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Boyd lands dream job as DA's principal

There's an air of "change and excitement" wafting around the nearly vacant halls of Daniel Axford (DA) Elementary. When the school year starts in a few weeks, those halls will be abuzz with activity, and students will be greeted by a new principal, Chad Boyd....more >>

Good and bad seen in proposed educator evalution system

"There is nothing wrong with accountability when it's done right," said Dr. William Skilling, superintendent for Oxford Community Schools, referring to a new education evaluation proposal by the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness (MCEE) In order to provide "meaningful and targeted feedback to all educators in the state," the MCEE submitted proposal to Gov....more >>
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Leonard encourages reading through 'Summer Beach Ball Book Bash'

Whether it was enjoying a Popsicle while reading a magazine, shopping for new books or listening to "The Story Lady," the Summer Beach Ball Book Bash at Leonard Elementary proved to be a success....more >>
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Born March 27th
1879: Edward Steichen, pioneer of American photography.
1906: Pee Wee Russell, jazz clarinetist.
1910: John Robinson Pierce, the father of comunications satellites.
1914: Budd Schulberg, journalist, novelist and screenwriter (What Makes Sammy Run).
1923: Louis Simpson, Pultizer Prize-winning poet.
March 27th
in history
1893: The American Bell Telephone Company makes the first long distance telephone call to its branch office in New York.
1899: The Italian inventor G. Marconi achieves the first international radio transmission between England and France.
1900: The London Parliament passes the War Loan Act, which gives 35 million pounds to the Boer War cause.
1912: The first cherry blossom trees, a gift from Japan, are planted in Washington, D.C.
1933: Some 55,000 people stage a protest against Hitler in New York.