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School district identifies dozens of homeless students in need

School district identifies dozens of homeless students in need

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief

February 27, 2017

At least 93 children will go to sleep without a home of their own this year in the Oxford School District. Homelessness among students in the district continues to be a pressing issue, and awareness remains low as needs remain high, even with many safeguards in place. The federal definition of...

Students rally behind two involved in accident

Students rally behind two involved in accident

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief

December 12, 2016

In early November, two OHS students were involved in a one-car accident, landing both of them in the hospital for days and weeks, respectively. A half-removed pancreas, a removed spleen, bruised kidney, bruised lung, broken femur, broken nose, black eye, and a sprained ankle were just some of the...

Staff Editorial: Inclusion, not division is way to move forward

Staff Editorial: Inclusion, not division is way to move forward

November 28, 2016

There is no denying that there are people who have become fearful after the election results came out, especially after others have already committed hateful actions across the country. On Nov. 14, Senior Class President Dany Morales took the courage to share his message on the announcements following...

Column: Trump will actually make America great again

Column: Trump will actually make America great again

Grant Daniels, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Election day has come and gone as we now have a non-politician, Donald Trump, who will be entering the White House after a landslide victory over Hillary Clinton. Finally, the American people will see change coming to Washington D.C with President-Elect Trump. Although brighter days are ahead for America,...

Column: President Trump will ruin America

Column: President Trump will ruin America

Klaria Holmes, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

For some, the world as they knew it ended on November 8. For others, the world of their dreams was just beginning. Donald Trump has proven himself time and time again to be one of the most disrespectful, misogynistic, semi-racist, and closed-minded candidates that the US Presidential Election has...

OHS votes Trump, students eye election

OHS votes Trump, students eye election

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief

November 8, 2016

It’s been over a year and a half since Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination, kicking off the 2016 election cycle, and after months of turbulence, controversy, and everything imaginable, the campaign is finally coming to a close on election day. Major party candidates Hillary...

Parrish, Kuntz double as PA announcers around town

Parrish, Kuntz double as PA announcers around town

Caroline Crews, Features Editor

November 4, 2016

For OHS teachers Daniel Parrish and Tyler Kuntz, speaking is their business. They speak in academic tones in the classroom, but in their lives as Public Address (PA) announcers for sporting events, their speech becomes bold and animated. Parrish is the PA announcer for Oxford Charger varsity football,...

OHS student, lifelong Cubs fan witnesses history with World Series visit

OHS student, lifelong Cubs fan witnesses history with World Series visit

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2016

The Chicago Cubs, former victims of baseball’s longest title drought, recently made history with their first World Series win in 108 years, and one OHS student was there to be a part of it. Lifelong Cubs fan and junior Drew Bianco was surprised early Monday morning by his dad with a pair of tickets...

District seeks to correct capacity problems in schools

District seeks to correct capacity problems in schools

Caroline Crews, Features Editor

November 2, 2016

As Oxford’s population grows, the number of students enrolled in the Oxford School District does as well.  706 students enrolled in the first and second grades for the 2016-2017 school year, exceeding Oxford Elementary’s maximum capacity of roughly 650 students. At a board meeting on Oct. 26,...

Students excited for coming of fall

Students excited for coming of fall

Eve Gershon, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

The weather is starting to chill. The leaves are starting to change colors. Fall has finally come to OHS. “When I think of fall, I think of leaves and kids jumping in the leaf piles,” freshman Jack Gililland said The coming in of fall weather means different things to different people, but...

Exclusive: Oxford resident, Holocaust survivor speaks out for first time

Exclusive: Oxford resident, Holocaust survivor speaks out for first time

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief

November 1, 2016

At the age of seven, Otto Puttman experienced anti-semitism in the highest form, was driven out of his home country, and began to prepare for the storm that was to come. At age eleven, he was ripped from his family, friends, and community, and was forced into the midst of the deadliest genocide in...

OHS students excited to participate in election for first time

OHS students excited to participate in election for first time

Eve Gershon, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

This year, many students at OHS find themselves with a voice, and are able to act on their opinions that were previously restricted to debates with peers. This year, a small portion of OHS is finally eligible to vote. “It’s nice to finally be able to have your opinion matter on a larger scale...

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