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Judge urges teens to make 'right choice' about drugs

Everyday there are critical life choices to be made whether good or bad, but Judge Julie Nicholson of the 52-3 District Court hopes Oxford High School students will make the "right choice," as it relates to alcohol, drugs and texting and driving....more >>

OHS May-term cancelled

Due to the current eight snow days, Oxford High School's May-term has been cancelled. "Those missing days have made it very difficult to get all the standards and benchmarks, certainly at the level they need to be for the current semester, so the decision was made that in light of the weather that we would continue to the end of the school year versus going to an 11 day May Term," said Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction Dr....more >>
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Strong showing at BPA states

The old Wildcat roar was heard loud and clear at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) state competition held over the weekend in Grand Rapids as 12 Oxford High School students were recognized for their talents and abilities....more >>
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Spring fair fun!

There were plenty of fun things to see and do Saturday at the Daniel Axford/Oxford Elementary Spring Fair....more >>
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Born September 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
September 3rd
in history
0: After the death of Henry II, Richard Lionheart is crowned king of England. In 1154 Sir Thomas Becket was given the high office of Chancellor to the King, Henry II.
1260: Mamelukes under Sultan Qutuz defeat Mongols and Crusaders at Ain Jalut.
1346: Edward III of England begins the siege of Calais, along the coast of France.
1650: The English under Cromwell defeat a superior Scottish army under David Leslie at the Battle of Dunbar.
1777: The American flag (stars & stripes), approved by Congress on June 14th, is carried into battle for the first time by a force under General William Maxwell.