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NHS inducts 46 new members

They don't just study hard and earn good grades. They serve, lead and inspire those around them. That's what sets them apart from their fellow students. That's why they were chosen....more >>

District programs win two state awards

Oxford Community Schools is one of eight school districts who are celebrating more success after being announced as recipient of the 2013 Michigan's Best Award by the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB)....more >>

Band takes 3rd at Brandon Invite

Their placement was lower, but their score was higher. Oxford High School's Marching Band took third place out of seven Class A schools at the Brandon Invitational Saturday in Ortonville....more >>
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OES celebrates 138K minutes of reading

138,312. That's how many minutes were read by Oxford Elementary students over the summer as part of the "Book Across America" Summer Reading Club. Last week, the school celebrated this tremendous amount of reading by holding a pancake breakfast for 83 students and giving each of them a free book....more >>
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Born August 29th
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
1958: Michael Jackson, pop singer, entertainer.
August 29th
in history
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.
1945: U.S. airborne troops are landed in transport planes at Atsugi airfield, southwest of Tokyo, beginning the occupation of Japan.
1952: In the largest bombing raid of the Korean War, 1,403 planes of the Far East Air Force bomb Pyongyang, North Korea.
1992: Thousands of Germans demonstrate against a wave of racist attacks aimed at immigrants.