March 19 fund-raiser for Miracle Quilts at Buffalo Wild Wings

Oxford residents are being invited to enjoy a great meal at a local restaurant which will benefit those who have served our country. Braun Mayette, a fifth-year Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) student, will be hosting a fund-raiser at Lake Orion’s Buffalo Wild Wings (770 N. Lapeer Rd.) on Monday, March 19. Twenty percent of […]

District interested in educating inmates

Oxford Schools is looking into submitting a bid as part of a Michigan Department of Corrections pilot program, which could lead to the district providing virtual education to the state’s inmates. The pilot program is meant to deliver a high school curriculum virtually to a total of 400 inmates spread across three prisons around the […]

Goodwill donates to FISH

Oxford Goodwill recently donated nearly $600 to Oxford-Orion FISH. The money was raised through Goodwill’s ‘Round-Up’ program, held throughout the months of December and January, where each customer could opt to round up the subtotal of their purchase to the nearest dollar in the name of donating towards the organization. Goodwill Assistant Store Manager Adam […]

Leonard kids to visit nature center thanks to grant

Today, children spend a tremendous amount of time with various electronic devices including televisions, computers, tablets, video games and cell phones. As they become more intertwined with these devices, many worry that they may lose touch with one of life’s most beautiful gifts: nature. A $1,000 donation to Oxford Schools from Seven Ponds Nature Center […]

Bye-bye drinking fountains, hello bottle refilling stations

It’s about to be even easier for students and staff at Oxford’s elementary and middle schools to feel the numerous health benefits of drinking water throughout the day rather than sugary drinks. Oxford Schools will be receiving 18 water bottle refill stations through Oakland County, thanks to a recently launched program by the Board of […]

Transforming Lakeville lockers into literature

Fifth-year Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) student Lauren Miller, along with a group of elementary students, are turning a Lakeville Elementary hallway into an avenue of literature by painting the 83 lockers found in the fifth-grade hallway to look like the spines of popular books. Miller’s four volunteer assistants are Lakeville fourth-graders Olivia Bristow, Kaitlyn […]

Cops give robotics team a place to work

Oxford High School’s robotics team, TORC 2137 will soon have a home with space for the high school students to practice their large-scale robot games, thanks to the Oxford Village Police Department. The team will be practicing out of a large, primarily vacant, building located behind the Village Police Department’s current office. The building formerly […]

Robotics team helps mentor in medical emergency

In medical emergencies, seconds can mean the difference between life and death. Students with Oxford High School’s robotics team (TORC 2137) made every second count when they faced a medical emergency, according to team mentors and emergency personnel. In early February, Oxford Fire Department emergency medical technicians came to the high school to give TORC […]

Is there a toyologist in the house?

Stuffed animals need regular checkups, too, just to make sure they are healthy and happy. For members of Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) at Oxford High School, a “Toyologist” clinic, which will be held on Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria, will offer an opportunity to share […]

Firefighters raise funds by climbing steps

Eight personnel from the Oxford Fire Department raised $200 in donations for the American Lung Association while getting in a crucial workout by running up and down the bleachers at Oxford High School’s football stadium on Sunday. The training event was held in support of the American Lung Association’s annual “Fight for Air Climb” in […]