District to survey students about bullying

The Oxford school district will soon have greater insight when it comes to student views regarding its bullying and harassment prevention policies. At the Sept. 27 board meeting, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Denise Sweat reported district officials will administer surveys to students using a service known as the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP). The […]

Leonard Library given a ‘camp-like’ feel

Leonard Elementary’s media center and its surrounding area got a new look over the summer, thanks to the Leonard Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). The media center was made over with a “camp-like” feel, complete with a reading row boat, new chairs, rugs, curtains, pillows that resemble logs and a campfire to sit around while […]

Leonard students go to the polls like mom and dad

A big presidential election was held at little Leonard Elementary School last week. Unlike the national version, there was no bombastic rhetoric about making America “great again” or building a giant wall. Deleted emails and private meetings on airport tarmacs didn’t enter into the picture, either. It was simply an old-fashioned exercise in democracy where […]

Run, Clear Lake, run!

On Friday, Clear Lake Elementary students participated in their school’s annual Fund Run. The kids literally ran in circles to raise money for the PTO. A good time was had by all.

District welcomes 22 new teachers to classrooms

  A new school year always comes along with new faces and fresh ideas. This year, Oxford Schools welcomed 22 new teachers at the start of the 2016-17 academic year. Meet the new teachers: Sasha Huang will be teaching Chinese at Oxford Elementary School. She has been teaching for 13 years and previously taught at […]

M-STEP results show improvement

The Michigan Department of Education released results of the M-STEP exam last Tuesday, showing how Oxford students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 performed in English language arts, math, science and social studies. English, Language Arts and Mathematics are assessed in grades 3-8, science in grade 4 and 7, and social studies in grades […]

Cats mount another comeback, but fall short this time

By Chaz Millard Football Correspondent The holiday weekend started with a great night for football as the Oxford Wildcats played host to the West Bloomfield Lakers. The Wildcats entered the game riding the emotional high of last week’s dramatic come-from-behind victory against Romeo. The crowd as ready as ever to cheer on the boys and […]

Swim team loses opener to Berkley

Oxford’s Varsity Girls swim team came up short against Berkley in the first league dual meet of the season against Berkley Sept. 2, losing 97-88. It was a close match-up between Oxford and Berkley, both Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Blue Division teams, with Oxford winning seven of the 12 events. The results are as follows: […]

Cats send Bulldogs to the pound

By Chaz Millard Football Correspondent   After a year that saw a lot of transition, Bud Rowley, head coach of the Oxford High varsity football team, is as optimistic as ever heading into the 2016 season. “We grew up Friday night and came together as a team,” Rowley said. “Everybody made plays. The defense, the […]

Program, here! Get your program!

As it does every year, Sherman Publications, Inc. (SPI), owner of The Oxford Leader, provided 3,000 copies of the Wildcat Football program. SPI staff lay out the program and the company covers the printing costs. All ad revenue directly benefits Oxford’s football team. The program is available to fans free of charge at home games […]

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