Ten Oxford High School student-athletes sign letters to continue their athletic careers in college

Ten Oxford High School student-athletes sign letters to continue their athletic careers in college

By Wendi Reardon Price Staff Writer wprice@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — As the school year gets closer to ending for Oxford High School seniors, 10 student-athletes are ready for the next chapter as they signed their National Letters of Intent in front of family, friends and classmates, April 18. The signers included Charlie Campbell continuing football […]

Oxford school board selects Dr. Tonya Milligan as next superintendent

Oxford school board selects Dr. Tonya Milligan as next superintendent

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer ssoldan@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — During the special meeting on April 16, the Oxford Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to hire and enter contract negotiations with Dr. Tonya Milligan for the position of superintendent. The decision came after board discussion about two of the superintendent finalists, and who each […]

Oxford school board switches board policy firms

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer ssoldan@mihomepaper.com  OXFORD TWP. — During its regular meeting on April 9, the Oxford Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a switch for board policy services from Neola to Thrun Law Firm. “I thought this was great, I like the policy,” said board member Colleen Schultz. “I like […]

Oxford school board adds three courses to high school curriculum

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer ssoldan@mihomepaper.com  OXFORD TWP. — During its regular meeting on April 9, the Oxford Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to add three courses to Oxford High School. The added courses are a regular statistics course, the Personal Inquiry Project course, and a change to economics to include the state-required […]

Oxford RoboCats heading to FIRST Robotics Championship in Houston

Oxford RoboCats heading to FIRST Robotics Championship in Houston

Team makes it to semifinals in Michigan State Championship By Morgan Kindermann Special Contributor to the Leader SAGINAW, Mich. — Oxford High School’s FIRST robotics competition team, Team 2137 the Oxford RoboCats competed over the weekend at the FIRST in Michigan State Championship at Saginaw Valley State University, making it to the semifinals. The FIRST […]

The Smart Bookies win 4th grade Battle of the Books

The Smart Bookies win 4th grade Battle of the Books

OXFORD TWP. — Ten teams of fourth graders representing Oxford’s elementary schools competed in Battle of the Books on April 2 at the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center. The 4th graders read five books on their own time in preparation for the Battle. Competition was fierce, but Oxford Elementary School’s The Smart Bookies were […]

Oxford soccer loses close match to Midland, 2-1

Oxford soccer loses close match to Midland, 2-1

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — The Oxford girls varsity soccer team lost its season home opener 2-1 to Midland on Saturday at Wildcat Stadium in a back-and-forth battle that came down to the final minutes of play. The Chemics got on the board in the first five minutes of the non-conference […]

‘Sending peace and love from Oxford’

‘Sending peace and love from Oxford’

(From left) Clara Umscheid, Zofia Williams, Catherine Willoughby, Ana Ambrosio and Alexandria Firth. Clara, Zofia, Ana and Alexandria helped fold more than 300 paper cranes for Oxford Middle School librarian Catherine Willoughby to take with her to Hiroshima, Japan and place on the Children’s Peace Monument in Hiroshima Peace Park. Photos by Jim Newell. Oxford […]