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OSD's new cross country course is finally ready for running use. The course is hilly and located behind OHS.

New cross country course completed, ready for races

Emmie Stevens, Staff Writer September 11, 2017

Typically, the Oxford High School and Oxford Middle School cross country teams have only be able to run their races on other schools’ courses. Now, they will be able to host some races in Oxford as a...

Junior Cole Catalano ponders his first move.

Bankston introduces new Chess club to students

Emmie Stevens, Staff Writer August 29, 2017

As the year continues, more clubs are starting up, including Oxford High’s first official Chess Club sponsored by English teacher Ryne Bankston. The club is open to novices, experts and anyone else that...

Senior Neely Mullen holds up a painting that represents the name of the club,

New Art club gives place to express, create

Grace Logan, staff writer August 23, 2017

Seniors Lauren Chandler and Neely Mullen have started À Crea, a new art club offered to students this school year, in order to provide an outlet for students and their art. The name, meaning “to...

Senior Samya Clayton getting escorted by her date after being crowned homecoming queen last October.

Clayton defying odds, will be first-generation college student on full ride

Emma Scott, News Editor May 1, 2017

It has been proven repeatedly that education has the power to transform lives, and senior Samya Clayton has been given the opportunity to not only have her life transformed by education, but, as a future...

Rock signs with UWA, puts injury behind him

Rock signs with UWA, puts injury behind him

Jared Redding, Sports Editor April 15, 2017

Plenty of star power has been produced within the OHS track and cross country programs throughout their tradition rich history. One athlete among that star power recently made it official in order to compete...

OHS student prepares for gender transition, life in Mississippi

OHS student prepares for gender transition, life in Mississippi

Emma Scott, News Editor April 10, 2017

Author’s note: The Charger recently interviewed an Oxford High School student who is transitioning. Born as a male, the student identifies as a female and has made the decision to begin the process to...

Senior Fatima Laraib, a native Pakistani, is from one of the countries targeted in

Two OHS students, Middle East natives stress unity after Trump’s executive order

Miranda Grayzel-Ward, staff writer February 28, 2017

It was a controversial national story, but for two OHS students, it hit home. On Jan. 30, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring residents from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan,...

Algebra teacher Lindsey Sneed receives OHS Teacher of the Year award.

Sneed receives OHS Teacher of the Year award

Caroline Crews, Features Editor February 7, 2017

Being a teacher was not Lindsey Sneed’s original plan. After attending Itawamba Community College and then Ole Miss, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in...

Johnson contributes to church as youth minister, musician

Johnson contributes to church as youth minister, musician

Caroline Crews, Features Editor December 13, 2016

Preaching and music are twin passions for senior Xakylan Johnson, who serves as a youth minister, youth choir director, and musician at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church in Abbeville. Three years...

Collier performs unique job, makes promotional videos for toy company

Collier performs unique job, makes promotional videos for toy company

Caroline Crews, Features Editor December 5, 2016

In 2015, junior Trent Collier took a job with a company called Zing Toys.  He is one of about 15 other people, known as the Zingshot Team, who make promotional videos for the company. Each month, Zing...

Tyler continues to inspire students in his 24th year of teaching

Tyler continues to inspire students in his 24th year of teaching

Eve Gershon, Staff Writer November 28, 2016

Students often complain that four years in high school is a bit too much to handle. Driver’s education teacher and basketball coach Drew Tyler has been a teacher in the Oxford School District for 24...

Parrish, Kuntz double as PA announcers around town

Parrish, Kuntz double as PA announcers around town

Caroline Crews, Features Editor November 4, 2016

For OHS teachers Daniel Parrish and Tyler Kuntz, speaking is their business. They speak in academic tones in the classroom, but in their lives as Public Address (PA) announcers for sporting events, their...

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