Choirs receive superior ratings at national competition

Three Oxford Choirs took to the national stage on Friday, May 14 in Oak Harbour, Ohio and walked out with superior ratings once the competition was over. Competing against 23 choirs, bands and orchestras from various states, the high school Mixed Chorale and combined Women’s Choir each received scores of 96.5 to claim a superior […]

Softball team claims first-ever league title

The Varsity Softball team closed out their Flint Metro League career by winning the school’s first ever FML softball title after sweeping Holly on Monday, May 24. ‘The girls number one goal this season was to win the league. They wanted to go out with a bang since this was our last year in the […]

Win finishes booters season

The Girls Varsity Soccer team needed a win against undefeated Holly on Monday, May 24 to avoid finishing with a losing record in their last season in the FML. Tied at one late in the second half, junior Amanda Roth scored the game winning goal with 58 seconds left to lift Oxford to a 2-1 […]

Track team finishes second at regionals

Even a little rain couldn’t slow down the success of the Oxford Varsity Track teams as they took on the regional competition on Friday, May 21 and Monday, May 24. Both the boys and the girls finished second overall at regionals, which were held at Brandon High School. The event started on Friday afternoon, but […]

Stairs, Young make Academic All Conference

In a high school full of outstanding academic performers, two seniors stood out among the rest and were named to the Flint Metro League’s Academic All Conference first and second team. Lindsay Stairs and Corey Young were nominated based on a formula that combines their grade point average from the all of the semesters in […]

Sluggers chalk up 3 more wins

The Varsity Baseball team continued its winning ways after defeating all three opponents they played last week. Overall, they extended their winning streak to seven games. On Monday, May 24, the Wildcats traveled out to Holly for the last time in the Flint Metro League and swept the Bronchos, winning game one 7-3 and game […]

Clarkston students show quick thinking in quiz bowl contest

On Dec. 1, Clarkston students from all elementary schools came together to compete in the statewide Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl. The students demonstrated quick thinking, preparation, knowledge and teamwork skills. Clarkston students competed against 54 teams statewide. ‘The competition was exciting,? said Susan Banworth, Clarkston Elementary teacher. ‘Our students did an excellent job representing our […]

Sending a ‘Lock of Love?

Fifteen-year-old Stephanie Thornstad is in remission from Neuroblastoma cancer. She has been growing her hair out since she was 10 years old. Thornstad decided to donate her hair to ‘Locks of Love,? through Glitz Salon in Auburn Hills. Above, Stephanie Thornstad sits while hair stylist Shauna Gutowski cuts her ponytail.

Girls LAX hopes to go from club to varsity sport

By Andrew Moser Leader Staff Writer Now that the Varsity Boys Lacrosse team has gotten off the ground and become a varsity sport, the girls would like to follow suit. Earlier this spring, the girls lacrosse club was started by assistant swim coach Heather Miller with the hopes of one day turning it into a […]

District officials support input and plan

At the Nov. 29 and Dec. 13 Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education meeting, several parents voiced their displeasure about parental involvment with the proposed elementary boundary changes. Many parent questions were addressed, while some require further research. So, where does the district stand on parent involvement on this issue? The process of redistricting was […]