Tariff wars come home for schools

The ongoing tariffs being presented to other nations by United States President Donald Trump have come closer to home for Oxford Schools. The HP Chromebooks used by the schools recently increased by about 15 percent on Sept. 28 due to the tariffs put on China that targeted automotive and electronic products. The state of Michigan […]

Parents next to receive ALICE training

Teachers are ready. Substitutes are ready. School administrators are ready. Now, it’s parents’ turn. Parents who volunteer with Oxford Schools now have the option to take ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate) active-shooter training. Superintendent Tim Throne decided to give the option to parent volunteers after board of education trustee and Oxford parent Heather […]

Lakeville hosts Wildcat Dash

Students at Lakeville Elementary literally ran in circles Friday morning to help better their school. It was all part of the annual Wildcat Dash, a fund-raiser for Lakeville’s Parent School Council (PSC), which works hard to support students and improve the school wherever and however it can. For more photos from the Dash, pick up […]

Let the games begin!

On Saturday morning, Oxford Elementary School hosted a regional Academic Games tournament. Seventy-two students, ranging from third to eighth-grade, competed in the event. They came from schools in Detroit, Southfield, Utica and Oxford. Oxford was represented by 13 students from Clear Lake and Oxford elementary schools along with Oxford Middle School. The Academic Games are […]

OktoberFAST returning to Kingsbury – sign up now!

Running and nature enthusiasts alike will race for the finish line during Kingsbury Country Day School’s annual OktoberFAST 5K Trail Run and Walk. The race, entering its eighth year, will take place on  Saturday, Oct.6. The race will take runners and walkers through the school’s well-known wooded property, where Kingsbury students get unique experiences  relating […]

Tailgate time!

Students from Daniel Axford and Oxford elementary schools whooped it up during a special tailgate party prior to the football game Friday evening.

Test scores above state averages

Celebrating being above the Michigan average and looking to what might improve student scores in the future, the Oxford Board of Education spent nearly an hour discussing standardized testing at its Sept. 11 meeting. The discussion centered around the figures shown in the chart to the right represent the percentages of Oxford, Oakland County and […]

Active shooter training continues at schools

By the time the board of education is finished, Oxford Schools will have some well-protected students. Last month, staff from the district’s five elementary schools received  ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate) Training. ALICE encourages teachers to proactively evacuate and defend their students using things around them. The training was well-received by elementary school […]

OHS class exposes students to variety of digital imaging technologies

Graphic design, website development, even a little drone flying – students in Digital  Imaging Technologies at Oxford High School will get a little taste of many different career paths involving technology. Spanning the course of a year, this elective, survey-style class aims to give students a working understanding of skills and software becoming increasingly important […]