OMS robotic teams advance

OMS robotic teams advance

On Nov. 19, two of the three Oxford Middle School Robotics teams (TOWR and Metal Benders) competed in a FIRST Robotics qualifier competition in Lake Orion. There were 36 teams competing. Oxford had 25 students participate in the event. The final match pitted the two Oxford teams against each other. Team TOWR was with the top […]

Nov. 30 named Wildcat Remembrance Day

  By Ken Weaver Superintendent Oxford Community Schools As November 30 approaches, and we near the one-year mark that changed us all, we must prepare for what this day will look like for our district. A committee of social workers, teachers, and administrators was created to research and collectively think through what will be best […]

New ‘Recovery Coordinator’ for Oxford Schools here ‘to serve’

New ‘Recovery Coordinator’ for Oxford Schools here ‘to serve’

By Don Rush After the November 30 tragedy at Oxford High School moved deftly to design and impliment a three-year recovery plan for students, staff and community. Out of that plan came the creation of an Executive Director of Student Services and Wellness, “a new position which was inspired by staff, parent and student feedback […]

Investigating ‘potenital’ threat

 Sunday morning Oxford Schools Superintendent Ken Weaver sent out two emails to parents in regards to a social media post. “Our school resource officer became aware of a potential threat on Snapchat. The message specifically said, ‘come bring a gun to Oxford school.’ After hours of investigation, law enforcement have not yet been able to determine […]

Oxford Community Schools welcomes new staff

Oxford Community Schools welcomes new staff

Last Wednesday about 28 new teachers and staff gathered to learn the ins and outs and does and don’ts of the district. The new staff orientation was Oxford Virtual Academy office on M-24. New to the district this year are: Matthew Call, Acacia Clippert, Sydnee Harahuc, Heather Miller, Sophia Campbell, Kelsey Kadrich, Melissa Lord, Kathleen […]

Looking to ‘recognize’ area students

Oxford Addison Youth Assistance (OAYA) is seeking youth candidates (kindergarten through 12th grade) for nomination to the OAYA Annual Youth Recognition program at Seymour Lake Township Park on May 13. The purpose of the Annual Youth Recognition is to recognize and honor local students who have volunteered their time helping others. Young people who have […]

OHS virtual memorial a team effort

OHS virtual memorial a team effort

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer When Oxford High School prepared to resume for the winter semester, there was debate on whether the memorial along Oxford Rd. would remain. Ultimately the memorial was taken down and the signs, flowers, items and other gestures of support were moved, but not before the memorial was digitally preserved. […]

Roboocats win Engineering Inspiration award in Belleville

Roboocats win Engineering Inspiration award in Belleville

By Morgan Kindermann Leader Student Writer Oxford HighSchool’s FIRST robotics competition team, Team 2137 The Oxford RoboCats won an Engineering Inspiration Award and made it to the quarterfinals with their robot, this past weekend at the Michigan District Belleville Event hosted by Belleville High School. The Engineering Inspiration Award celebrates outstanding success in forwarding respect […]

Michigan schools raise $302,000 for OCS

Michigan schools raise $302,000 for OCS

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Oxford Community Schools (OCS) received a $302,000 donation from Michigan high school sports programs on Sunday, March 20. Accepted by OCS Athletic Director Tony DeMare at the Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s (MIAAA) annual conference in Traverse City, the money was raised over the course of February through a […]

Oxford’s FIRST robotic team back in action

Oxford’s FIRST robotic team back in action

By Morgan Kindermann Student Writer Oxford High School’s FIRST robotics competition team, Team 2137 The Oxford RoboCats competed last Friday and Saturday at the FIRST in Michigan Rochester District Event at Stoney Creek High School. Two students, Alexsandra Foster and Wyatt Ashley, won the Dean’s List Award and the team made it to the quarterfinals […]

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