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Congratulations John Connor Keils

Due to an oversight by the Oxford High School yearbook staff, the photo of 2013 graduate John Connor Keils was omitted from the school's yearbook and the Oxford Leader's special graduation section on May 22....more >>
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National competition tough one for OHS auto students

Mike Doell and Josh English didn't do as well as they had hoped in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills national competition held in Dearborn June 11, but they certainly gave it their all....more >>
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Field Day at DA was A-OK!

Daniel Axford Elementary students celebrated the end of the school year last week with their annual Field Day. The kids enjoyed some fresh air and sunshine as they played a variety of wacky, fun games....more >>
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Kraniak says goodbye to OES, maple planted in her honor

Mary Kraniak has spent most of her life imparting knowledge to eager young minds, but looking back, she realizes the learning process has really been a two-way street. "Being in a classroom with 30 children teaches you a lot," she said....more >>
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Students use engineering knowledge to stay afloat

Oxford High School students used math, cardboard and lots and lots of duct tape to build boats for a fun relay race in the school's pool last week. This exercise in brain-power and teamwork was part of teacher Phil Kimmel's "What is Engineering?" class, an introductory course that was part of the new OHS May-mester....more >>
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Born February 11th
1855: Josephine Marshall Jewell Dodge, American educator, pioneer in the concept of day nurseries for children.
1898: Leo Szilard, physicist, instrumental in the Manhattan Project.
1907: William J. Levitt, U.S. businessman and community builder who led the postwar housing revolutions with his Levittowns.
1908: Phillipe Dunne, screenwriter and director (How Green Was My Valley).
1912: Roy Fuller, poet and novelist.
February 11th
in history
1965: President Lyndon Johnson orders air strikes against targets in North Vietnam, in retaliation for guerrilla attacks on the American military in South Vietnam.
1966: Vice President Hubert Humphrey begins a tour of Vietnam.
1974: Communist-led rebels shower artillery fire into a crowded area of Phnom Pehn, killing 139 and injuring 46 others.
1975: Mrs. Margaret Thatcher becomes the first woman to lead the British Conservative Party.
1990: South African political leader Nelson Mandela is released from prison in Paarl, South Africa, after serving more than 27 years of a life sentence.