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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 October 20th
1891: Sir James Chadwick, physicist who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the neutron.
1901: Adelaide Hall, cabaret singer.
1925: Art Buchwald, humorist.
1931: Mickey Mantel, baseball great who played for the New York Yankees
1932: Michael McClure, beat poet.
October 20th
in history
1903: The Joint Commission, set up on January 24 by Great Britain and the United States to arbitrate the disputed Alaskan boundary, rules in favor of the United States. The deciding vote is Britain's, which embitters Canada. The United States gains ports on the panhandle coast of Alaska.
1904: Bolivia and Chile sign a treaty ending the War of the Pacific. The treaty recognizes Chile's possession of the coast, but provides for construction of a railway to link La Paz, Bolivia, to Arica, on the coast.
1924: Baseball's first 'colored World Series' is held in Kansas City, Mo. The talented athletes of the negro leagues.
1938: Czechoslovakia, complying with Nazi policy, outlaws the Communist Party and begins persecuting Jews. The unprecedented Nuremberg Trial.
1940: German troops reach the approaches to Moscow. Red Stars Over Berlin.