Ceremony stresses importance of faith to grads

A group of Oxford High School seniors received a faith-based send-off Sunday night during the 2018 baccalaureate service. A baccalaureate ceremony is a religious service honoring a graduating class. Sponsored by LakePoint Community Church in Oxford Township, Oakwood Community Church in Brandon Township and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Orion, the service highlighted the […]

Scouts beautify township hall

Members of Oxford Cub Scout Pack 108 took some time out of their schedules Sunday afternoon to help beautify the Oxford Township Hall, located at 300 Dunlap Rd. Scouts and their parents went to work on the flower bed in front of the hall that surrounds the flagpole. They weeded, raked, planted begonias and spread […]

OES fifth-graders tackle big topics in IB Exhibition

Oxford Elementary fifth-grade students tackled some tough topics at the school’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Exhibition held May 16. As part of the IB program, fifth-graders are required to participate in Exhibition, which is a culminating experience and opportunity to exhibit attributes developed during their time in the IB Primary Years Programme. The students explored challenging […]

Green thumbs, big hearts

As part of their International Baccalaureate (IB) Exhibition project on the issue of habitat loss, some fifth-graders from Leonard Elementary School planted a bunch of colorful flowers in the Leonard Nature Park.  

OAYA honors 44 kids for going ‘above and beyond what is expected’

Oxford-Addison Youth Assistance honored 44 elementary, middle and high school students last Thursday at the organization’s Annual Youth Recognition Ceremony. According to Youth Assistance Chair Judy Verse, the purpose of the awards program is to publicly acknowledge local youth who “go above and beyond what is expected of them” and who act as leaders and […]

OHS auto students place at state MITES competition

Two students from Oxford High School’s automotive technology program shined in a state competition that puts their brains and hands to the test. Seniors Kyle Kalbfleisch and Austin Hunter did well at the May 4 Automotive Advanced Service Technology competition conducted by the Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society. It was held on Oakland Community […]

Leonard loves moms!

Leonard Elementary student Vivian Slanec and her mother, Meredith, grab a tasty breakfast treat at the Muffins for Mom event held May 11 in honor of Mother’s Day. Photo by Elise Shire.

Evergreen again!

Clear Lake Elementary was recently awarded for its environmentally-savvy lifestyle as it received its 11th Evergreen Award by the Michigan Green Schools Program. This is the highest award offered by the Michigan Green Schools Program, which encourages public and private schools to participate in environmentally friendly and energy-saving activities. Clear Lake’s Green Team program has […]

OSEC earns top score in state’s new rating system

On a scale of 0 to 100, where does your child’s school rank? The Michigan Department of Education recently rolled out its new Michigan School Index System results —which provides a rating for Oxford schools and other Michigan public schools based upon performance. The highest-rated school in Oxford on the Michigan School Index System was […]