Talking with their hands

Students at Oxford High School have a third language option if studying Spanish or Chinese doesn’t stir their inquisitive minds. Sign Language. The Board of Education approved the newest addition to the world language program in the summer of 2009. So far in 2010, the first year of the program, the class has been a […]

X-country teams take 2nd, 3rd at jamboree

So far the Varsity Cross Country teams have shown that they can hang with the best in the Oakland Activities Association. In the second OAA jamboree on Sept. 28, the girls placed second while the boys finished third. Just like previous races, sophomore captain Brooke Kovacic won the event, finishing with a time of 18:53.2, […]

Wolves devour Wildcats 6-2

Oxford’s Varsity Soccer team came up short in a Oakland Activities Association crossover game against Clarkston on Thursday, Sept. 30. The Wildcats were defeated 6-2 by the Wolves. Junior goalie Ben Magdaleno kept Clarkston off the board early, making four saves before the Wolves got on track and scored three goals to end the first […]

Equestrian team heading to state finals

Can anything slow down the Oxford High School Equestrian team? This past weekend the Wildcats dominated the competition at the regionals, defeating Milford, Manchester and Yale to win the regional championship and advance to the state finals. ‘They were terrific,? said Equestrian Coach Dee Shepard. Held at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, the Wildcats won 13 […]

Swimmers set school records

Oxford swimmers had a good day at the pool during the Oakland County swim meets as they set two school records during the meet. The first record that fell was in the 200 Medley Relay, where the team of senior Jenna Mallard, sophomore Laura Zorle, freshman Haley Kornburger and junior Amanda delaPaz time of 2:03.00 […]

Spikers stay undefeated

The Varsity volleyball team downed another Oakland Activities Association team this past week to remain undefeated in the OAA White. Birmingham Groves made the trek up to Oxford on Tuesday, Sept. 28 and lost to the Wildcats in five sets. Oxford was led offensively by senior Casey Novak, who had 13 kills and junior Kate […]

Committee finalizes grand opening plans for Spraypark

The countdown is on. ‘Countdown to the Big Splash? is set for Sunday, Sept. 12 as the Renee Przybylski Memorial Spraypark is opened to the public one year after fund-raising began. ‘It will be a party atmosphere, but we’re going with a countdown theme,? Kelly Arcello, Spraypark committee chairperson, said. The celebration begins at 2 […]

Clarkston lends a helping hand to Habitat for Humanity

Members of the Clarkston Christian Coalition were in full force Aug. 22-28 as they donated $20,000 and helped build new homes for Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County’s ‘Blitz Build? in Pontiac. The blitz was designed to be a practice for the group’s participation in next year’s Jimmy Carter Work Project, an endeavor hoping to […]

Library brings foreign feel to growing movie collection

Couldn’t make it to the Sundance Film Festival this year in Park City, Utah? Don’t worry. The Independence Township Public Library has a solution for that. The library recently teamed up with Film Movement, an independent film distributor, to bring first-run indie films to the smaller screens of the greater Clarkston area. ‘Many of the […]

Red-letter day for new sister schools

Oxford Community Schools (OCS) took a big step forward in its global education effort when they signed a sister school agreement with Northeast Yucai School of Shenyang, China on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The agreement will lead to future student and teacher exchanges between the districts, business internships and language camps. More than 700 students, faculty […]