Temporary memorial to be replaced with something permanent

Temporary memorial to be replaced with something permanent

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer The spontaneous memorial that popped up around the Oxford High School sign on Oxford Road following the Nov. 30 shooting was taken down before students returned to the school on Monday. There are plans to make a permanent memorial to the lives that were lost: Hana St. Juliana, Justin […]

Grapplers drop one to

Grapplers drop one to

Last Friday the Oxford Wildcats traveled to Clarkston for a dual match against the Wolves. At the end of the meet, the ‘Cats lost, 38-33. Above Oxford’s Zach Call won the 119-pound weight class with a major decision over Clarkston’s Brady Vogt, 12-4. Photo by Wendi Reardon-Price.

Memorial scholarship raises funds

Memorial scholarship raises funds

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer The Tate Myre Memorial Scholarship fund has raised about $150,000 so far, with contributions coming in from 15 states. The Myre family established the endowed scholarship in Tate’s name to help graduates of Oxford High School offset college tuition costs. This will allow Tate and his family to continue […]

Athlete of the Week: Hannah Kemenah – Cheer

Hanna Kemenah has been on Varsity Cheer for three years, five seasons, and is captain of the 2021-2022 sideline and competitive cheer team. She plans on going to college for an undergraduate degree in pre-med, Biology, transitioning into med. school for Dermatology. “She is most excited for the team as a whole at competitions. Even […]

Athlete of Week: Alanna May

Athlete of Week: Alanna May

Alanna May – Swim & Dive Alanna May capped off her sophomore swim season with a league title and All-league status in the 100 Backstroke beating the rest of the backstroke field by almost 4 seconds! Earlier in the meet, Alanna was part of the A Medley Relay that took 3rd in the league and […]

Student count shows growth

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Student Count Day in Michigan was October 6. Here are the preliminary numbers for Oxford Community Schools provided by the student services department. The number of Fall 2021 full-time equivalent (FTE) students is 7,148.14. This is an overall increase of 259.42 FTE from the fall 2020 count. It’s also […]

National Honor Society inducts 26 new members

National Honor Society  inducts 26 new members

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Here are the 26 members of the 2021-22 Freda Quayle Chapter of the National Honor Society at Oxford High School: Top row (left to right): Brooklyn Didion, Alexis Boyd, Faith Diegel, Samantha Kirchler, Mckenna Weaver, Megan Pavlock, Jacob Benninger, Jared Cypher, Olivia McMillan, Michael Duong, Norah Chapa, Aubrey Greenfield, […]

Athlete of the Week: Ellie Gieselman

Athlete of the Week: Ellie Gieselman

Ellie Gieselman – Girls’ Golf Ellie Gieselman is a sophomore on the Girls’ Varsity Golf team. Ellie played a significant role in this year’s success. She led the team in all of the regular season tournaments. Her favorite tournament this year was the Bobcat Invitational at Warwick Hills. Ellie improved her average by 7.14 strokes […]

OHS Equestrians qualify for state

OHS Equestrians qualify for state

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School Equestrian Team won the title of reserve champion at the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association’s Region E competition at Ingham County Fairgrounds Oct. 1-3. “They did very well,” said Head Coach Dee Shepard. “We have a very young team. We put a lot of pressure on […]

STEMi mobile comes to Oxford Middle School

STEMi mobile comes to Oxford Middle School

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education can lead to important and high paying jobs, but it is hard to get kids engaged with the exciting possibility of doing math for a living. Enter the STEMi Mobile Innovation Station. The Oakland Schools STEMi is a 1,000 foot wide trailer […]