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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.

Sibling duos compete at regional, state science fairs

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...

Junior Khyan Freelon won a gold key in a national competition with his drawing

Freelon wins gold key in national art competition

Lauren Bial, Staff Writer March 22, 2018

Junior Khyan Freelon won a gold key, the highest award, at the National Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. His work will be on display at Carnegie Hall in New York. Students can enter in seventh...

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.

French teacher travels world, shapes personality

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...

Junior Anna Claire Franklin recites her poem in the Regional Poetry Out Loud contest. She won first in the competition and will compete in the state competition March 6.

Franklin wins first in Regional Poetry Out Loud contest

Edward Brown, Staff Writer February 27, 2018

Oxford High School student and junior Anna Claire Franklin won the Regional Poetry Out Loud contest on Feb. 5. Poetry Out Loud is a contest where students memorize and recite poems, which helps them master...

More Than A Coach: The reality of living in the spotlight as the child of a coach

More Than A Coach: The reality of living in the spotlight as the child of a coach

Merrick McCool, Contributing Writer February 1, 2018

Life is different with a coach as a father.  For many current and former students at Oxford High School, this is a reality. “It's my lifestyle. I’ve been born into it,” Ole Miss head basketball...

Senior Keaton Calhoon goes for the ball during the team's game against Lafayette. He broke the season scoring record which was previously 26 goals during the game against Tupelo.

Calhoon breaks season scoring record

Grace Logan, Staff Writer January 31, 2018

Oxford soccer player and senior Keaton Calhoon broke the season record for most goals scored by a single player during the Jan. 9 game against Tupelo High School. “Going into the game versus Tupelo,...

Tabitha Beard teaches Algebra 2 students. She took over the class after Allison Wally got the new position of OSD's business manager.

Wally takes job as district business manager, Beard takes over classes

Eve Gershon, Features Editor January 30, 2018

When a new position opened up at Oxford School District’s main office, Algebra II and AP Statistics teacher Allison Wally decided to take the job and become the new business manager for the school. “The...

Senior Marquise

OHS senior Marquise “Chicago” Hubbard overcomes adversity, homeless

Walker Bailey, Sports Writer December 8, 2017

Marquise “Chicago” Hubbard woke up one morning, went out the front door of his friend’s house, and walked directly into a shootout happening in the street. “Walking into that gunfight was one...

Senior Heba Marzouk continues to work hard towards her goal of graduating early. She decided to graduate early after realizing in her sophomore year that she only needed a few more credits to graduate.

Students graduating early work toward applying to college

Eve Gershon, Features Editor November 29, 2017

Most students spend four years in high school before moving on to the next chapter of their lives. Some students, on the other hand, want to leave high school sooner. These students are graduating early. “When...

Lily Mitchell stands with escort Cole Moore having just been announced Homecoming Queen. Mitchell was crowned Thursday, Oct. 5, at the homecoming game against Desoto Central.

Mitchell crowned homecoming queen, National Merit Semifinalist

Lauren Bial, Staff Writer October 12, 2017

Senior Lily Mitchell has been very busy lately. Not only is she a varsity player on the volleyball team, but she was also crowned Homecoming Queen Thursday night, Oct. 5. A week before that, she was named...

OHS teacher Kim Austin's sister, Jennifer Stewart, gathers supplies from the community to bring to victims of Hurricane Harvey. One of her sisters was affected by the storm and will be great helped by the goods.

Stewart brings supplies to Hurricane Harvey victims

Emmie Stevens, Staff Writer September 26, 2017

Jennifer Stewart, sister of OHS teacher Kim Austin, is driving a truck full of donated supplies to Texas to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey which made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on Aug. 25, and...

Students made a sign to show support for OHS teacher Barbara Lowe. She is battling breast cancer and recently started receiving treatment.

Lowe battles breast cancer, receives student support

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer September 11, 2017

Chances are, if you have ever stepped foot into Oxford High School, you know Barbara Lowe; what many don’t know is that  her life recently took a sharp turn. On Aug. 28, Lowe was diagnosed with breast...

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