Hats for a cause

Hats for a cause

Leonard Elementary students raised around $335 for the Children’s Hospital of Detroit. Sage Brocco, a student at Oxford Schools Early College, reached out to Leonard’s Student Council to help him gather donations for his Capstone Project. His goal was to provide a book and crayons for each of the 228 patient rooms. 100 percent of […]

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Riley Hodder

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Riley Hodder

Riley Hodder Parents: Cale and Teresa Hodder GPA: 4.15 Favorite Subject: I like all math classes Plans after graduation: I know I’m going to college, but I’m still applying Extracurricular Activities: I am co-captain of the Oxford High School Equestrian Team, as well as a member of the NHS chapter of Oxford high school. Outside […]

A look at Oxford Virtual Academy

A look at Oxford Virtual Academy

By Lauren Schiller Leader Student Contributor This year, students across the globe have moved to online learning. For many this is their first time learning outside of a traditional seated learning environment. Yet others, including many students within the Oxford area, have been learning virtually for years. Oxford Virtual Academy was founded in 2011 when […]

Gorillas on the line. Answer the call!

Gorillas on the line. Answer the call!

Cell phones (and other electronic devices) contain a rare mineral called coltan. It is mined from areas in Africa where endangered gorillas live. Recycling old mobile phones helps reduce the demand for coltan and protects gorilla habitats. The Green Team at Oxford Elementary School has partnered with the Detroit Zoo to collect old or broken […]

Athlete of the Week: Miranda Wyniemko

Athlete of the Week: Miranda Wyniemko

Miranda Wyniemko – Girls’ Basketball “Miranda Wyniemko (Reggie), has been an integral part of the Wildcats offense this season. Averaging nine points per game, and five rebounds. Her hard work in the off-season has paid off as she makes her mark as being a three point threat against any competition. Off the court, Miranda excels […]

Oxford’s Academic Achievers: Matthew Wolfe

Oxford’s Academic Achievers:  Matthew Wolfe

Matthew Wolfe Parents: Tamra and Troy Wolfe GPA: 4.2 Favorite Subject: Math Plans after graduation: Attend a university and major in aerospace engineering. Extracurricular Activities: Soccer and Lacrosse Outside Interests and Hobbies: Snowboarding and golf What did you learn about yourself during lockdown? How a healthy lifestyle can improve life. How have you grown as […]

Hockey program takes major step toward league title

Hockey program takes major step toward league title

  By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Improving to 8-1 (4-1 Oakland Activities Association White Division), the Oxford Avondale United (OAU) hockey program won all three games they played from February 23-27, including a key league victory to round out their week. Beginning their week with a trip to the Farmington Hills Arena to battle […]

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Mikaela Weaver

Oxford’s Academic Achiever: Mikaela Weaver

Mikaela Weaver Parents: Ken and Cari Weaver GPA: 4.176 Favorite Subject: Theory of Knowledge Plans after graduation: Attend university out west Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Musical, National Honors Society and working as a Physical Therapy Technician Outside Interests and Hobbies: Photography and Music What did you learn about yourself during lockdown? I learned to be more […]

Athlete of The Week: Caylee Campbell

Athlete of The Week:  Caylee Campbell

“With a 3.6 GPA, being a captain on our squad and her recent acceptance to Central Michigan University, she deserves to be the Athlete of the Week. Caylee has been a huge part of why we were OAA White Champions two years in a row. We’re so glad you’re a part of our team!” said […]