The conflict that surrounded the issue of “board governance” was declared “fully resolved” at the June 13 Oxford Board of Education meeting. For details on the events that led to the conflict, please read the May 17 article, “Board Governance a source of conflict for school officials,” and “Concerns expressed over how board conducts itself,” […]
Tassels were turned. Diplomas handed out. Mortar boards tossed in the air. Hugs exchanged. Oxford’s Class of 2017 bid a fond farewell to high school life during the commencement held June 6 at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Independence Township. A total of 375 of Oxford’s 404 graduates walked across that big stage, a […]
Four students climbed to the top of the academic mountain for the Class of 2017. Katlin Brantley and Peter Veltigian earned valedictorian honors, while Ethan Cutler and Solomon Long were named the salutatorians. Brantley is the daughter of Diane and David Brantley, of Oxford. Graduating with a grade point average (GPA) of 4.239, Brantley was […]
Lakeville students had a chance to show off their wealth of knowledge on various topics at the school’s fifth-grade Exhibition held June 7. As part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Lakeville Elementary, fifth-graders are required to participate in this event – a culminating experience and opportunity to exhibit attributes developed during their time […]
Oxford Elementary students spent the day June 8 learning to be circus performers as Cirque Amongus visited the school with its hands-on program that builds self-esteem, develops motor skills and promotes teamwork.
Oxford High School’s Class of 2017 walked across the stage and received their diplomas June 6 at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Independence Township. A total of 375 of Oxford’s 404 graduates walked that night.
In a room filled with family, friends, and loved ones, 36 students were honored at the Oxford Virtual Academy (OVA) graduation ceremony, held in the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center June 30. Twenty-nine of those students, who had attended OVA, received their high school diplomas that evening. The remaining students, fourth-year students of the […]
Come July 1, there will be a new captain steering the ship at Kingsbury Country Day School (5000 Hosner Rd.) in Addison Township. David Poirier was named the new head of school. “We chose from a pool of extremely qualified candidates. We had, I think, 64 applications for the job,” said Oxford attorney Christine Stephens, […]
A group of Lakeville fifth-graders made their school grounds a little bit greener by planting a tree outside the playground May 31. The group consisted of Lakeville fifth-graders Jay Cady, Collin Rogers, Bishop Dissmore and Adam Harville. The students planted a Norwegian Spruce as part of their International Baccalaureate (IB) fifth-grade exhibition project. Students were […]
For 22 Oxford High School students, the transition from high school to college won’t be difficult. The first group to complete all five years of Oxford’s Schools Early College (OSEC) program graduated and received their high school diplomas at a May 25 ceremony. Oxford Schools Early College, established in 2012, allows students to earn college […]