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 […]

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 […]

Say ‘hi’ to Lakeville’s new principal

When the bell rings on Aug. 27, there will be a new principal at Lakeville Elementary greeting students and parents as they embark on a new school year together. Kristin E. Guinn, a 1988 graduate of Utica Ford High School, will be leading the K-5 school from now on. “I want to be the type […]

OHS students making music in Europe this summer

Not many high school students can say that their band has toured Europe. But, come this summer, Oxford High School sophomores Caterina DiCosmo and Selina Langfeldt will be two of those few. Between June 8 and July 20, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp’s international exchange program is sending them and their bandmates to seven cities […]

Online, early college students graduate

In a room filled with family, friends, and loved ones, 44 students were honored at the Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA)/Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) graduation ceremony, held in the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center May 30. The OVA program is designed to serve students who are seeking a more flexible core education schedule. The […]

Officials discuss changes to boost school safety

In the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting, student safety been a regular topic of conversation for parents and school officials across the nation. That conversation has been just as prevalent in the Oxford Schools community and will soon lead to some policy changes for parents, students and visitors, according to officials. This reporter […]

OHS launches fresh crop of grads into world

They came, they saw, they graduated. Oxford’s Class of 2018 said good-bye to the simplicity of high school life during the commencement held May 24 at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Independence Township. A total of 382 of Oxford’s 432 graduates walked across the big stage, a symbolic bridge linking the innocent, carefree days […]

Reynolds graduates as salutatorian

Being named salutatorian of your graduating class is a high honor and, for the Oxford High School class of 2018, that honor was bestowed upon Aaron Reynolds. Graduating with a 4.226 grade point average (GPA), Reynolds said he was “humbled” to have received this level of recognition. “I’ve worked very hard over the last several […]

District bids farewell to 18 retiring teachers, staffers

With the school year coming to a close, students are preparing to move on to the next grade level, next school or next chapter in their lives. Also moving onto something new in their lives are Oxford’s 18 retiring teachers and staff-members after a collective 387 years of service. Retirees were honored during a Board […]

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