District to survey students about bullying

The Oxford school district will soon have greater insight when it comes to student views regarding its bullying and harassment prevention policies. At the Sept. 27 board meeting, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Denise Sweat reported district officials will administer surveys to students using a service known as the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP). The […]

Tennis, anyone? New boys team takes the court

Although Oxford High School has had a girls tennis team for the past four years, this is the first year there has been a squad for the boys. Together, the team is hoping to pave the way for future players. “Our number one goal is to make this a long-term, successful program. (We’ll accomplish) that […]

Leonard Library given a ‘camp-like’ feel

Leonard Elementary’s media center and its surrounding area got a new look over the summer, thanks to the Leonard Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). The media center was made over with a “camp-like” feel, complete with a reading row boat, new chairs, rugs, curtains, pillows that resemble logs and a campfire to sit around while […]

Public Safety

Oct. 3: A 40-year-old woman residing on the 200 block of Hunters Rill called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies at 12:16 a.m. to report a suicidal subject at her home. A 19-year-old homeless man had allegedly asked the woman to stay the night. The woman offered blankets and food to the man, but said she did […]

Public safety

Sept. 25: A 39-year-old male living on the 1500 Deer Path Trail called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies at 6:42 p.m. to report someone had rifled through his car parked in front of his home on Sept. 23 at 5:22 a.m. Surveillance footage reportedly showed a mid-sized sedan pull in the driveway. One male exited the […]

Mentor program seeks volunteers

Embrace, a nonprofit mentoring program for youths in Oxford and Lake Orion, will be holding a no-obligation informational meeting for prospective volunteers on Monday, Oct. 3 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Indianwood Real Estate office in Oxford (51 S. Washington St., suite F). The program is seeking adults […]

Swimmers swept away by Notre Dame tide

The Lady Wildcat swimmers had a close loss of 90-92 in a meet against Notre Dame Prep Sept. 22. The results are as follows: In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A Relay of sophomore Claire Alexander, Victoria Mc Clenaghan, freshman Ashlee Weltyk and junior captain Rachel Commons took second with a time of 2:06.33. In […]

Sports briefs

Volleyball OHS girls varsity volleyball team competed in a tournament Saturday, Sept. 24 at Novi High School. The girls went 3-0 in pool play, defeating Walled Lake Western in two games (2-0) and Farmington and Grosse Pointe North in three games each (2-1, 2-1). In the playoffs, the Cats went on to defeat Lakeland in […]

X-country teams relying heavily on leadership from upperclassmen

There are 27 girls and 33 boys on the cross country roster this season. First-time Cross Country Head Coach Norman Petersimes said the team as a whole has hit the track running, especially the returning players. “The biggest strengths for both teams is leadership. Both squads have upperclassmen that lead by example and can pass […]

Oxford Wildcat swimmers sink Stoney Creek

Oxford Lady Wildcats took a 95-91 victory against Stoney Creek High at an away match September 15. The meet between two OAA Blue Division teams gave the Wildcats their first win over Stoney Creek in Oxford history. In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A Relay of sophomore Claire Alexander, freshman Ashlee Weltyk, senior captain Bella […]

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