Fire up, Cats!

Oxford High students got fired up for the big homecoming game Friday night with a raucous and fun-filled pep assembly.  

Pistons help kick off ‘the ultimate game’ at Clear Lake

Clear Lake Elementary students were recently treated to an assembly to kick off the school’s building-wide theme for the 2016-17 year, “Learning, the ultimate game.” “We’re hoping through the theme, our kids (learn to) set goals and then really understand that, to be able to reach our goals, we need to continue practicing to get […]

District to survey students about bullying

The Oxford school district will soon have greater insight when it comes to student views regarding its bullying and harassment prevention policies. At the Sept. 27 board meeting, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Denise Sweat reported district officials will administer surveys to students using a service known as the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP). The […]

Leonard Library given a ‘camp-like’ feel

Leonard Elementary’s media center and its surrounding area got a new look over the summer, thanks to the Leonard Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). The media center was made over with a “camp-like” feel, complete with a reading row boat, new chairs, rugs, curtains, pillows that resemble logs and a campfire to sit around while […]

Leonard students go to the polls like mom and dad

A big presidential election was held at little Leonard Elementary School last week. Unlike the national version, there was no bombastic rhetoric about making America “great again” or building a giant wall. Deleted emails and private meetings on airport tarmacs didn’t enter into the picture, either. It was simply an old-fashioned exercise in democracy where […]

Run, Clear Lake, run!

On Friday, Clear Lake Elementary students participated in their school’s annual Fund Run. The kids literally ran in circles to raise money for the PTO. A good time was had by all.

District welcomes 22 new teachers to classrooms

  A new school year always comes along with new faces and fresh ideas. This year, Oxford Schools welcomed 22 new teachers at the start of the 2016-17 academic year. Meet the new teachers: Sasha Huang will be teaching Chinese at Oxford Elementary School. She has been teaching for 13 years and previously taught at […]

M-STEP results show improvement

The Michigan Department of Education released results of the M-STEP exam last Tuesday, showing how Oxford students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 performed in English language arts, math, science and social studies. English, Language Arts and Mathematics are assessed in grades 3-8, science in grade 4 and 7, and social studies in grades […]

Cats mount another comeback, but fall short this time

By Chaz Millard Football Correspondent The holiday weekend started with a great night for football as the Oxford Wildcats played host to the West Bloomfield Lakers. The Wildcats entered the game riding the emotional high of last week’s dramatic come-from-behind victory against Romeo. The crowd as ready as ever to cheer on the boys and […]

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