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Traditional letter grades to be eliminated in elementary schools

ader Staff Writer When most people think of letter grades in school A, B, C, D, E and F typically come to mind, but what about M, P and I? Those are the new letter grades that will be given as a part of the new "standard based report cards," set to take effect in all the elementary schools, grades kindergarten through fifth, starting in the fall of 2014....more >>
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Oxford BPA sending 3 students to nationals

ader Editor Once again, Oxford High School's Business Professionals of America (BPA) students have earned the right to compete on the national stage. Three students Jon Doslak, Ryan Myers and Joe Sheppard are headed for BPA's National Leadership Conference May 8-12 in Orlando, Florida....more >>

Elementary schools to get wireless upgrade

With the use of grant money and bond money all of Oxford elementary schools are getting a wireless upgrade. The Oxford Community School's Board of Education approved $109,553 upgrade by a 6-0 vote, Trustee Bill Keenist was absent....more >>
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District hires intl. programs director

In a 6-0 vote on March 27 by the Oxford Community School's Board of Education, hired Chunchun Tang as the new "Director of International Programs" for Oxford schools. According to Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources Nancy Latowski, Tang "will provide communication services for the Chinese International Program between Chinese and host families, act as a liaison, organize activities and programs for the China students, serve as an interpreter for visitors and provide ESL (English as a second Language) support, among other duties....more >>
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Bridges students brighten nail salon with mural

While getting a pedicure at J.C. Nails in Oxford, Bridges English Teacher and Yearbook Adviser Aileen Myers was asked by owner Lena Nguyen if she knew anyone who knows how to paint....more >>
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Born April 18th
1817: George Henry Lewes, philosophical writer.
1857: Clarence S. Darrow, lawyer.
1864: Richard Harding Davis, journalist.
1918: Clifton Keith Hillegass, founder of the study guides known as Cliff's Notes.
1940: Ed Garvey, labor leader.
April 18th
in history
1818: A regiment of Indians and blacks is defeated at the Battle of Suwanna, in Florida, ending the first Seminole War.
1834: William Lamb becomes prime minister of England.
1838: The Wilkes' expedition to the South Pole sets sail.
1847: U.S. forces defeat Mexicans at Cerro Gordo in one of the bloodiest battle of the war.
1853: The first train in Asia begins running from Bombay to Tanna.