OHS students making music in Europe this summer

Not many high school students can say that their band has toured Europe. But, come this summer, Oxford High School sophomores Caterina DiCosmo and Selina Langfeldt will be two of those few. Between June 8 and July 20, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp’s international exchange program is sending them and their bandmates to seven cities […]

Pet-a-Pup event raises nearly $1,600

Hundreds of people gathered inside the Legacy Center’s Event Center throughout the day on Saturday to enjoy puppy snuggles and kisses during The Canine Academy’s Pet-a-Pup fund-raiser. Nearly $1,600 was raised to benefit the nonprofit K9 Stray Rescue League, according to Canine Academy Owner Lisa Farlin. Puppies in need of homes were also adopted as […]

Come see the quilts on June 9

The volunteers of the local nonprofit organization Miracle Quilts are putting the final touches on quilts for their annual show and display which will be held on Saturday June 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Independence Village (701 Market Street) in Oxford. Miracle Quilts will show off an array of handmade quilts which […]

Online, early college students graduate

In a room filled with family, friends, and loved ones, 44 students were honored at the Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA)/Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) graduation ceremony, held in the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center May 30. The OVA program is designed to serve students who are seeking a more flexible core education schedule. The […]

Officials discuss changes to boost school safety

In the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting, student safety been a regular topic of conversation for parents and school officials across the nation. That conversation has been just as prevalent in the Oxford Schools community and will soon lead to some policy changes for parents, students and visitors, according to officials. This reporter […]

Reynolds graduates as salutatorian

Being named salutatorian of your graduating class is a high honor and, for the Oxford High School class of 2018, that honor was bestowed upon Aaron Reynolds. Graduating with a 4.226 grade point average (GPA), Reynolds said he was “humbled” to have received this level of recognition. “I’ve worked very hard over the last several […]

District bids farewell to 18 retiring teachers, staffers

With the school year coming to a close, students are preparing to move on to the next grade level, next school or next chapter in their lives. Also moving onto something new in their lives are Oxford’s 18 retiring teachers and staff-members after a collective 387 years of service. Retirees were honored during a Board […]

School board OKs $300K-plus in purchases

Last week’s board meeting was a busy night for Oxford school officials. Oxford’s Board of Education approved expenditures totaling more than $300,000 from the district’s general fund budget to fund the purchase of a new bus, computers and other needs for the district at a May 22 meeting. Of that total, $143,275 went towards the […]

Oxford grads earn awards, scholarships

xford High School held its annual Senior Honors and Awards Program last week to present students of the Class of 2018 with their hard-earned awards and scholarships. According to Principal Steve Wolf, the ceremony serves as an opportunity to recognize the hard work and dedication that students have put forth in their journey through high […]

Golf team wins league tournament, breaks school record

The Varsity Wildcat boys golf team has had a strong showing on the green this season and, on May 21, it broke the Oxford High school record during a league tournament. The Cats took first-place at their second league tournament with a score of 294, putting Birmingham Groves in second-place. The Cats broke OHS’ previous […]

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