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 […]

Oxford Wildcat Academic Achiever

Name: Kate Brantley Parents: Diane and Dave Brantley GPA: 4.212 Favorite Subject: History Plans after Graduation: I’ll likely be attending the University of Michigan and pursuing a degree in political science. Extracurricular Activities: Sideline & Competitive Cheerleading, National Honor Society, Literature Club, and Link Crew Outside interests or hobbies: Reading, politics, music, and spending time […]

Water main work won’t impact Wildcat Drive until school’s out

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 […]

So many choices…

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.

Children’s author shares craft, inspires students

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, […]

Dunckley resigns

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 […]

Leonard rings in spring

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.