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Students work hard on Black Friday

Students work hard on Black Friday

Evelyn Smith

December 2, 2015

As the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving dinner comes to an end, many Oxford High School students prepared for their next hustle — Black Friday. Traditionally, Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving.  It is noted as the first day of traditional Christmas shopping, during which crowds of consumers...

Shots in Paris heard worldwide

Shots in Paris heard worldwide

Evelyn Smith

November 18, 2015

On Friday, Paris, France, was hit by a series of terror attacks that killed more than 120 people. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an Islamist militant group, claimed responsibility for the attacks.  The group follows an extremist interpretation of Islam, promotes religious violence and...

Key club bakes volumes of cookies

Key club bakes volumes of cookies

Evelyn Smith

November 2, 2015

During the week of Oct. 26-30, the Oxford High School Key Club has invited all cookie lovers to donate their gently used children’s books in exchange for homemade and store-bought cookies. The swap has been a big success – more than 200 children’s books have been collected in just one week. But...

Artists and athletes take one for the team on Halloween

Artists and athletes take one for the team on Halloween

Evelyn Smith

October 30, 2015

For some, Halloween is a go-big holiday; however, others may see differently. On Saturday, swimmers, basketball players, cheerleaders, and actors will have to sacrifice their Halloween holiday for extracurricular activities. All competition cheerleaders will compete at the Mid-South Regional Cheer...

(Satirical) Mysterious presence haunts history building

(Satirical) Mysterious presence haunts history building

Evelyn Smith

October 27, 2015

A chill breeze, a dark and stormy night, and a very large blowup ghost in the neighbor’s yard.  The three can combine to mean only one thing…it’s time for Halloween. Recently, word has spread of a mysterious presence on the campus of Oxford High School.  With an eerie holiday vastly approaching,...

Students search for service beyond our walls

Students search for service beyond our walls

Evelyn Smith

September 30, 2015

For some, giving and taking have two different connotations.  For Oxford High School students, Alice McCullen, Evelyn Smith, and Virginia Coleman, the two seem to compliment each other perfectly. One of the benefits of giving to those in need is taking joy and gratification within oneself.  Keeping...

Disruptive students run the halls

Disruptive students run the halls

Evelyn Smith

September 21, 2015

Stink bombs, and silly string, and tardies. Oh my!  Over the years, high schoolers’ hallway etiquette has never been exemplary, but there seems to be something special about the 2014-15 school year. From the day we were born, it seems, parents could not emphasize enough the importance of “please” ...

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