State supt. tours school district

It’s not very often that state and local-level government officials meet eye-to-eye. But last Wednesday, that’s exactly what happened in the Oxford school district State Superintendent Brian Whiston, from the Michigan Department of Education, made an appearance in the Oxford School District for a four hour-long tour with district officials, exploring all the district has to […]

OHS seniors earn awards, scholarships

Oxford High School hosted its Senior Honors and Awards Program for the class of 2016 Tuesday. Graduating seniors received awards from various OHS departments, clubs/organizations, the Armed Forces, and a wide variety of scholarships from different organizations. According to OHS Principal Todd Dunckley, the class of 2016 was awarded over $25,000 in local scholarships and […]

Grads party night away!

After receiving their diplomas at the DTE Energy Music Theatre May 26, members of Oxford High’s Class of 2016 returned to the school for the Senior All Night Party. The newly-minted graduates rode tricycles and a mechanical bull, played blackjack and other casino games, and enjoyed their last night together as a class.  

Johnson, DeChicchis top students for 2016

Two students were recently selected as the 2016 valedictorians for Oxford High School. One student is Anne Elizabeth Johnson. Graduating from OHS with a 4.0 GPA, she is the daughter of Laura and William Johnson, of Oxford. Throughout her time in school, Johnson was involved in a number of extracurricular activities such as band, jazz […]

Dymond, Wysocki names most outstanding athletes in senior class

They bled blue and gold everywhere they competed, respecting all and fearing none. They were always fierce competitors determined to win, but they never let their desire to come out on top take precedence over academics and sportsmanship. Some days, they experienced the thrill of victory. Others, they suffered through the agony of defeat. But […]

Auto students do well at MITES competition

Four of Oxford High School’s automotive students proved they’re very good under the hood by bringing home awards and scholarships from a state competition. Sophomores Kyle Kalbfleisch and Austin Hunter, along with seniors Cody Blanchard and Eric Johnson, earned a combined nine awards May 13 in the automotive competition held as part of the 88th […]

Graduating seniors explore faith, future at service

Faith and the future were the focus of the 2016 Oxford High School Baccalaureate Service held May 22 at the Performing Arts Center. A baccalaureate ceremony is a religious service honoring a graduating class. Sponsored by Christ the King Church in Oxford and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Orion, the service highlighted the importance […]

Sheer power

Last week, Oxford High School senior Connor Bandel qualified for the state championships in discus throw and shot put. During the regional competition held at Lake Orion High School, Bandel had a discus throw that measured 189 feet, 2 inches and his shot put distance was 61 feet, 11 inches. Photo by Dan Shriner.

OES students earn bicycles as rewards for reading

Four lucky students at Oxford Elementary School were rewarded with a shiny new bicycle for actively reading throughout the month of March, which is National Reading Month. The third, fourth, and fifth-graders packed into the school cafeteria May 10, anxious to find out if their reading efforts had paid off. Four bikes sat on the […]