Fund-raiser invites folks to pet, play with pups

Canine Academy, an Oxford-based business, is letting the dogs out for a great cause. Folks are invited to attend its “Pet a Pup” fund-raiser on Saturday, June 2. Plenty of adorable puppies will be available to pet and play with from noon to 3 p.m. at 925 Legacy (formerly known as the Legacy Center) in […]

Who were those masked drinkers?

More than 150 people traveled from bar to bar in downtown Oxford during the Lone Ranger Parade and Festival Pub Crawl held Saturday night. Approximately $2,000 was raised to support Oxford’s Lone Ranger Parade and Festival, which will be held on Saturday, August 4. “I thought we had a pretty great turnout,” said Oxford resident […]

Booters stay positive despite tough season

Back in March, the Oxford girls varsity soccer team kicked off the 2018 season with a positive attitude and they’ve worked hard to maintain it despite facing many challenges. The team is currently 8-6 overall. As the season has progressed, Head Coach Phil Kimmel said the Lady Cats have specifically focused their efforts on improving […]

Tea time!

More than 80 people gathered at Oxford United Methodist Church on Saturday for its Royal Celebration Tea fund-raiser, which garnered $3,200 in donations for the church. Attendees sipped tea while enjoying lunch and good company as they watched the royal wedding on the big screen. “Everyone had such a great time. We’re already planning to […]

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 […]

OHS to Beltramo, you’re cleared for landing

OHS to Beltramo, you’re cleared for landing

Nathan Beltramo, a 2016 OHS graduate, returned to his alma mater piloting a helicopter. He showed off an aircraft from the Waterford-based Magnum Helicopters and talked to Auto Tech students about how what they’re learning now can give them a leg up in the aviation industry. Learning about helicopters are (from left) OHS auto tech […]

Fund-raiser makes waves to help swimmer with cancer

The Oxford High School swim and dive teams, Oxford’s Aqua Swim Club and the Liquid Lightning swim team came together last weekend to help raise money for Claire Alexander, an OHS senior and varsity swimmer who was recently diagnosed with cancer. About 200 swimmers raised approximately $2,500 to benefit the Alexander family. The event was […]

Special seal for bilingual students

Bilingual students in Oxford Public Schools soon will be able to receive special recognition on their diplomas and transcripts. The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) launched the program earlier this year and the Oxford Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution in support of the program last week. “I think this will be a […]

Borg, Bean honored as top senior athletes

For one night per year, the Oxford community gathers to watch its high school coaching staff hand out their respective program’s special awards to Wildcat student-athletes. For their hard work, dedication and sportsmanship, 122 senior athletes of Oxford High School’s Class of 2018 were honored by the Oxford Wildcat Booster Club Sunday, May 6. In […]

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 […]