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Study ranks Oxford Schools 357/540

Oxford Community Schools is performing below expected levels when it comes to student proficiency on standardized tests compared to their socioeconomic status, according to a study put out by Bridge Magazine....more >>
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OMS play promises to be fast, funny

Given how cold, snowy and relentless this winter's been, it seems like everybody could use a good laugh these days. Fortunately, the Oxford Middle School Drama Club will be providing tons of yuks when it presents its production of "Wait, Wait ....more >>
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All they want to do is dance!

Leonard Elementary's fourth and fifth-graders danced the night away Friday with a special dance party held by the school's PTO just for them....more >>
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Donation to buy new flags

The Oxford Athletic Boosters donated $650 to the Oxford High School Athletic Department to replace the torn American and Michigan flags which currently hang above the school's Wildcat football stadium....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.
1959: The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.
1962: The first federal suit to end public school segregation is filed by the U.S. Justice Department.
1976: The Space Shuttle is unveiled to the public. Shuttles are the highest, fastest airplanes, but they can't break the image barrier back on the ground.