Program, here! Get your program!

As it does every year, Sherman Publications, Inc. (SPI), owner of The Oxford Leader, provided 3,000 copies of the Wildcat Football program. SPI staff lay out the program and the company covers the printing costs. All ad revenue directly benefits Oxford’s football team. The program is available to fans free of charge at home games […]

Lakeville Elementary gets playground upgrade

It’s new, it’s colorful, and it’s sure to keep children entertained during recess. Lakeville Elementary got an upgraded playground thanks to the hard work of Lakeville’s Parent School Council (PSC) and the community. A volunteer group of approximately 50 parents, district staff-members, and community members worked to install the new play structure last Friday and […]

Cheer teams win awards

Oxford High’s junior varsity and varsity sideline cheer teams came home from cheer camp with more than just a fresh grasp on some new stunts. They also came home with awards. North American Spirit hosted the Spirit 2-Day Power Camp in Frankenmuth, Michigan on Aug. 2 and 3. Though North American Spirit has several cheer […]

Are you ready for some football?

The Oxford Wildcats varsity football team has been running, sweating and hitting hard as practice is underway. With the season and home opener against the Division 1 state champion Romeo Bulldogs on Friday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m., Head Coach Bud Rowley is busy steeling his young men for an all-out gridiron war. “We’ve got […]

Fired soccer coach won’t be reinstated

Oxford school officials have declined to reinstate Robert Euashka, a former high school girls soccer coach, following a thorough investigation, according to Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Nancy Latowski. “A thorough review of the situation was conducted and it was determined that the decision to separate employment with the coach will stand,” Latowski wrote in […]

Parents, players object to firing of soccer coach

Nearly 50 student soccer players and parents came to the Oxford school board meeting last Tuesday with a simple message – We want our coach back. The group of past, present and future Oxford High School soccer players, along with parents, showed up in support of Rob Euashka, the former head coach of the OHS […]

School board changes meeting day to Tuesdays

Last week, the Oxford Board of Education voted unanimously to move its meetings to the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the district’s central administration building in downtown Oxford. The address is 10 N. Washington in Oxford.  

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 […]