Tough week for spikers

Oxford High’s varsity volleyball took three tough losses against elite opponents on Sept. 5. In their first match of the night against the Flushing Raiders, the Wildcats dropped the first set 25-17. They made more progress in the second, but couldn’t hold on and lost it 25-22. Clarkston also proved a tough opponent for the […]

Public Safety Sept. 12, 2018

Let the children learn Sitting out in front of her home and intoxicated, a 36-year-old Oxford mother called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies to report her son’s wanting to go to school on Sept. 5. When officers arrived at about 10 a.m., two hours after her call, she was still outside the home and visibly drunk, […]

I’m 3rd puts others first

Making blankets, stocking food banks, cooking and serving food, and investing in young children – that’s what Oxford High students have the opportunity to do several times a month as part of I’m 3rd, the school’s volunteer club. Touting the belief that they should put their life beliefs first, others second and themselves third, the […]

Survey says? School officials discuss feedback

Going into the new year with a renewed desire to make Oxford an exceptional school district, the board of education, at its Aug. 28 meeting, reviewed the highs and lows from last year’s climate survey issued to staff and parents. Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Ken Weaver explained how the district can improve based on […]

New course teaches medical basics, certifies students at Oxford High

Meeting many of its students’ desires to enter the medical field after college, Oxford High School is offering a course that will teach students the basics of the medical field and patient care, all while adding some beef to students’ resumes and college applications. Titled “Medical Foundations,” the course goes over 12 basics of medicine. […]

Crossroads principal delivers positive report

Since opening in 2000, Oxford Crossroads Day School has worked with at-risk youth in the hopes of helping them carve a bright future for themselves. At the Oxford Board of Education’s Aug. 28 meeting, Crossroads Prinicpal Guy Cococcetta was noticeably light on his feet, giving Board President Thomas Donnelly a high-five as he walked by […]

Oxford-based company promoting education at national, local levels

An Oxford-based company priding itself on being “lightning” fast is hoping to see its product enter the educational and packaging landscapes with that very same speed. Lightning Technologies, which produces “smart” shipping pallets with the aim of making the transport of food, medicine and  technology safer, recently donated a combined $50,000 with GARD Pallet to […]

Newby’s not a newbie anymore

He’s still not old enough to go out for a drink or rent a car, but 20-year-old Jacob Newby is close to wrapping up his second year as a government official in Addison Township. Newby didn’t have the years of experience that his counterparts did when he was elected to office in November 2016, but […]

Swimmers look to prove they’re among elite

This season’s varsity swim and dive girls make up a team of 49 water-lovers ready to prove themselves in a new division. This year’s team is being led by captains senior Claire Alexander, senior Tate Hamilton and junior Caitlyn Geda. Since the team has so much talent, Head Coach Jackie Rank has a hard time […]

New playing style ‘paying dividends’ for booters

Having a few games under their belts this season, the Oxford boys’ varsity soccer players are looking toward a season of building on each other’s’ talents. Head Coach John Thaler said each player brings their own set of skills to the game. The team has 14 returners and eight players new to varsity. Senior players […]