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Entire district now IB; first in state

Oxford Community Schools received authorization Nov. 4 for its final two International Baccalaureate World Schools Oxford Middle School and Oxford High School. Both schools (grades 6-10) are part of the IB Middle Years Programme, making Oxford Community Schools the first public school district in Michigan to receive PreK-12 authorization....more >>
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Zombies invade Oxford!

Ghouls raise money, awareness for special needs prom, autism charity

Reports of zombies lumbering along the Polly Ann Trail last week were forwarded to the Oxford Leader by frightened readers. But fear not, the undead have not risen from their graves to feast upon the supple flesh of the living at least not yet anyway....more >>
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Charter school offers second chance to succeed

There was cause for much celebration Friday on the Oxford campus of Crossroads for Youth as a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the new Deer Trail Academy (DTA). "Today is a very special day for (us as) we get to present our school formally to everyone in the community," said Principal Andie Jump....more >>
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Born April 22nd
1899: Vladimir Nabokov, Russian novelist (Lolita).
1904: J. Robert Oppenheimer, physicist, director of the Manhattan Project.
1916: Yehudi Menuhin, violinist.
1918: Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man (8'11.1).
1922: Charles Mingus, jazz bassist.
April 22nd
in history
1918: British naval forces attempt to sink block-ships in the German U-boat bases at the Battle of Zeeburgge.
1931: Egypt signs treaty of friendship with Iraq.
1944: Allies launch major attack against the Japanese in Hollandia, New Guinea.
1954: The Senate Army-McCarthy hearings begin. They are broadcast on television.
1955: Congress orders all U.S. coins to bear the motto In God We Trust.