martin Luther King is arrested in an Alabama protest for loitering and fined $14 for refusing to obey police.
1960: Leopold Sedar Sengingor, poet and politician, is elected president of Senegal, Africa.
1975: President Gerald Ford evades an assassination attempt in Sacramento, California.