Survey reveals incidents of bullying down in Oxford Schools

Incidents of bullying are down within the Oxford school district since the implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention program six years ago, according to questionnaires answered by students. Denise Sweat, assistant superintendent of student services, and Dean of Oxford High School Pam Fine presented the highlights from data collected via voluntary student-answered questionnaires distributed last […]

OES student raises funds, buys supplies for dog rescue

Pooches at the K-9 Stray Rescue League will benefit from the good work of Oxford resident Bella Spezia. Bella, a fifth-grader at Oxford Elementary (OES), donated supplies towards the local animal rescue last Saturday. Bella became inspired while completing her fifth-grade exhibition project at OES. During their fifth-grade year, as part of the International Baccalaureate […]

Clear Lake enjoys Field Day

Students of Clear Lake Elementary got to burn-off some major energy during the school’s annual field day event June 6. The kids enjoyed fresh air and sunshine as they played a variety of fun games.  

Orion students tour Post 108’s military museum

More than 200 students from Lake Orion Community Schools recently visited American Legion Post 108 in Oxford Township. The students walked through the post’s military museum, getting an up-close look at various uniforms, medals and other artifacts from throughout history. Proper flag-folding procedures were demonstrated by Jim Parkhurst, a U.S. Army veteran and curator of […]

Board conflict ‘fully resolved’

The conflict that surrounded the issue of “board governance” was declared “fully resolved” at the June 13 Oxford Board of Education meeting. For details on the events that led to the conflict, please read the May 17 article, “Board Governance a source of conflict for school officials,” and “Concerns expressed over how board conducts itself,” […]

Public Safety

June 18: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home located on the corner of Glenmoor Dr. and W. Drahner Rd. at 8:22 p.m. A 30-year-old resident stated he had allegedly observed a white male and female with a cooler and fishing poles sitting on his patio furniture located on a waterside deck. The […]

Parents, residents oppose cell tower near Kingsbury school

Approximately 20 concerned parents and Addison Township residents packed a June 8 Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting Thursday to oppose a proposed cell tower at the northeast corner of Hosner and Oakwood roads, near Kingsbury Country Day School. Residents and parents are opposed because they’re worried about the potential impact on property values, health […]

Poaching and pollution and smoking, oh my!

Lakeville students had a chance to show off their wealth of knowledge on various topics at the school’s fifth-grade Exhibition held June 7. As part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Lakeville Elementary, fifth-graders are required to participate in this event – a culminating experience and opportunity to exhibit attributes developed during their time […]

Scribner to play ball for Warriors

Mario Scribner, a 2017 Oxford High School graduate, signed a letter of intent last week to play baseball for the Rochester College Warriors. “I’m pretty excited, actually. College baseball’s always been a big dream of mine. It’s everything I’ve wanted since I was a kid, so it’s a good goal that I’ve achieved,” said Scribner, […]