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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 August 5th
1876: Mary Ritter Beard, American historian and writer.
1906: John Houston, film director of such movies as The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The Maltese Falcon.
1908: Miriam Rothschild, English scientist and writer.
1923: Richard G. Kleindienst, one of the key officials who helped elect Richard Nixon to the presidency in 1969.
1930: Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
August 5th
in history
1861: Congress adopts the nation's first income tax to finance the Civil War.
1864: The Union Navy captures Mobile Bay in Alabama.
1892: Harriet Tubman receives a pension from Congress for her work as a nurse, spy and scout during the Civil War.
1914: The British Expeditionary Force mobilizes for World War I.
1914: The first electric traffic signal lights are installed in Cleveland, Ohio.