Your story touched me

Your story touched me

Dear Ms. Fritche, I wanted to take a monet to comment on the November 18 article in The Oxford Leader, “Sgt. stripes received 75 years later.” I commend you for your efforts to restore your dad’s stripes when you realized that they were important to him. I know from personal experience that dealing with the […]

Public Notice: Oxford Township

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD COUNTY OF OAKLAND MICHIGAN SYNOPSIS Of the Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Oxford Board of Trustees held on November 18, 2020 via Zoom Video Conference. PRESENT: Supervisor Dunn, Clerk Wright, Treasurer Ferrari, Trustee Curtis, Trustee Payne, Trustee Nold ABSENT: Trustee Durr The following actions were taken: Approved the Agenda […]

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) […]