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Good Food for Oxford Schools hosts third annual Iron Chef competition

Junior Emily Hollowell (left) and sophomore Justine Perrier (right) of the Delicious Duo team cook their meal of choice for the Iron Chef competition on April 30.
May 3, 2017

With the help of a stove and some cooking skills, OHS students recently got the opportunity to make a cooking show their own reality with Good Food for Oxford Schools’ third annual Gospel Choir Showcase...

Clayton defying odds, will be first-generation college student on full ride

Senior Samya Clayton getting escorted by her date after being crowned homecoming queen last October.
May 1, 2017

It has been proven repeatedly that education has the power to transform lives, and senior Samya Clayton has been given the opportunity to not only have her life transformed by education, but, as a future...

OHS student prepares for gender transition, life in Mississippi

OHS student prepares for gender transition, life in Mississippi
April 10, 2017

Author’s note: The Charger recently interviewed an Oxford High School student who is transitioning. Born as a male, the student identifies as a female and has made the decision to begin the process to...

Table tennis club hosts tournament, welcomes all students

Senior Kyle Rock (left) and junior Bennett Brown (right) compete in the final round of the table tennis tournament held on March 28 to determine who would be the first place winner.
March 31, 2017

The table tennis club hosted a free tournament open to all students after school in the library on Tuesday, March 28. Around 20 competitors participated in the event, facing off for over an hour for the...

Field Experiences class partners with University of Mississippi for Big Event

Environmental Science teacher Angela Whaley poses with her Field Experiences class during one of their field trips.
March 31, 2017

The University of Mississippi’s Big Event is enlisting the help of OHS’s Field Experiences class to aid in the leading and recruiting of an outdoor activity on Saturday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. The...

New event donates dresses, tuxedos for prom

Dresses donated by members of the Oxford community hang at the
March 21, 2017

Physical Education teacher Rose Hickey gathered 300 dresses for the “Say Yes to the Dress — Prom Edition” event in the girls’ fitness studio on March 9 to lend girls a prom dress if they may not...

Science, Ocean Bowl teams win competitions, move on to nationals

Left to right: Junior Anish Ravishankar, junior Shahbaz Gul, senior Nitin Ankisetty, junior Isuru Hewamanna, and freshman Edward Hu of the Science Bowl team pose with their trophy and medals after the Mississippi Regional Science Bowl competition on Feb. 17.
February 24, 2017

The Science and Ocean Bowl teams both won their most recent competitions and will advance to nationals. The Mississippi Regional Science Bowl competition was held Feb. 17 at The Mississippi School for...

Mock Trial team goes undefeated at regional competition, prepares for state

Left to right: junior Ann Sullivan, senior Rebecca Grayzel-Ward, senior Reed Cooper, senior Mary Lauren Green, sophomore Anneke Buskes, junior Josh Pearson, senior Virginia Parkinson, and junior Joanna Bu gather for a picture after competing at the Mock Trial regional competition on Jan. 28, where they went undefeated.
February 7, 2017

On Jan. 28, the Mock Trial team participated in the Oxford regional competition at the Lafayette County Chancery Building and went undefeated, qualifying for the state competition. The Mock Trial case...

Column: Women’s March embodied unity for all

Demonstrators at the Women's March on Washington raise signs in support of the event.
January 31, 2017

Our country’s 45th president was inaugurated Jan. 20, but the real showstopper was on Saturday, Jan. 21, when millions crowded the streets in cities across the globe to show support for women’s rights....

Students receive free samples at lunch to promote healthier eating

A member of Good Food for Oxford Schools fills a cup with a sample of butternut squash soup to serve to students during lunch.
January 27, 2017

School lunches are not often painted in a good light, but Good Food for Oxford Schools is on a mission to change the image of cafeteria lunch once and for all. “We are trying to make our menus reflect...

Students to appear on TV for competition

Seniors Nitin Ankisetty, Tycho Jenkins, Shawn Chao, and junior Anish Ravishankar participate in the Memphis Knowledge Bowl competition last December. The competition will be aired Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. on WREG Channel 3.
January 13, 2017

Not many OHS students can say that they have been on TV, but three seniors and a junior will soon make that list. These students are going to appear in the WREG Channel 3 Knowledge Bowl this upcoming Saturday,...

Choir celebrates holidays with concert, performs European carols

Choir celebrates holidays with concert, performs European carols
December 17, 2016

On Monday, Dec. 12, the OHS Choir gave their “Carols at the Cathedral” show at North Oxford Baptist church to celebrate the holiday season. This concert tested the musical abilities of the choir...

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