Hands-on activities enrich fine arts at Pine Knob Elementary

It isn’t every day that students get to learn the latest hip-hop dance moves right along with their teachers. That was the idea behind Pine Knob Elementary’s Fine Arts Day on May 19. Designed to be an ‘in-house field trip? sponsored by PKE’s PTA, the day presented different fine art fields along larger group presentations […]

Icers score another win, stay undefeated in OAA

The varsity Wildcat hockey team wasted little time getting back on track from Christmas vacation with a 4-2 victory over Royal Oak on Wednesday, Dec. 29. Sophomore Stephen Fritz led the Wildcats in scoring with three assists, while senior Tim Perks contributed two goals. Junior Dean Couwlier and senior Nick Hocker got Oxford out to […]

Solid effort, but bowlers lose out in Davison

The Davison Doubles tournament wasn’t as kind to the varsity bowlers has it has been in years past. Held in Flint, the Wildcats were only able to get one team of mixed doubles competition out of the qualifying round, and they were quickly bounced in the first round. Junior Heather Lafnear and senior Kevin Rein […]

China visit yields three more sister schools

Oxford Community Schools (OCS) can add three more Chinese middle and high schools to its family tree. During OCS Superintendent Dr. William Skilling visit to China from Dec. 8-20, he signed three additional sister school agreements with Xiamen Jimei Middle School, Number One Middle School of Quanzthou and Number One High School of Zhangzhou. ‘I […]

Split week for hoopsters in OAA Blue

The varsity boys basketball team split their first two Oakland Activities Association blue division games this week against Birmingham Groves and Bloomfield Hills Lasher. A strong second half against Groves on Friday, Jan. 7 propelled Oxford to it’s first ever OAA blue division win. They outscored Groves 29-17 in the second half to cruise to […]

Road games troublesome for icers

The varsity hockey team stepped out of Oakland Activities Association play and traveled to northern Michigan for two games against quality opponents in Gaylord and Mt. Pleasant. Oxford lost 4-2 to Gaylord on Jan. 7. Tim Perks gave Oxford the 1-0 lead when he scored shorthanded while Gaylord was on the power play. Gaylord responded […]

Boy bowlers roll first OAA win

Late game heroics in the baker portion propelled the varsity bowling squads to 26-4 victories over Troy Athens Jan. 4. The victory was the first-ever Oakland Activities Association win for the boys. Open frames in three of the first five frames in game one almost doomed them, but they roared back in the final five […]

Lady Cats put out Knights? lights

You couldn’t tell the varsity girls basketball team hadn’t played a game in three weeks. It certainly was not evident in the Wildcats first game of the new year against Oak Park on Thursday, Jan. 6 as they defeated the Knights 41-25. The Wildcats jumped out to an 11-3 lead midway through the first quarter […]

A win, a loss and 8 records

The boys varsity swim team split another Oakland Activities Association dual meet on Thursday, Jan. 6 against Troy Athens High School and Bloomfield Hills Andover High School. In the midst of a 92-91 victory over Athens and a 113-70 loss to Andover, the Wildcats set eight school records, something that swim coach Jackie Rank was […]

Grapplers score perfect 84!

A rare feat of dominance was accomplished by the Oxford varsity wrestling team in their match against Troy Athens on Wednesday, Jan. 5. In a preformance comparable to the perfect game in baseball, the Wildcats achieved a perfect wrestling score of 84, pinning every member of the Athens squad that stepped onto the mat. ‘It’s […]