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OMS fight against bullying continues

Oxford Middle School students jump-started the new school year Sept. 11 with an assembly featuring Keenan West, an anti-bullying/motivational speaker "We brought Keenan in last year ....more >>
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Matteson new face of school district communications

Oxford Community Schools' new communications coordinator has a very familiar face. Jenny Matteson will be keeping everyone from the community to the media in the know when it comes to school district news and happenings....more >>
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We are Oxford!

The rain stopped Friday evening just in time for Oxford to hold its annual homecoming parade. Colorful floats, tons of kids, marching band members and the famous Wildcat mascot were all there to help bolster school and community spirit....more >>
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Oxford's full of pep and vinegar

It got loud and rowdy at Oxford High School Friday afternoon as students and staff got all fired up for the big homecoming game with a wild pep assembly that left everyone brimming with Wildcat pride....more >>
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Born October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1938: Chester Carlson invents the photocopier. He tries to sell the machine to IBM, RCA, Kodak and others, but they see no use for a gadget that makes nothing but copies.
1954: As a result of the Geneva accords granting Communist control over North Vietnam, U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes a crash program to train the South Vietnamese Army. Vietnam's civilian war makers.
1955: The prototype of the F-105 Thunder Chief makes its maiden flight. Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.
1962: U.S. reveals Soviet missile sites in Cuba. President Kennedy orders a naval and air blockade on further shipment of military equipment to Cuba. Following a confrontation that threatens nuclear war, Kennedy and Khrushchev agree on October 28 on a formula to end the crisis. On November 2 Kennedy reports that Soviet missile bases in Cuba are being dismantled.
1964: Jean Paul Satre declines the Nobel Prize for Literature.