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Giving Santa a hand

Daniel Axford Elementary recently hosted a Santa Workshop event that gave kids the opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts for their parents, siblings and other relatives. The gymnasium was transformed into a marketplace as older students helped younger students sift through all the merchandise for the perfect presents....more >>
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District receives Confucius award

Oxford Community Schools (OCS) received praise from the Asia Society after being selected for the "2013 Confucius Classroom of the Year Award" from The Confucius Institute (Hanban)....more >>
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One leg, no limits

People are different on the outside, but inside, they're all the same and deserve to be treated equally and with respect. That was the main message of a special basketball game played at Oxford Middle School Friday morning....more >>
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Born March 26th
1914: William Westmoreland, U.S. army general during the Vietnam War.
1923: Bob Elliot, radio comedian, one half of Bob and Ray.
1930: Gregory Corso, beat poet, discovered literature in prison.
1930: Sandra Day O'Connor, U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
1933: Vine Deloria, Jr., writer, activist.
March 26th
in history
1969: Writer John Kennedy Toole commits suicide at the age of 32. His mother helps get his first and only novel, A Confederacy of Dunces, published. It goes on to win the 1981 Pulitzer Prize.
1979: The Camp David treaty is signed between Israel and Egypt.
1982: Ground is broken in Washington D.C. for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
1989: The first free elections take place in the Soviet Union. Boris Yeltsin is elected.
1992: An Indianapolis court finds heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson guilty of rape.