Schools distributed 100,000 meals

Schools distributed 100,000 meals

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford Community Schools’ Nutrition Services Department has served over 100,000 meals distributed to Oxford Community Schools’ children in need during COVID-19 closure. The milestone was surpassed on June 3. Schools across the country are the source of a healthy breakfast and lunch five days a week for students in […]

Student Success: Dean’s List

Jacob Samuels of Oxford qualified for the Spring 2020 Dean’s List at Belmont University, Kentucky. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. * * * The following students earned a grade point average of 4.0 for the […]

OHS Top 25: Madeline Lukens

OHS Top 25: Madeline Lukens

Student’s Name: Madeline Lukens Parents and/or Guardian: Steve and Kara Lukens GPA: 4.174 Favorite Subject: Spanish Plans after Graduation: I plan to attend either Michigan State University or Northern Michigan University Extracurricular Activities: NHS, tutoring, Cross Country Outside Interests or Hobbies: I love sketching, yoga, and meditation. When I think of the future I’m . […]

Michigan High School Athletic Association releases guidelines for fall sports: Oxford gridders preparing for 2020 season ‘virtually’

Michigan High School Athletic Association releases guidelines for fall sports: Oxford gridders preparing for 2020 season ‘virtually’

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer While many details are still being ironed out, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) took a big step toward moving forward with their scheduled fall athletic plans on May 29. Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “Safer-at-Home” Executive Order, lifted on June 1, allows schools to re-open athletic facilities the day […]

OHS kicks off mental health website with virtual fair

OHS kicks off mental health website with virtual fair

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford’s high schoolers had a special summer send-off on May 27. OHS staff presented a live, virtual mental health fair to launch the school’s new mental health initiative and suicide prevention website called, “OHS Connects.” The interactive website is designed to address the mental, physical and social health of […]

Congrats to Oxford High Schools Class of 2020

Congrats to Oxford High Schools Class of 2020

Oxford School’s Transportation Department wanted to congratulate the class of 2020 in a big way. So, last Friday they got 22 drivers and buses together to form the numbers in the south parking lot. “Everyone involved was very supportive and had a great time participating,” said Transportation Director Ann Weeden. “Getting everyone in their buses, […]

On The Dean’s List: Madison DeBruyne

Madison DeBruyne of Oxford has been included on the dean’s list for the Spring semester at Lake Superior State University. To make the dean’s list, students must achieve a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. DeBruyne is majoring in Psychology & Substance Abuse Counseling at LSSU. She is the daughter […]

Oxford’s Top 25: Maeghan Kroon

Oxford’s Top 25: Maeghan Kroon

Student’s Name: Maeghan Kroon Parents and/or Guardian: Sharon and Ned Kroon GPA: 4.173 Favorite Subject: Biology Plans after Graduation: I will be attending Grand Valley State University to study clinical exercise science and pursue a masters in athletic training. Extracurricular Activities: Track and field; Environmental Club; National Honor Society Outside Interests or Hobbies: Reading, listening […]

Wildcats officially unveil 2020 football schedule

Wildcats officially unveil 2020 football schedule

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The 2020 season is the beginning of a new era for Oxford Wildcats football. After 42 seasons in charge of the program (1976-79, 1982-2019), Bud Rowley, one of the best in Michigan High School Athletic Association history, stepped down in November and has since began his role as the […]

Cats will have their work cut out for them in OAA Red

Cats will have their work cut out for them in OAA Red

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer For the seventh-straight season, the Oxford Wildcats will play their league games as a member of the Oakland Activities Association’s (OAA) Red division. Joining the OAA in 2010, the Wildcats spent their first four years in the conference as a member of the White division before jumping up to […]