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Deer Trail Academy dissolves; Oxford Schools to take over

By default, Oxford Community Schools is taking over the education of Crossroads for Youth, after Deer Trail Academy (DTA) decided to "close their doors" a few weeks ago due to financial reasons....more >>

Language curriculum being revamped

Oxford Schools is revamping the elementary level Spanish and Chinese language curriculum, according to Superintendent of Curriculum Dr. James Schwarz. Schwarz described the new curriculum as being more "in-sync with each other....more >>
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Born March 1st
1904: Glenn Miller, big band leader during the 1930s and '40s.
1914: Ralph Waldo Ellison, African-American author (Invisible Man).
1917: Robert Lowell, Jr., poet, won Pulitzer Prize in 1947 for Lord Weary's Castle.
1921: Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and translator.
1921: Howard Nemerov, writer, another Pulitzer Prize recipient.
March 1st
in history
1941: Bulgaria joins the Axis as the Nazis occupy Sofia.
1942: Japanese troops land on Java in the Pacific.
1943: The British RAF conducts strategic bombing raids on all European railway lines.
1960: 1,000 Black students pray and sing the national anthem on the steps of the old Confederate Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
1968: Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara is replaced by Clark Clifford.