Allen Mc Means

Allen Mc Means, a native of Oxford, died peacefully at his home in Vanzant, Missouri on the evening of May 19, 2016 after a bout with a recurrent illness. He was 81. Allen worked for many years with Michigan Bell Telephone. He relished retirement and relocated to the southeastern Missouri countryside where he spent many […]

OHS seniors earn awards, scholarships

Oxford High School hosted its Senior Honors and Awards Program for the class of 2016 Tuesday. Graduating seniors received awards from various OHS departments, clubs/organizations, the Armed Forces, and a wide variety of scholarships from different organizations. According to OHS Principal Todd Dunckley, the class of 2016 was awarded over $25,000 in local scholarships and […]

Johnson, DeChicchis top students for 2016

Two students were recently selected as the 2016 valedictorians for Oxford High School. One student is Anne Elizabeth Johnson. Graduating from OHS with a 4.0 GPA, she is the daughter of Laura and William Johnson, of Oxford. Throughout her time in school, Johnson was involved in a number of extracurricular activities such as band, jazz […]

Graduating seniors explore faith, future at service

Faith and the future were the focus of the 2016 Oxford High School Baccalaureate Service held May 22 at the Performing Arts Center. A baccalaureate ceremony is a religious service honoring a graduating class. Sponsored by Christ the King Church in Oxford and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Orion, the service highlighted the importance […]

Firefighters honored for bravery

Four Addison firefighters and three Oxford residents were among those honored May 18 by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office for their extraordinary efforts in saving lives and assisting public safety personnel over the past year. From the Addison Fire Department, Chief Jerry Morawski, Sgt. Joe Fisher, Sgt. Chuck Johnson, and EMS Coordinator Rob Fitzpatrick were […]

OHS student takes on Type 1 diabetes

Kaitlyn Mattiello, a high school senior in Oxford Schools Early College (OSEC) program, found a unique way to raise awareness for Type 1 diabetes – golf. She recently organized an outing at Devil’s Ridge Golf Club in Oxford to benefit Type 1 diabetes research as part of her Capstone project through the OSEC program. For […]

Art show features works of OHS seniors

A giant panda, a ceramic cat with a face of flowers and detailed self-portraits were a few of the unique creations found at the annual Senior Art Show May 10 at Oxford High. Twenty OHS seniors and one junior featured a collection of artwork they had created throughout their high school careers. Each student used […]

OES students earn bicycles as rewards for reading

Four lucky students at Oxford Elementary School were rewarded with a shiny new bicycle for actively reading throughout the month of March, which is National Reading Month. The third, fourth, and fifth-graders packed into the school cafeteria May 10, anxious to find out if their reading efforts had paid off. Four bikes sat on the […]

District to beef up security

Plans to update security measures across the Oxford school district in 2016-17 – including at the high school press box, which was recently vandalized twice – were announced at a board of education meeting last week. The district will work in conjunction with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and insurance providers for the updates to […]

District recognizes teacher, support staff award nominees

Some of Oxford Schools’ best and brightest staff were announced by district principals for the 2015-16 Teacher and Support Person of the Year Awards at a school board meeting held last Wednesday. Nominated as Leonard Elementary’s Teacher of the Year was Shannon Kage, a first-grade teacher. “When you get to sit down in Shannon’s class, […]