Oxford Cup policy may be revisited

Since 1930, the Oxford Cup had been awarded at commencement to one graduating Oxford High senior who showed the best all-around development. That all changed in 2012, when the honor became shared by one male and one female student. Following a school board meeting last Tuesday, several school officials said that change may be revisited […]

School Survey: Culture, climate improved

While students in the Oxford district were taking exams, the district underwent a test of its own this year and the results are in. District officials distributed surveys in February and March 2016 to help gauge district performance and potential areas of improvement. The survey results were posted on the Oxford Schools website June 10. […]

Let’s get inventing!

If the Wright brothers and Henry Ford had gone to Camp Invention, we would all have flying cars today. Okay, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but it’s not a stretch to say the nationally-recognized summer program teaches kids how to solve problems, think creatively and bring new ideas to life. Last week, Oxford […]

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 […]