A special night

It was a night filled with love, understanding, unity and most importantly, fun as LakePoint Community Church hosted a special needs prom on April 24. A mix of special and general education students from Oxford partied hearty and danced the night away. To learn how this all came about, see Jeanne DiCicco’s letter to the […]

Auto skills shine in Mini-MITES

Whoever said ‘knowledge is its own reward,’ obviously never won a whole bunch of brand-new tools. Seventeen Oxford High School auto students put their knowledge to the test as part of the annual Mini-MITES competition and more than half of them walked away with prizes that would make any mechanic envious. Max Zeiger took first […]

Oxford Wildcat Academic Achiever

Name: Aaron Thomas Reynolds Parents: Bert and Gayann Reynolds GPA: 4.198 Favorite Subject: Mathematics and Physics Plans after Graduation: I will be attending the University of Michigan College of Engineering. Extracurricular Activities: I’m active at Oxford Free Methodist Church in the orchestra, playing piano on Sundays, Youth Group, and missionary work. Outside Interests or Hobbies: […]

Leonard kids ready to blast off to Space Camp

Leonard siblings Cody and Sierra Musial know that failure is not an option. Cody and Sierra Musial, both fifth-grade students at Leonard Elementary School, have been awarded full scholarships to Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Cody and Sierra will attend one week of camp there this summer. In […]

Safety first!

McLaren Oakland hospital and the Oxford Fire Dept. recently teamed up to ensure all the second-graders in the school district received free helmets to help keep them and their developing brains safe while using their bicycles, inline skates, skateboards, scooters and hoverboards.  

Vietnam vets share stories

United States History Geography (USHG) students at Oxford High School heard tales of triumph and sorrow straight from the mouths of American heroes last Monday. Twelve local Vietnam-era veterans spent the day giving students first-hand accounts of their military experiences, their time overseas and their military training. Students had the opportunity to ask questions and […]

You have the right to hear a story

Oakland County Sheriff’s Reserve Deputy Bruce Mack served as a special guest reader last week at Clear Lake Elementary School. He visited the classrooms of second-grade teachers Jennifer Clemens, Stacy MacDonald and Kristina Boyd. Mack’s book of choice was “Officer Buckle and Gloria,” a 1995 children’s story written by Peggy Rathmann. It tells the tale […]

Vachon signs with U of St. Francis

Oxford High School (OHS) senior Hannah Vachon made her commitment to college sports official during a March 16 letter of intent signing ceremony. Vachon signed to play softball for the University of St. Francis located in Joliet, Illinois. Vachon has played on the OHS varsity softball team since her freshman year and is now looking […]

NFL player helps Oxford kids tackle reading

There’s no better time for young students to tackle the challenges of reading than today. That was the message that National Football League (NFL) player Zach Line, who’s with the New Orleans Saints, tried to convey to students as he visited Oxford Community Schools March 19 for March is Reading Month. Line, a 2008 Oxford […]

Fastest brake job in town: Students showcase skills, speed

Servicing brakes can be a complicated, messy and difficult task. So many parts to fit together, so many things to remember, so many things that can go wrong. But the Auto Tech I students at Oxford High School make it look so easy. Last week, 25 of these budding young mechanics participated in the auto […]