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Major envirothon competition looms for Oxford High students

Major envirothon competition looms for Oxford High students

Miranda Grayzel-Ward, Online Editor

May 26, 2016

For many students, summer is spent relaxing lazily by the beach or sleeping in till noon each day. But for five students, their summer will be spent traveling to Ontario, Canada, where they will compete at the 2016 North American Envirothon competition. Envirothon is an environmental competition i...

OHS golf looks to future after state event

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OHS junior golfer Beau Ryals watches a ball sail after his swing.  Ryals and the Chargers finished second at the state tournament, but have a lot to look forward to next year, with many returning starters.

Miranda Grayzel-Ward, Online Editor

May 26, 2016

Despite a second-place finish at the MHSAA Class 5A state championship meet three weeks ago in Madison, Oxford High coach Steve Herring and his golfers came away from the Lake Caroline course feeling hopeful and confident about next year’s state championship. The 5A state championship came down to two t...

Chao, Laraib show off at international fair

Chao, Laraib show off at international fair

Jeffrey Wang, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016

Oxford High School students Shawn Chao and Fatima Laraib qualified on the international level for a prestigious science fair hosted in Phoenix, Arizona, May 7 through May 12. To qualify for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, students in Mississippi must either advance from the regional, b...

Science Bowl team excels at national event

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Jeffrey Wang, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016

On April 28, the Oxford High School Science Bowl team embarked on its second national competition since the the team was founded three years ago. The team qualified for the national competition by advancing through the state level with wins over Mississippi School for Math and Science and Oak Grove H...

What type of senior will you be? Take the quiz to find out

Evelyn Smith, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016

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Death Grips: Challenge to listen to, but worth it with new album ‘Bottomless Pit’

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Edward Morgan, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016

To talk about Death Grips is a challenge since they can be challenging to listen to. For those unfamiliar to the band, they are an experimental rap group from Sacramento, California, known for their experimental and intense music and – warning – is very explicit.   A good starting place for new listeners woul...

Top 3 in ’16 class look forward to OHS commencement ceremonies

Top 3 in '16 class look forward to OHS commencement ceremonies

Christie Forgette, Staff Writer

May 14, 2016

As senior year for the OHS Class of 2016 comes to an end, graduation is just around the corner.    Kayla Owens, James Cutler, and Sariya Khan, respectively, will graduate with the top three highest grade point averages for the 2016 graduating class.  OHS senior class counselor Sarah Breithaupt not...

Bald Eagle cam sparks patriotism

Bald Eagle cam sparks patriotism

Evelyn Smith, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

  In 2014, the first pair of Bald Eagles since 1947 built their extravagant nest in a tulip poplar tree at the U.S. National Arboretum, which is operated by the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C.  Because of the nest’s location, the two parent eagles are named “Mr....

COLUMN: Seniors deserve ‘skip day’

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Drake Logan, Opinions Editor

May 2, 2016

Senior skip day is a common occurrence that has been engraved in high schools throughout the United States. This practice is not approved by schools and the absence goes down as an unexcused absence. With that being said, a decent number of students participate in this annual “skip day.” Even som...

Zero period new option for OHS students

Zero period new option for OHS students

Drake Logan, Opinions Editor

May 2, 2016

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, Oxford High School will transition to a new schedule that includes an academic opportunity period, similar to this year’s FLEX, and a new zero period option. The zero period option would provide students with the opportunity to arrive at school earlier in t...

Students still have classes to attend after AP exams

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Jeffrey Wang, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

With AP testing coming in a matter of days, many Oxford High School Advanced Placement students are preparing for one of the most difficult exams of their school year. And when that AP exam is finally over with, the school year ends and everyone can breathe a sigh of relief, right? Wrong. Many ...

OHS students face burden of completing both AP, state exams

OHS students face burden of completing both AP, state exams

Jeffrey Wang, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

Oxford High School students will begin arguably the most stressful two weeks of their school lives starting on Monday with the first of the College Board Advanced Tests. The AP tests are college-level tests administered by The College Board (makers of the SAT and PSAT). Students may take tests in...

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