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Relations revisited

On Monday, African-American community members shared their stories of integration of the Oxford K-12 school system at Second Baptist Church with a group of Colorado State University students. The students were visiting Oxford as part of an optional spring break trip through the South to learn about Civil Rights. (March 16, 2010, Page 1A)

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    Integration leader dies at 79

    The woman who took the issue of Oxford schools’ integration to federal court died Saturday at her home in Oxford. Called “the Fannie Lou Hamer of Lafayette County,” Mildred Quarles was an outspoken leader during the local struggle for the integration of public schools — brought to a head when she placed her own son’s name on the federal lawsuit filed against Oxford city schools in 1969. (March 16, 2010, Page 2A)

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      MathCounts Team competes

      The Oxford Middle School Mathcounts team competed recently in the regional competition held at the University of Mississippi. They participated as a team and as individuals. The team won first place for the northeast region against teams from Tupelo, Corinth and Nettleton. The team will travel to Hinds Community College in Pearl on March 27 to compete in the state competition. (March 16, 2010, Page 4B)

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        Lafayette High JROTC competes

        After advancing through two phases of competition, Lafayette High School’s AFJROTC academic team composed of Tyler Sparks, Arnissa Tyson, Victoria Miller, Janet Giron’Legarda, Reese Mardis and Alexandria Bowman will compete in the final championship round of The College Options Foundation’s 2010 Air Force JROTC Academic Bowl in Washington at Bolling Air Force Base, April 23-26. (March 16, 2010, Page 4B)

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          Regents science fair results

          The winners of the Regents School of Oxford science fair will advance to the District Science Fair at Ole Miss on March 23 for the Upper School and March 24 for the Lower School. Winners of the District Science Fair will advance to the State Science Fair which will be held March 29 and 30 at Mississippi State University. (March 16, 2010, Page 4B)

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            Softball field work to begin

            Site construction on a new softball field for Oxford High School is expected to begin March 22 after the Oxford School Board approved the low bidder, Bennett Construction Inc. on Tuesday. (March 10, 2010, Page 2)

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              Class to teach naturalization process

              The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services will offer a class to legal, permanent residents on the ins and outs of how to become a U.S. citizen. The two-hour class, which will be taught in English, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library and will be free to all those interested in attending. (March 10, 2010, Page 3)

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                Regents hires academic dean

                Regents School of Oxford has hired a consultant to help improve its academic curriculum. James Daniels, director of academic consulting with Classical School Foundation in Midlothian, Va., has been hired as academic dean for the 2010-11 school year. (March 9, 2010, Page 7)

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                  Education briefs

                  Items in this week’s Education Briefs include:
                  - Lafayette County High School was named as a Value Added School in Mississippi
                  - Oxford High School senior Cathy Chen won the Siemens Award for Advanced Placement, a $2,000 award.
                  - Three students from Oxford were recognized for outstanding academic achievement at Rust College in Holly Springs for the fall semester. Aminah Farrakhan-Muhammad was named to the president’s list. Johnathan M. Parker was named to the dean’s list. Rickey F. Lawson was named to the honor roll.

                   (March 9, 2010, Page 6 and 7)

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                    OUS science fair winners

                    OUS Science Fair winners
                    The Oxford University School recently held its annual science fair. Overall best of class winners are Catherine Field for class 1, Elisha Evans, class II, and best of fair Paschal Wilson. For a complete list of winners, see Page 6 of The Oxford EAGLE’s Education section.

                     (March 9, 2010, Page 6)

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