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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 September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.
1882: The first Labor Day is observed in New York City by the Carpenters and Joiners Union.
1894: By an act of Congress, Labor Day is declared a national holiday.