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Schools' desire to charge facility fees has parks/rec. concerned

Whether it's Boy Scout Troops, Parks & Recreation, church groups, or even the general public, if you're going to use any Oxford Community Schools' facilities for meetings or programs, it's going to cost you....more >>

District approves pool partnership

Hey there swimmers and school pool users, it's official, Oxford Community Schools has a new partner with AquaClub aquatic programming. To celebrate the new partnership the community is invited to a free Open House event on Saturday, April 12 at Oxford Natatorium from 11:30 a....more >>

30 DECA students win at state competition

Thirty DECA students from Oxford High School won their events at the group's state competition held at the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit March 14-16. "This year's DECA performance was outstanding," said Club Adviser and OHS teacher Steve Ruch....more >>
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Born September 18th
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
1951: Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., African-American neurosurgeon.
September 18th
in history
1914: The Irish Home Rule Bill becomes law, but is delayed until after World War I.
1929: Charles Lindbergh takes off on a 10,000 mile air tour of South America.The 'mystery man' behind Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
1934: The League of Nations admits the Soviet Union.Joseph Avenol, secretary-general of the League of Nations.
1939: A German U-boat sinks the British aircraft carrier Courageous, killing 500 people.Captain Johnnie Walker, R.N., and the U-boat menace.
1948: Margaret Chase Smith becomes the first woman elected to the Senate without completing another senator's term when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten. Smith is also the only woman to be elected to and serve in both houses of Congress.