Oxford Women’s Club awards $9,600 in scholarships

The Oxford Women’s Club recently awarded $9,600 in scholarships to six Oxford High School graduates – Jennifer Brasington, Sandra DeLoy, Madison Meiser, Amanda Picot, Mandalyn Sterner, and Jenna VanLoon. Each student received a $1,600 scholarship to pursue their educational dreams. For more than 80 years, the Oxford Women’s Club has been serving our community. In […]

Four retire, 13 receive tenure in school district

Oxford Schools had four employees retire this year and 13 teachers receive tenure. Retired teachers included Claudia Blasco, Doreen Moser, Jeannie Crampton and Mary Murphy. Blasco, a paraprofessional at Daniel Axford Elementary, is retiring after 23 years with the district. She began her career working as a noon-aide for three years at DA. She was […]

Busy day at Clear Lake

There was little time to breathe at Clear Lake Elementary June 8. The school held both its Field Day, plus a building-wide event focused on people who help others such as nurses, firefighters, police officers, military veterans and dog rescue volunteers.  

Special delivery for Fisher Stuk

When more than 300 Oxford High School students walked across the stage at the DTE Energy Music Theatre to receive their diplomas on May 26, one student was missing. OHS senior Fisher Stuk couldn’t make it. That’s because, just 30 minutes before the ceremony, he was rushed into surgery after suffering a collapsed lung. But […]

Throne reflects on first year at the helm

It’s been a great year for the Oxford Schools, according to Superintendent Tim Throne. Throughout his first year as superintendent, Throne said there have been significant advancements all around the district. Throne feels the district has made great strides in creating a sense of community. “I think probably our greatest accomplishment this year, as a […]

Bandel wins at states, sets new record

As usual, Connor Bandel, a 2016 Oxford High School graduate, did exceptionally well in the Division 1 state finals for track and field held June 4 in Hudsonville, just outside Grand Rapids. The Wildcat powerhouse won both the shot put and discus throw events. Bandel set a new state record in shot put with a […]

Fair day!

On Sunday, Kingsbury Country Day School in Addison Township held its 60th Annual Country Fair. The crowd didn’t let the on-and-off rain dampen its spirits. The fair went on as planned and everyone had a great time.  

Look out, world! Here comes 341 Wildcats!

Countless legends of the music industry have performed on this famous stage for 44 years, but last week, it was the Class of 2016 that rocked the house. Oxford High School launched 341 graduates into the world following the May 26 commencement ceremony held at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Independence Township. Superintendent Tim […]

Meet Oxford’s salutatorians: Hershman, Long, and Vandecar

There was a three-way tie for the title of salutatorian among Oxford High School’s 2016 graduating class. All three salutatorians graduated with a 4.0 GPA. The first student is Nickolas Hershman, son of Lee and Teresa Hershman of Oxford. When Hershman was not studying, he played varsity lacrosse for two years and was an editor […]