Oxford Wildcat Academic Achiever

Name: Brennan Burrows Parents: Jennifer and Ken Burrows GPA: 4.188 Favorite Subject: Calculus Plans after Graduation: Attend the University of Michigan for Pre-Medicine Extracurricular Activities: Varsity Soccer, National Honors Society, Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA), Tutoring, Orchestra Outside Interests or Hobbies: Playing the Viola, church youth group, volunteering When I think of the future […]

Leonard’s spelling champ

Alex Tapert beat out her fellow fifth-graders at Leonard Elementary to become the school’s spelling bee champion. She will next compete at the Oakland Schools Scripps Regional Spelling Bee on Sunday, March 18 at the intermediate school district’s office located at 2111 Pontiac Lake Rd. in Waterford. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the contest […]

School district looks to begin buying buses

Oxford Schools is looking to spend a total $1.5 million on new buses using proceeds from its recently approved $28.28 million bond. Although the district will not be receiving proceeds until after the first bonds are sold in late May, officials are already putting a plan in place to ensure the district can get the […]

Cyber charter school network asks district to serve as authorizer

Oxford Schools has been commended for its ‘innovation’ by district and state officials in recent years. Now, out-of-the-box initiatives like Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA) has attracted the attention of an entirely different sector within the education field—a statewide online charter school network. Connections Education, a part of global learning company Pearson, recently proposed an application […]

DECA members work to increase financial literacy among students

Financial literacy means understanding how the decisions you make today can affect you in the future and it’s a concept that many area youngsters recently had a crash-course in thanks to a group of local DECA students. Oxford High School seniors Kalli Mulholland and Cameron Collins have been teaching fellow Wildcats financial literacy throughout the […]

OMS raises money for St. Jude hospital

Students and staff at Oxford Middle School (OMS) can relax this winter break knowing they made a positive difference in the world after they donated nearly $7,500 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Dec. 22. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a non-profit organization that specializes in researching and providing treatments for childhood cancer […]

Spreading Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear!

Clear Lake Elementary got in the holiday spirit last week as students and staff participated in the school’s annual sing-along. There was plenty of Christmas fun as students sang a variety of festive tunes and staff members performed their annual wacky holiday skit, which was a big hit as always.  

Feliz Navidad! Spanish Club sings to seniors

Members of the Oxford High School Spanish Club visited Independence Village of Waterstone Friday afternoon to spread a little holiday cheer. Students sang a variety of classic Christmas songs in both Spanish and English, much to the delight of the audience.  

Giving Trees pop up at local elementary schools

Year round, students in Oxford’s schools learn the importance of kindness and giving. But that message is particularly strong this time of year, with many schools housing a tree decorated, not with ornaments, but with tags marked with items that families and local charities may need or want. These trees, called Giving Trees, are one […]

Christmas comes to Lakeville

Lakeville Elementary got a big dose of the Christmas spirit Saturday morning as kids got the chance to visit with Santa Claus, do some holiday shopping and even play a few “reindeer games.”