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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 August 23rd
1755: Jean Baptiste Lislet-Geoffroy, French geographer.
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
August 23rd
in history
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.
1944: German SS engineers begin placing explosive charges around the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
1950: Up to 77,000 members of the U.S. Army Organized Reserve Corps are called involuntarily to active duty to fight the Korean War.