Benoit Mandelbrot, News
October 16, 2010 by USA Post
Benoit Mandelbrot, Oxford Elementary School is to not let its 100th anniversary pass unnoticed. Two big celebrations planned this weekend on the occasion – and all the families present, former students; teachers and former teachers are invited.
First up, a fair harvest will take place Saturday, October 16, 11:00 to 3:00 p.m. Oxford School’s annual carnival is selling books and a food booth, games and prizes, and this year will include a special commemoration of the centenary.
The event is for families with children or former students at Oxford who wish to return to school. A screen displays photographs and other memorabilia from the past 100 years Oxford and alumni from several decades will be invited to share a memory. The Harvest To is held at the school at 1130 Oxford Street (between Eunice & Los Angeles).
The main event is a non-host potluck picnic Sunday, October 17, 10:00 to 2:00 p.m., especially to celebrate the centenary. It will take place near the school at Codornices Park, 1201 Euclid Ave.
The school requires participants to bring family, a picnic basket with food and drinks and a dish to share with others, a picnic blanket or folding chairs to sit in place and any Frisbees, balls and so on for children. All Photos Oxford or memorabilia you’d like to share with others will also be welcome.
Oxford is one of the oldest schools in Berkeley. In 1965, the building of the original school was replaced by the current and, in 1994, with support from the community, major improvements were made, including a new library, an elevator; rooms class room, workshops and literature teacher. Learn more about the history of the school class of 1955.
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