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O’Connor faces adversity, finds success in soccer

O'Connor faces adversity, finds success in soccer

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

The last time senior Morgan O’Connor took the field for the Oxford Charger soccer team, she knew that it would be bittersweet. A former Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year, O’Connor faced many ups and downs throughout her high school soccer career. During her freshman year, her mother Jennifer was ...

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Amanda Witt

English Teacher Amanda Witt always dreamt of having a horse, and at the end of the fifth grade, when she moved, that dream came true. Her horse Patchy was an Appaloosa..

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

The Charger staff sat down with English teacher Amanda Witt, who has been teaching for 13 years, to learn more about her and about her stay at Cambridge, her love for writing children’s novels or her childhood horse Patchy. Q: Why did you decide to become a teacher? A: I became a teacher bec...

Library earns grant for 3D printer for students, teachers

The 3D printer will be used for certain projects, and students and teachers must go through training before using the machine. A demonstration of the new printer occurred on April 16.

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

OHS librarian Amanda Osborne recently received a grant for a 3D printer, which will be placed in the library. A demonstration for how the printer works took place in the commons on April 18. Osborne feels that students will benefit greatly from the printer being available to them. “3D printing is...

Sibling duos compete at regional, state science fairs

Junior Siena Cizdziel stands in front of her award-winning science fair project. For the project, she studied the effects that small pieces of plastic can have on the ecosystem.

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

April 16, 2018

Siblings are often compared to each other, but for these siblings, science seems to run in the family. At the both the regional and state science fairs this year, many different siblings took the top prizes. “I won the Justice Manning Award for Environmental Excellence, it’s just like an environmental...

Softball recognizes Lowe in annual “Strike Out for a Cure” game

Dr. Barbara Lowe walks through the team huddle giving the players high fives. This is the team's first year helping with the event.

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

The annual “Strike Out for a Cure” softball game against Lafayette Commodores honored Oxford School District’s very own Dr. Barbara Lowe. The “Strike Out for a Cure” game is hosted every year at Lafayette High School by head coach Katie Jenkins and her team. This is softball head coach Tabitha...

2018 Spring Movies

2018 Spring Movies

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

Anna Barrett

Students link arms in remembrance, unity after Parkland shooting

Nadeen Al-Ostaz

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Oxford High School students linked arms in the hallway in order to commemorate the lost lives of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida that took place earlier this year. At exactly 10 A.M. on March 28, it was agreed that students and teachers could step out of their classrooms...

New class schedule implemented for 2018-19 school year

Students will follow this new schedule for classes next school year.

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

As the year comes to a close, many students are beginning to sign up for classes, but a new schedule has been put underway for the 2018-19 school year, bringing with it new challenges and benefits for students and teachers. The leadership team at Oxford High School has been working on this new schedule...

2018 Medieval Fair

2018 Medieval Fair

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Seniors show off their knowledge of Medieval times at annual fair

Seniors at the fair set up different booths and activities for students to participate in. The fair ran from first through fourth period.

Lauren Bial, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Every year seniors at Oxford High School are given the opportunity to show off what they have learned in their English IV classes about Medieval culture and literature. Students from both the high school and Della Davidson came to the fair visiting all of the booths and activities set up in the courtyard...

French teacher travels world, shapes personality

French teacher Chelsea Shaffer takes a picture with her French students at Université de Pau in 2012. Shaffer made many trips to France and lived in Pau, Rouen and Argentan.

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

French teacher Chelsea Shaffer comes from a family that has travelled all over the world, and she decided to do the same herself. Shaffer has lived in France, Austria, Colorado, Arizona and California while also visiting other countries and states, but she started her world journey in Riyadh, Saudi...

Girls’ soccer seniors commit to play at next level

Girls' soccer seniors commit to play at next level

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Seniors Addison Mills, Grace Joyce, and Ally Shinall all signed to continue their soccer careers at the junior college and collegiate level. Mills signed with Delta State University while both Joyce and Shinall committed to Itawamba Community College to play soccer. “I am really excited because...

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