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 […]

OMS student places 3rd in statewide essay contest

Oxford Middle School eighth-grader Carleigh Rodriguez placed third out of more than 6,000 middle school and junior high participants from across the state in the Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan’s annual America & Me essay contest. Rodriguez titled her essay “My Personal Michigan Hero” in accordance with the statewide competition’s theme. She submitted the essay […]

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 […]