Law firm awards scholarship to OHS senior

It literally pays to work hard in school. Just ask Nathan Sharpe, a graduating senior at Oxford High School. He was one of two recipients of the 2016 “LAunch Scholarship,” which pays $2,500. The annual scholarship was established in 2011 by the Detroit-based law firm, Lusk Albertson, to recognize high academic achievement, community involvement and […]

New Addison Twp. hall is a hit

Free-flowing champagne, tons of delicious food and a big, red ribbon were all used to mark the occasion as Addison Township officials hosted an open house April 28 to show off their new 10,900-square-foot hall in Lakeville. Officials from Oakland County government and surrounding townships, along with Addison residents, jam-packed the spacious hall to take […]

Meet Elise, the new reporter

Elise Shire, of Auburn Hills, is the new reporter at the Oxford Leader. She will be covering events and news within Addison Twp. and Oxford Schools. Shire first became interested in journalism at a young age when she created a weekly fictional newspaper called The Pet News. What began as a love of fictional writing […]

OHS students get a taste of govt.

Given the water contamination crisis in Flint, some folks understandably have a negative view of government these days. But five Oxford High School students saw the value of government firsthand at the 36th annual Youth in Government program hosted by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners on April 25. Participating OHS students included Gregory Marshall, […]

OHS grad honors great-grandmother, showcases talent for storytelling

A 2003 graduate of Oxford High School, Melissa St.Pierre, performed in the Detroit showing of the nationwide Listen to Your Mother tour held Sunday at the historic Saint Andrew’s Hall. St. Pierre dubbed the show “an overwhelming success.” Listen to Your Mother brings together on-line writers who cover the “real experience of motherhood.” Metro Detroit […]

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