Fire, police requests OKed for Aug. ballot

As Addison Township voters head to the primary polls on Aug. 7, the issue of public safety is likely to be on the forefront of their minds given two proposals which will be appearing on the ballot. The Addison Township Fire Department is looking for voter support on its six-year, 2.25 millage renewal and increase […]

NFL player helps Oxford kids tackle reading

There’s no better time for young students to tackle the challenges of reading than today. That was the message that National Football League (NFL) player Zach Line, who’s with the New Orleans Saints, tried to convey to students as he visited Oxford Community Schools March 19 for March is Reading Month. Line, a 2008 Oxford […]

Oxford to offer virtual education to intl. students

Oxford International Program (OIP) administrators are looking to educate international students through virtual means through Oxford Virtual International Program (VIP) According to Oxford Schools Director of Educational Solutions Jill Lemond, the Oxford VIP learning experience could better prepare international students who would like to attend Oxford High School in their senior year, as early as […]

Addison officials OK $1.56M budget

The Addison Township Board has unanimously approved a general appropriations resolution for 2018-19 with a general fund budget of $1,557,515. The township is expected to carry over a balance of $6,000 into the new year after spending only three-quarters of the 2017-18 budget according to Supervisor Bruce Pearson. “This year we managed our budget extremely […]

OHS students walk out to honor FL shooting victims

OHS students walk out to honor FL shooting victims

OHS student Dalton Myers holds up a photo of one of the victims of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida shooting. Behind him are (from left) Alyssa Donovan, Sophia Miller and Lauren Geyer. Photo by Elise Shire. Hordes of students from schools across the state – and around the […]

And the ‘Teacher of the Year’ is… Ryan Wasmund!

Lakeville Elementary fifth-grade teacher Ryan Wasmund was recently selected by Oakland Schools to receive its 2018 Oakland County Outstanding Elementary School Teacher of the Year award. The Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year awards are presented annually to honor teachers in Oakland County who have achieved, through their effort and example, the highest standards […]

Glass slippers and stepsisters: ‘Cinderella’ running March 22-25 at OHS Performing Arts Center

Oxford High School will be presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” Thursday, March 22 through Sunday, March 25 in the OHS Performing Arts Center. More than 100 OHS students have been involved in the production of the musical since January. Bringing a contemporary take to the classic tale of Cinderella, this musical tells the story of […]

Cyber charter school contract OKed

At a March 13 board meeting, Oxford’s Board of Education unanimously approved the issuance of a charter school contract to Lighthouse Connections Academy to operate as a cyber charter school. If the contract is approved by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), a partnership would be created between the online learning provider Connections Education (a […]

Cheerleading coaches accused of bullying

During a recent board meeting, Oxford High School senior Leah Vandecar and her parents, Jeanne and Rick Vandecar, accused Former Head Cheer Coach Erynn Pauli and Head Cheer Coach Christie Desano of “bullying” Leah for the past two years. According to Rick Vandecar, he had spoken out against the coaches approximately two years ago at […]

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