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High school grad requirements revised with new legislation

Two new bills (HB 4465 and HB 4466) passed by Governor Rick Snyder's desk last week that revise high school graduation requirements as they relate to math, foreign language, health and physical education, the arts and giving students more options and flexibility....more >>
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Creating little Edisons

The next generation of Thomas Edisons was cultivated in Oxford last week as Camp Invention returned to Clear Lake Elementary. During the week-long enrichment program, participants learned valuable problem-solving and teamwork skills while enhancing their knowledge of science and math....more >>
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Born December 18th
1886: Ty (Tyrus Raymond) Cobb, American baseball player, first man to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
1913: Willy Brandt, Mayor of Berlin and Chancellor of West Germany.
December 18th
in history
1862: Union General Ulysses S. Grant announces the organization of his army in the West. Sherman, Hurlbut, McPherson, and McClernand are to be corps commanders. Battle for Corinth.
1915: In a single night, about 20,000 Australian and New Zealand troops withdraw from Gallipoli, Turkey, undetected by the Turks defending the peninsula.A balance between accuracy and artistic license in historical film.
1916: The Battle of Verdun ends with the French and Germans each having suffered more than 330,000 killed and wounded in 10 months. French Valor at Verdun.
1925: Soviet leaders Lev Kamenev and Grigori Zinoviev break with Joseph Stalin.
1940: Adolf Hitler issues his secret plans for the invasion of the Soviet Union--Operation Barbarossa. Winter tempest in Stalingrad.