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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 September 14th
1879: Margaret Sanger, birth-control advocate and founder of Planned Parenthood.
1898: Hal B. Wallis, film producer (The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca).
1921: Constance Baker Motley, first African-American woman to be appointed a federal judge.
1930: Allan Bloom, writer (The Closing of the American Mind).
1934: Kate Millet, feminist writer, author of Sexual Politics.
September 14th
in history
1544: Henry VIII's forces take Boulogne, France.
1773: Russian forces under Aleksandr Suvorov successfully storm a Turkish fort at Hirsov, Turkey.
1791: Louis XVI swears his allegiance to the French constitution.
1812: Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion of Russia reaches its climax as his Grande Armee enters Moscow--only to find the enemy capital deserted and burning, set afire by the few Russians who remained. Napoleon's costly retreat from Moscow.
1814: Francis Scott Key writes the words to the Star-Spangled Banner as he waits aboard a British launch in the Chesapeake Bay for the outcome of the British assault on Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.