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OES fifth-graders talk IB

What exactly is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Exhibition? Five fifth-graders from Oxford Elementary gave the Oxford Leader some insight. "Exhibition is a project that all the fifth graders do at the end of their Primary Years Program (K-5) for the International Baccalaureate program in our school," said student Maddie Cutler....more >>
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Oxford winter sports produce 52 scholar-athletes

Fifty-two athletes from Oxford High School's winter sports program were recognized at the April 10 board of education meeting for being "Scholar Athletes" named to the All-Oakland Activities Association Academic Team....more >>
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Masons donate to OMS special ed classroom

Tom Burnside, master of Mason Brotherhood Lodge 561, presented a $500 check to Amber Golden's Special Education Classroom at Oxford Middle School. "I have a check from our Brotherhood Lodge and all Masons in Michigan for the special needs children," Burnside said....more >>
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OES team wins 'Battle of the Books'

Reading plus teamwork equalled victory for the Story Stars. This team from Oxford Elementary School won the "Battle of the Books" competition held April 9 at the high school Fine Arts Center....more >>
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This is where I come from

Leonard Elementary's second-graders held a World Fair Friday afternoon to help themselves and others learn about the countries where their ancestors came from. A total of 21 nations were represented by booths lining the school's gymnasium....more >>
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Born October 9th
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
1940: John Lennon, English musician, one of the Beatles.
October 9th
in history
1934: In Marseilles, a Macedonian revolutionary associated with Croat terrorists in Hungary assassinates King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. The two had been on a tour of European capitals in quest of an alliance against Nazi Germany. The assassinations bring the threat of war between Yugoslavia and Hungary, but confrontation is prevented by the League of Nations.
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1946: Eugene O'Neill's play The Iceman Cometh opens at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York.
1949: Harvard Law School begins admitting women. Women in the Workplace: Education.
1950: U.N. forces, led by the First Cavalry Division, cross the 38th parallel in South Korea and begin attacking northward towards the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.