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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 July 29th
1909: Chester Himes, author (Cotton Comes to Harlem, If He Hollers, Let Him Go).
1918: Edwin Greene O'Connor, author (The Last Hurrah).
1918: Mary Lee Settle, novelist.
1920: Hank Ketchum, cartoonist, creator of Dennis the Menace.
1930: Paul Taylor, choreographer and dancer.
July 29th
in history
1875: Peasants in Bosnia and Herzegovina rebel against the Ottoman army.
1915: U.S. Marines land at Port-au-Prince to protect American interests in Haiti.
1921: Adolf Hitler becomes the president of the Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazis).
1945: After delivering parts of the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the U.S.S. Indianapolis is sunk by a Japanese submarine. The survivors are adrift for two days before help arrives.
1981: Prince Charles marries Lady Diane.