A project which will help connect the Lake Villa Manufactured Home Community to the Oxford Township water system will soon be underway and affecting Wildcat Drive during the summer months. Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations Sam Barna reported on the project’s expected effects on the district at a recent board of education meeting. The […]
Lakeville Elementary first-grader Breeonnah Krumm chooses a little something to read at the school’s book fair on March 23. That looks like a good one! Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.
Amy Denise Silvester, author and illustrator of “The Tender Turtle” and “The Tender Turtle Needs Glasses,” paid a visit to Leonard Elementary last Friday, in honor of March is Reading Month. Silvester, of Lake Orion, has published three books. “The Tender Turtle” is Silvester’s first children’s book and is a story about a little brother, […]
Oxford High School Principal Todd Dunckley has announced his resignation from Oxford Community Schools “in order to pursue career opportunities.” Dunckley will continue as OHS principal until June 30, the conclusion of the current school year. He did not return phone calls seeking comment. In his March 10 letter of resignation, Dunckley reflected on his […]
Snow kept falling outside, but nobody inside Leonard Elementary cared Friday night because they were too busy enjoying the school’s annual spring fair. They were playing fun games, getting their faces painted and posing for silly photos. They weren’t going to let a few flakes get them down.
Daniel Axford Elementary students gathered in the school’s gymnasium in groups on March 16, as a part of National Reading Month, to hear Illustrator Cyd Moore share information about her books and her life. Moore has published over 50 children’s books, including “I Love You, Stinky Face” and “He’s Been a Monster all Day.” Her […]
Sixteen Oxford High School auto students put their knowledge to the test last week as they went head-to-head during the annual Mini-MITES competition. They demonstrated their skills and competence in five categories – brakes (identification and assembly); suspension, steering and alignment; automotive measurement; scan tool diagnostics; and electrical diagnosis. They also took a written test […]
Oxford High School’s Class of 2017 will graduate a day early, as the commencement ceremony for the high school has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. The ceremony’s venue has not been changed and will be held at DTE Energy Music Theatre, located at 7774 Sashabaw Road in Clarkston. The change was […]
Oxford School officials are working to implement changes to the district’s disciplinary policies following changes at Michigan’s state level. Oxford’s board of education discussed these changes at a recent meeting. The shift comes on the heels of a state decision, made in December 2016, which will ease zero-tolerance policies in public schools and give district […]
Oxford High’s TORC 2137 robotics team hosted 12 other area robotics teams at a Week Zero practice event last weekend. The students spent the weekend tweaking and programming their team robots in preparation for the season’s upcoming FIRST Robotics competitions. The practice event also featured a full-size playing field, allowing the teams to give their […]