COVID changed Thanksgiving

By Amanda Wayne Leader Student Contributor Traditions are essential to families especially holiday traditions. And, according to a number of local students, this year has thrown a curve ball to many of those traditions. Oxford Senior Rachel Parrell said COVID-19 changed her family’s traditions. So, far she and her family has handled the changes well. […]

Oxford Lions need help this year

Oxford Lions need help this year

Dear Editor, The Oxford Lions Club will NOT be holding their annual Goodfellow Paper Sales in December 2020 because of the Covid-19 Pandemic. The club will still do their best to help Oxford people in need by providing Christmas food-only gift cards and additional regular gift cards for families with children. In 2019 the Lions […]

Need to get to the bottom of ‘this mess’

Dear Editor, Imagine living in a place like Venezuela where it does not matter at all who you vote for; your leaders will choose the “right” outcome for you. I thought the election results in Michigan were clear and that Joe Biden was the big winner. Now I am not so sure. It is clear […]

National Honor students are in the holiday spirit

National Honor students are in the holiday spirit

By Lauren Schiller Leader Student Writer This holiday season is unlike any other, yet the students of Oxford High School’s National Honor Society are still full of the giving spirit. Each year, Oxford’s NHS’s main service project is providing free tutoring for students throughout the Oxford school district. NHS is still offering tutoring services this […]

Students talk about their feelings during COVID

By Amanda Wayne Leader Student Writer COVID-19 has taken a tremendous toll on every single person, especially students. Covid has shaped our community into students into online schooling, adults working from home, wearing masks everywhere you go, and social distancing. Online school can be challenging for some students. One student I interviewed does half online […]

Leader welcomes student contributor

Leader welcomes student contributor

My name is Lauren Schiller and I’m a senior at Oxford High School, as well as an International Diploma Program Candidate. I am the oldest child in my family: I have a sister who is in her junior year of high school and a brother who is a freshman. I enjoy spending time not only […]

Sgt. ‘stripes’ received 75 years later

Sgt. ‘stripes’ received 75 years later

Dear Editor, I am sending you our story because today is Veteran’s Day (November 11). This story has evolved over 75 years and now I feel it is time to celebrate. My dad, Edwin Pochert served in the Army during WWII as a platoon Sergeant. I will tell his story first: At age 20, (1942) […]

Community Shout-out!

Oxford Schools Our shout out isn’t to anyone specific it is to the entirety of Oxford Schools. Our district has worked tirelessly to have these kids in school, they have gone above and beyond and done an amazing job! We are thankful for every day that we get to go to school. I wish i […]

Election Day thank yous

Dear Residents of Addison Township, The past few weeks Addison Township, as well as all communities, were busy with the elections. There are numerous steps in the undertaking of an Election. Addison Township is very fortunate to have many of its residents step up to the plate to be an election inspector, during COVID-19 and […]