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Debate Team prepares for upcoming competition

Debate Team prepares for upcoming competition

April 11, 2016

The Oxford High School debate team is preparing like any other sports team would for a state competition – rigorously. Next week, the debate team will travel to Jackson to compete in the MHSAA Speech and Debate state competition, where many of the team members hope to advance beyond the quarterfina...

Oxford Track Team places first at regionals

Oxford Track Team places first at regionals

Miranda Grayzel-Ward

April 11, 2016

This past weekend, the oxford high school track team competed at the regionals competition in Oxford Ms where the boys and girls teams swept the competition scoring over 100 points over rival Saltillo. They will be in action again this Saturday at the Oxford Middle School.

Capital Improvement plan approved

Capital Improvement plan approved

April 1, 2016

With the recently approved Capital Improvement Plan, the Oxford School District’s construction plans – beginning in the summer of 2016 and lasting through the summer of 2025 – include the building of a performing arts center as well a new fine arts building for Oxford High School. “The capital ...

Track Team Competes at Arrow Invitational

Track Team Competes at Arrow Invitational

Miranda Grayzel-Ward

March 29, 2016

This past Saturday, the Oxford High School track team competed at the Arrow Invitational in Clinton, Ms. The Boy's track team placed first overall will a total of 141 while the Girl's Track team placed fourth overall with a total number of 74.50 points scored. You can catch the track team in action this...

Envirothon Team places first at regionals

Envirothon Team places first at regionals

Miranda Grayzel-Ward

March 28, 2016

The Envirothon team has been beyond impressive. This past Wednesday, the Oxford High School Envirothon team competed at the regional competition, placing first in every event. Envirothon is an environmental competition in which a team of five competes in categories such as soil/land use, aquatic...

German students score in the top ten percent nationally

German students score in the top ten percent nationally

February 29, 2016

Last week, 50 Oxford High School students taking German completed the National German Exam, a test that was administered to more than 20,000 students nationwide. Ten Oxford High School students scored in the top 10 percent of all German students in the nation. “It is a nice feeling to know that all my ...

Mock Trial Team Competes at State Competition

Mock Trial Team Competes at State Competition

February 29, 2016

This past weekend, the Oxford High School mock trial team competed at the state competition in Jackson. There, the team won three of their four rounds, with special recognitions given to junior Reed Cooper and sophomore Ann Morgan Sullivan. Mock trial is a form of debate in which students are assigned...

Debate Students Qualify for Nationals

Debate Students Qualify for Nationals

Miranda Grayzel-Ward

February 25, 2016

Last weekend, the Oxford High School debate team competed at the JCFL National Qualifying tournament in Jackson. There, four Oxford High School students qualified for nationals and will be competing in Sacramento, California, this May. The public forum teams of sophomore Joanna Bu and junior Nitin...

Lady Chargers to Compete at State Championship

Lady Chargers to Compete at State Championship

Miranda Grayzel-Ward

February 5, 2016

The Lady Chargers are on their way to a historic season, with the finish line being the soccer pitch of Madison Central High School. After a 6-0 MHSAA Class 5A state semifinals victory against Saltillo High Wednesday night, the Lady Chargers will face West Harrison High out of the Southern bracket...

Winter Formal dance takes place despite threat of snow, ice

Winter Formal dance takes place despite threat of snow, ice

Caroline Crews, Writer

January 26, 2016

Oxford High School’s annual Winter Formal dance took place on Jan. 23, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Powerhouse, and about 600 students attended the event in downtown Oxford.  Due to a threat of snow and icy roads on the night of the dance, there were worries beforehand that the danc...

Crane, Lady Chargers look to contend in 5A soccer

Crane, Lady Chargers look to contend in 5A soccer

Miranda Grayzel-Ward

December 21, 2015

Hunter Crane has a state championship on his mind. As a first-year coach for the Oxford High School girls soccer team, Crane has made changes to the program that he believes will lead to great success for the remainder of the season both on and off the field. “The biggest thing that I wanted to change...

Orman leads girls hoops team to great start

Orman leads girls hoops team to great start

Miranda Grayzel-Ward

December 21, 2015

Cliff Orman began his first year as head coach of the OHS girls basketball team this year, and has shown great strides in developing the already successful program. Orman has been coaching high school basketball for the past 11 years, including stints at Pine Grove, Myrtle and Ripley. Orman’s changes ...

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