Oxford man wins award for vocal talents

Oxford resident Robert Skylis was recently recognized with Oakland University’s MaTilDa Award for Outstanding Student in Voice Performance (undergraduate). Every spring, Oakland University (OU) music, theatre and dance professors recognize distinguished students, alumni and community members with MaTilDa Awards, which are named to honor Matilda Dodge Wilson who donated the land on which OU stands. […]

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Bill Service (right), station manager for Oxford Community Television, received the Rotary Club of Oxford’s prestigious G.E. Meads Award last week. Making the presentation was Rotary Club President Dr. Joe Tunic. Photo by Elise Shire.

LAXers ‘young, but talented,’ says coach

The 2018 Wildcats boys lacrosse team is young, quick and talented and, so far this season, the Oakland Activities Association Blue Division champions have been hitting the field hard. The Wildcats went 13-5 on the season in 2017 and have won 36 games and two OAA titles in the last three years. So far, the […]

You gotta have art!

Years of hard work and commitment to art were shared with the community during the Oxford High School senior art show last week, which featured the works of 32 local student-artists. The event is held at OHS each year and gives seniors at the chance to create booths which showcase their works created throughout their […]

Six OHS students selected for MI Youth Arts Festival

Six Oxford High School Band and Orchestra students were selected to participate in the prestigious 2018 Michigan Youth Arts Festival (MYAF) which will be held May 10-12 at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Students invited to attend the MYAF include Oxford High School senior oboist Hayden Franke, senior clarinetist Trent Evans, senior guitarist Luke […]

OHS student shows off cosmetology skills at regional, state competitions

Oxford High School junior Amanda Heuser, who’s also enrolled in the cosmetology program at Oakland Schools Technical Campus- Northeast (OSTC-NE) in Pontiac, recently won sixth place in Esthetics-Cosmetology at the SkillsUSA regional competition. The win qualified Heuser to compete at the SkillsUSA state conference last weekend. Although Heuser did not receive any prizes at the […]

Baseball team aiming to win at least 25 games

The varsity Wildcats baseball team officially kicked-off the current season March 26 and are off to a 3-7 overall start. Having claimed big wins over Almont, Everest Academy and Clarkston in the tournament so far, Head Coach Dave Herrick said he expects his team to “keep striving for improvement” as the season continues. There are […]

ZBA approves variance for cell tower

Addison Township’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) affirmed its July 31, 2017 decision to approve a dimensional variance for a proposed cell tower near Kingsbury Country Day School last week in a 4-1 vote. This approval was granted despite public opposition voiced during a second court-ordered hearing held March 8. For background information on that […]

$1,300 raised to help kids facing life-altering events

Many people got an early start Sunday, sweating it out as part of a fitness fund-raiser held Sunday at Joy Studios (located inside Legacy 925 in Oxford) to benefit the Northville-based nonprofit KIDSgala. KIDSgala throws “celebration of life” parties for children who are facing a life-altering event—which could include suffering an illness, loss of a […]

Four athletes to compete at college level

Spring signing day is another opportunity for student-athletes to make their college decisions official by putting pen to paper and committing to where they’ll be competing as they advance to the next level in their respective sports. Oxford High School had four signees last Thursday, including cross country/track athletes Dominic Bruce (DePaul University), Bridget Cusick […]