State sets record straight on boarding school issue

It’s time to set the record straight. Louis Burgess, an official with the Michigan Department of Education, issued an Oct. 2 correction letter to Kallie Roesner and Oxford Superintendent Tim Throne clarifying that, in Roesner’s correspondence with the state, she never explicitly stated that Oxford operates a boarding school. “Due to misinterpretation of information provided […]

Church holding craft show to fund mission trips

In the coming days, members from LakePoint Community Church in Oxford will set off to the small Central American country of Belize with the ambition of bringing help and hope to those they’ll encounter. To support trips like this one, LakePoint is hosting a craft show on Nov. 10 that will run from 9 a.m. […]

Improvements coming to Addison Oaks County Park

ADDISON TWP. – Oakland County’s parks are set to receive a slew of improvements, including a number of which that are meant to beautify Addison Oaks. Updates will include a new playground, an improved waterfront as well as trail map and signage updates. Oakland County Parks Executive Officer Dan Stencil presented these to the Oakland […]

Superintendent to serve on board of directors

Aside from his day-to-day job responsibilities serving Oxford Schools, Superintendent Tim Throne will now be a member of the board of directors for Illuminate Education. Throne has also served during the past in advisory capacities with Cisco and PowerSchool. Illuminate Education is a company staffed heavily by former educators who use technology to try and […]

Tennis team takes 3rd at OAA blue tourney

Oxford tennis rounded out the regular season on a high note, clinching a tight match against Farmington and taking third place in the OAA blue division tournament. At the OAA blue tournament on Oct. 4, five of Oxford’s tennis players took home hardware during the team’s third place finish. Senior standout Lauren Opalewski started the […]

Spikers pick up two wins

After a few months of facing fierce competition, Oxford’s resident spikers were able to take two consecutive wins against tough teams. Oxford ended the week on Oct. 4 with a victory over Seaholm after five grueling sets. Oxford started out the match being down 2-0 sets, but was able to make a comeback and take […]

All-time high for swimmers at county tourney

Oxford’s swimmers rounded out this past week with two wins and an admirable tournament finish, setting records for the Wildcats along the way. With the OAA white finals on the horizon, Oxford is gearing up to take its new division by storm. Oakland County Championships Oxford took 13th place out of 32 teams in the […]

Good showing for X-country team

Racing against runners from all over southeastern Michigan, Oxford’s cross country boys ran in the Oct. 6 Oakland County Championships at Kensington Metropark. Some of the team’s best athletes managed to continue to stay competitive against the county’s fastest runners. Senior standouts John “JJ” Bagans and Hunter Green led the Wildcats coming in 18th and […]

Booters add win, miss division title, moving on to district play

Varsity soccer improved its record this week as the team prepares for district play. Though the team dropped a match that cost the OAA white division title, the team was able to conquer Waterford Kettering in Captain country. Oxford took the away game against Waterford Kettering 2-1, with sophomores forward Zachary Townsend and midfielder Rory […]

Run, Leonard, run!

Leonard Elementary students took a break from their work in the classroom Friday morning to help raise money to improve their school. Grinning from ear to ear, the kids braved the chilly fall weather to run round and round as part of the school’s annual Fund Run, a fund-raiser for the Leonard PTO. For more […]

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