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 […]

Leonard Elementary theater club shines

Leonard Elementary School students practice all year for a big night of acting, dancing, singing, costumes and showing off what they’ve learned to family and friends during their yearly play through the Leonard Elementary Theater Club. Though the group’s production for this school year, “The Jungle Book,” is still pretty far off, the kids are […]

Public Safety Oct. 10, 2018

A drunken assault Oxford Village police were called by a 36-year-old Oxford man on the evening of Oct. 1, who said his wife was drunk and assaulted him. When officers arrived, the report states they observed her as drunk, slurring her speech, being immediately hostile and yelling profanities at the officers. Officers pulled the husband […]

Candidate’s email prompts state inquiry about ‘boarding school’

Editor’s note: The Oxford Leader goes to press at 3 p.m. on Tuesdays. At 3:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Kallie Roesner, the subject of this article, received at correction letter from Michigan Department of Education official Ken Micklash saying that Roesner did not directly or specifically say that Oxford Schools operates a boarding school during her conversations with […]

Tariff wars come home for schools

The ongoing tariffs being presented to other nations by United States President Donald Trump have come closer to home for Oxford Schools. The HP Chromebooks used by the schools recently increased by about 15 percent on Sept. 28 due to the tariffs put on China that targeted automotive and electronic products. The state of Michigan […]

Parents next to receive ALICE training

Teachers are ready. Substitutes are ready. School administrators are ready. Now, it’s parents’ turn. Parents who volunteer with Oxford Schools now have the option to take ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate) active-shooter training. Superintendent Tim Throne decided to give the option to parent volunteers after board of education trustee and Oxford parent Heather […]

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