Golfers finish fifth at regionals

‘I’m not disappointed in you. I’m disappointed for you,? those were the words Boys Varsity Golf Coach Terry Kelley said to his boys after placing Fifth with a 325 score at Regionals on May 29 at Davison Country Club. ‘I think maybe they just put a little too much pressure on themselves and we ended […]

Lady Cats season ends on field at districts

The Lady Booters? season came to end after the Wildcats were shut down 7-0 against Stoney Creek in the OAA District Finals on May 27. Knowing that Stoney had edge in about every area, than Oxford, Wildcats Head Coach Robert Euashka said the game plan was simple. ‘We didn’t want to sit in a shell […]

Why was Skilling’s house on Craigslist?

Is Oxford Schools Superintendent Dr. William Skilling looking to move? A recent listing on the website Craigslist showed his house, located at 45 Park Street in Oxford Village, was posted for sale on May 27 at a price of $229,900. When asked why his house was for sale in a June 6 phone interview, Skilling, […]

OCS offers free summer food progam

Oxford Community Schools is offering free breakfast and lunch through a Free Summer Food Program at the Oxford Early Learning Center Monday through Friday from June 16 until Aug 22. According to Karen Bissett, director of Nutrition Services for Oxford Schools, the food program is a federally funded program called ‘Meet up & Eat Up.? […]

OCTV offers new show with ‘Schooling Around?

Oxford Community Television (OCTV) is giving viewers a deeper look into the programs of Oxford Schools with their new show ‘Schooling Around.? ‘The whole thing started when we started doing school news the way we do it now. Where I go out and actually talk to teachers about programs and talk to administrators about what […]

Oxford looks to team up with Avondale for hockey

After a year of no high school hockey, Oxford is looking to form a co-op team with Avondale High School for next season. ‘That’s the plan right now,? said Oxford High School’s Athletic Director Mike Watson. ‘We haven’t signed a cooperative agreement yet with them, that’s not due until August.? After last year’s no-season, Watson […]

No layoffs, 1% raises in district’s proposed $48.9M budget

Oxford School’s proposed $48.9 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year contains no layoffs and no pay cuts, according to Assistant Superintenent of Business & Finance Pamela Anstey. All staff will receive a 1 percent pay increase, with the exception of executive salaries, which will remain at their negotiated contract level. ‘We know that’s not […]

Oxford grad presents Nabi Tablets as part of IB project

By Trevor Keiser Leader Staff Writer Jenna Duronio, an Oxford High School 2014 graduate, brought a smile to some Lakeville Elementary Students with Autism as she handed out five Nabi Tablets on June 12. Nabi Tablets are similar to an iPad, but they function a little bit differently The tablets were purchased through fundraising as […]

One candidate’s filed for school board so far

As of deadline on Monday, only one candidate has filed so far for one of the four open seats on the Oxford School Board. That candidate is Paula Foster. Foster has lived in Oxford for more than 15 years with her husband of 18 years, Erick, and their 10-year-old son, who will be a fifth-grader […]

Rotarians welcome Ruth

Michigan Secretary of State is just one of the many government offices, Ruth Johnson has held. She’s been a three-term member of the Michigan House of Representatives, Oakland County’s clerk/register of deeds, and a member of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners. ‘Coming back to Oxford is coming back home,? said Johnson as she addressed […]

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