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Band takes 1st place at Chippewa Valley Invite

A feeling of deja vu must have come over the Oxford High School Marching Band as it once again took first place in the Class A division at the Chippewa Valley Marching Band Invitational Sept....more >>

Impetigo cases 3, not 15 on JV football team

Last week, parents received an e-mail alert from Oxford Community Schools dispelling any rumors of a MRSA outbreak, but informing them that 15 cases of Impetigo, a highly contagious staph infection was confirmed among the JV Football Team....more >>
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Leonard receives $500 safety patrol grant

The AAA School Safety Patrol awarded eleven schools, including Leonard Elementary, with $500 grants. "I have to give Melissa (Musgrove) all the credit for that," said Leonard Principal Paul McDevitt....more >>
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Lafnear steps down after 10 years with Booster Club

After being apart of the Oxford Wildcat Athletic Boosters for the past 10 years, President J.R. Lafnear is stepping down. Taking his place is current Vice President Mark Stepek. "I don't have a connection to the younger kids and the sports teams that I had when I started....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1945: Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II.The International Military Tribunal for the Far East meted out justice to Japanese war criminals at locations throughout Asia.
1945: Vietnam declares its independence and Nationalist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaims himself its first president.
1956: Tennessee National Guardsmen halt rioters protesting the admission of 12 African-Americans to schools in Clinton.
1963: Alabama Governor George Wallace calls state troopers to Tuskegee High School to prevent integration.
1975: Joseph W. Hatcher of Tallahassee, Florida, becomes the state's first African-American supreme court justice since Reconstruction.