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OHS students gaze up at the solar eclipse in front of the high school. The glasses were donated by NASA thanks to efforts made by OHS teacher Mrs. Rosen, and distributed to all students.

Students view last total solar eclipse until 2044

Caroline Berry, editor-in-chief May 21, 2024

On April 8, 2024 Oxford High School students stepped out of their typical fourth block classes to observe a solar eclipse. This was the last total solar eclipse to happen until the year 2044. Solar eclipses...

Ten year anniversary of Charger Loop

Ten year anniversary of Charger Loop

Addison Franks, co-news editor April 11, 2024

Ten years ago, Oxford High School moved into a bigger and more updated building to support their already large and growing student body. When the high school moved out of their old building, it turned...

Bilingual Book Club connects with elementary students, parents

Bilingual Book Club connects with elementary students, parents

Banks Still, staff writer April 11, 2024

The bilingual book club, started by two OHS seniors, Gabriel Miña-Reyes and Natalia Urbina, has helped bring joy and excitement to non-English speaking second grade kids and their parents each month....

RISE tackles mental health issues, partners with pickleball club

RISE tackles mental health issues, partners with pickleball club

Brody Denevan, co-news editor April 11, 2024

Oxford High School’s RISE Club, a club dedicated to create safe communities to discuss topics surrounding mental health, has recently been focusing how things like anxiety and stress can be recognized...

OHS produces first adaptation of Shadow of the Son

OHS produces first adaptation of “Shadow of the Son”

Kendall Kipping, opinions editor April 11, 2024

To start off the 2024 spring semester, the OHS Theatre put on a new play, Shadow of the Son. The plot of the play revolves around Artemis, the Greek goddess of the moon and wilderness. Artemis is shown...

Looking back on Mississippi Freedom Summer Murders: 60 years later

Looking back on Mississippi Freedom Summer Murders: 60 years later

Caroline Berry, editor-in-chief March 4, 2024

2024 is a particularly significant year in the South’s history as it marks the 60th anniversary of the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Mississippi Freedom Summer. Freedom Summer, or...

Envirothon gears up for spring competition season

Envirothon gears up for spring competition season

Annie Amidon, staff writer March 4, 2024

The OHS Envirothon team is currently preparing for their upcoming competition season which lasts from March to July of this year. They compete at the regional, state and national evels. There has been...

This picture was sent out as an email to students and parents, depicting the newest version of the student pick up and drop off route. The route is subject to change and will likely not return to its original form until construction of the CTE building is complete.

New car rider route implemented

Annie Amidon, staff writer February 5, 2024

Construction of a new CTE building will affect the traffic routes for student drivers and car riders at OHS. The major change being that the road between the CAE and the Fine Arts buildings will be blocked...

Renad Radwan, sophomore, with freshmen Eleanor King
and Lilly Schornhorst, sophomore, pose for a picture after competing in a tournament. All three girls placed as semifinalists in public forum debate at this event.

Speech and debate team to host tournament at OHS

Brody Denevan, co-news editor February 5, 2024

For the second year in a row, Oxford High  hool’s Speech and Debate team will be hosting a competition at Oxford High School on Feb. 3-4.  While Oxford’s team will not be competing, they'll be setting...

Snow lines the streets of a roundabout near the University of Mississippi in Oxford. City staff work around the clock to keep the roads clear.

Snow storm shuts down OSD for six days

Caroline Berry, editor-in-chief February 5, 2024

On Jan. 14, 2024, Mississippi's Governor, Tate Reeves,  issued a State of Emergency  in anticipation of the winter  weather that was expected to  impact the state. The Oxford  School District along...

Juniors Cate Callicutt, Sarah Ross Latimer, Evelyne Denham, Ava Randle, Kate Riddle, and Mary Cile Meagher pose for a picture at the Lafayette County Distinguished Young Women competition.

Lafayette County Distinguished Young Women

Addison Franks, co-news editor February 5, 2024

Distinguished Young Women  is the largest national scholarship program for young women and was founded in 1958. Throughout the  years they have given over 118 million dollars in scholarship money to...

OHS Envirothon sponsor recognized by Soil & Water Conservation District

Layton McKenzie, staff writer December 20, 2023

e of Outstanding Teacher Of The Year by Lafayette County Soil & Water Conservation District. Amy Rosen, Physics and Physical Science teacher, is the Envirothon club advisor at Oxford High School. Rosen...

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