The Charger Online

Local dairy farm provides breakfast for students

Local dairy farm provides breakfast for students

Klaria Holmes, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Students got a taste of local sausage and dairy on Sept. 30 when the Brown Family Dairy business brought the breakfast items from their farm to the school. “It was an easy decision. We want our children of the community to know where they can get fresh local milk in their county,” said Shane Brown...

University Museum blends milkshakes, art for students

University Museum blends milkshakes, art for students

Molly Archer, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

The University of Mississippi Museum combined two popular items, milkshakes and art, to create Museum Milkshake Mash-ups. The museum hosts the free event on the first Monday of every month, and kids 6th grade and up can come to enjoy a milkshake while learning about artists and create their own art...

College fair proves successful

College fair proves successful

Eric Maddigan, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

Over 60 school representatives from 43 different schools all around the United States descended upon the OHS gymnasium on Tuesday to talk to students about colleges. According to Assistant Principal Paul Ross, this college fair was the largest school-based college fair in Mississippi, and that...

Student pursues “music without rules”

Student pursues

Emma Scott, News Editor

September 19, 2016

Some students sing, play an instrument, or do both. One student, however, is expressing his musical abilities through a lesser known genre titled “noise music.” “I do a project called ‘Sick Grrl,' where I use modern electronic music programs and antiquated technology, like older microphones,...

OUT bus provides students alternative way to, from school

OUT bus provides students alternative way to, from school

Lexie Hankins, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

One of the many new changes being implemented this year is the Oxford-University Transit bus. It is now open as optional transportation for students without available rides after the traditional release time. Previously, many students did not have available pick up for tutoring, so they could not...

Debate team off to successful start

(from left to right) Sophomore Marawan Elghory, freshman Edward Hu, sophomore Edith Marie Green, junior Akshaya Vijaysankar, senior Dylan Howard, and freshman Toby O'Donnell pose with their awards at the first debate tournament of the school year.

Emma Scott, News Editor

September 9, 2016

The Speech and Debate team saw success at their first tournament of the 2016-2017 school year. Among the students who went, eight placed in their respective competitions. The tournament took place at Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg on Friday, Sept. 2 and Saturday, Sept. 3. “It was amazing....

First day brings problems, solutions

First day brings problems, solutions

August 8, 2016

August 8 brought in a new crop of freshmen, started the beginning of the end for the seniors, and marked the beginning of the 2017 Oxford High School year. However, the day was not without its problems. Monday began with 337 unregistered students, who began their day in the gym to wrap up their r...

2015-16 OHS yearbooks on sale for $60

2015-16 OHS yearbooks on sale for $60

Emma Scott

December 21, 2015

2015-2016 OHS yearbooks are now on sale for anyone interested in purchasing one. Yearbooks are selling for $60 and can be purchased from yearbook advisor and art teacher Ebony Johnson with cash or a check. Students can also purchase a yearbook through MySchoolBucks. “The yearbooks will be on sale th...

Henderson receives trip of lifetime through Camp Merri-Mac

Henderson receives trip of lifetime through Camp Merri-Mac

Emma Scott

December 21, 2015

While many students will be traveling over break to new places, there is one student who will be getting exercise and enjoying the exotic scenery Costa Rica has to offer. Oxford High junior Madeline Henderson is able to go on this adventure through Camp Merri-Mac in Black Mountain, North Carolina. ...

OIS Students looking for student tutors

OIS Students looking for student tutors

Emma Scott

November 1, 2015

Oxford High students with early dismissal looking for a chance to do some volunteer work now have the option to tutor Oxford Intermediate School students from 2:40 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tutors are needed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for math, English, reading, and science. “There is no money to fu...

Oxford High School students share artistic abilities with Literary Magazine

Oxford High School students share artistic abilities with Literary Magazine

Emma Scott

November 1, 2015

Oxford High students interested in sharing their artistic abilities with the school and local community have a chance to do so by submitting their creations to the literary magazine. “The literary magazine is an opportunity for the students of Oxford High School to express themselves literary and ...

Caffeine common among teens, raises concerns

Caffeine common among teens, raises concerns

Emma Scott

October 2, 2015

National Coffee Day was celebrated Sept. 29, and with the new Bolt shop selling coffee, students were able to join in on the festivities right here at OHS. However, as more teenagers enjoy this popular trend, concerns are also being raised as to whether there are negatives to young people consuming caffeine. “It...

The official news source for Oxford High School