Board extends Throne’s contract through 2021

For two years, Oxford Community Schools has been under the leadership of Superintendent Tim Throne and the Board of Education wants his tenure to continue. On May 9, the school board voted unanimously to extend Throne’s contract an additional 3.5 years through December 31, 2021. Throne’s original contract was set to conclude on June 30, […]

What a musical!

On Saturday, the Leonard Elementary Theatre Club performed Disney’s The Lion King KIDS on the stage of the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center. Bravo! Well done!  

Oxford Wildcat Academic Achiever

Name: Luke Auchter Parents: Melissa and Peter Auchter GPA: 4.192 Favorite Subject: History Plans after Graduation: Get a degree in music from the Lawrence Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wisconsin. Extracurricular Activities: Business Professionals of America and Jazz Band Outside interests or hobbies: Playing and listening to music, reading, writing and playing video games Best […]

Changes to sex education curriculum proposed

The Oxford school district’s sexuality and reproduction curriculum may be changed for the first time since 2008. A committee consisting of local clergy, nurses, teachers, parents and students has been heading the research and revisions for the last year and a half. “Our belief is we need to have parent-teacher relationships. We’re not looking to […]

School district honors teachers, support staff

Sixteen outstanding teachers and support staff from the Oxford district were honored at an April 25 board meeting. As a reward for their daily dedication to the education of students, Oxford teachers and support staff were selected to be the school district’s nominees for the 2016-17 Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year awards and […]

OMS battles it out with books

Dressed as everything from historical figures to animals, sixth-through-eighth-graders from Oxford Middle School tested their book knowledge last week in the Battle of the Books. A group of OMS sixth graders emerged from the competition as winners. Calling themselves “Fantastic Books and Where to Read Them,” the winning team consisted of Dale Schmalenberg, Michael Duong, […]

Oxford Wildcat Academic Achiever: Grace Cleland

Name: Grace Cleland Parents: Doug and Jessica Cleland GPA: 4.131 Favorite Subject: Biology Plans after Graduation: I plan to attend a four-year university to study nutritional science. Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society and HOSA Outside Interests or Hobbies: Running, Paddleboard Yoga, Reading Best friends are people who: overlook your broken fence and admire the flowers […]

Oxford Wildcat Academic Achiever: Brooke Hebb

Name: Brooke Hebb Parents: Jim Hebb and Jennifer Hebb GPA: 4.181 Favorite Subject: History Plans after Graduation: Attending a four-year university, majoring in political science and double-minoring in international relations and gender studies. Extracurricular Activities: I own my own lawn care business with my boyfriend called Brogan’s Lawn and House Care. I am in I’m […]

Neverland comes to Leonard

Classic fictional characters came to life at Leonard Elementary Friday afternoon as the school received a visit from Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, one of the Lost Boys and the infamous pirate, Captain Hook. They were there as part of a special assembly celebrating the end of March is Reading Month and honoring the students who […]

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