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School day basketball game provides good energy for boys and girls game

School day basketball game provides good energy for boys and girls game

Walker Bailey, Sports Writer

December 12, 2017


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Both Oxford basketball teams competed in a school-day game against the Independence Wildcats. The girls team took the floor Monday afternoon in front of a packed OHS Gym, but could not get the job done as they fell 53-44. “This was one of the most fun games I’ve ever coached,” Oxford girls...

Oxford prepares for holiday season with annual Christmas parade

Oxford prepares for holiday season with annual Christmas parade

Lauren Bial, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017


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The city of Oxford hosted its annual Christmas parade Dec. 8. The parade featured floats from many different clubs such as Cub Scouts and school groups like the OHS band. Many students such as senior Lily Mitchell enjoy participating in the parade. For her, the parade is a time for students to socialize...

OHS senior Marquise “Chicago” Hubbard overcomes adversity, homeless

OHS senior Marquise “Chicago” Hubbard overcomes adversity, homeless

Walker Bailey, Sports Writer

December 8, 2017


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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 of the most traumatic events of my life,” Hubbard said. “I heard all the bullets flying. My cousins...

Boys basketball team remains undefeated, gains last minute win against Ashland

Boys basketball team remains undefeated, gains last minute win against Ashland

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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OHS boys basketball is in full swing, and the team has remained undefeated with six wins to start out their season. According to head coach Drew Tyler, he had a few concerns about this year’s team before the season began such as only having two juniors in the program. “We are anchored by six...

Increasing issue with damaged computers along with limited amount of loaner computers leaves some empty handed

Increasing issue with damaged computers along with limited amount of loaner computers leaves some empty handed

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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This school-year, several OHS students have had to experience the pencil and paper method due to the ongoing issue with breaking computer screens. Sophomore Alexis Barlow’s laptop was one example of this issue. “I opened my computer, started typing and then all of the sudden it had lines going...

Students graduating early work toward applying to college

Students graduating early work toward applying to college

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

November 29, 2017


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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 I was doing my schedule for sophomore year, I realized that after I get over with sopho...

Rapper Yung Lean’s “Stranger” shows progression, catered for dedicated fans

Rapper Yung Lean’s “Stranger” shows progression, catered for dedicated fans

Charlie Zediker, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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Yung Lean, alias for Jonatan Leandoer Håstad, recently released his third full-length album, “Stranger,” on Nov. 10. Unlike his previous 2016 release, “Warlord,” the Swedish rapper’s new project is much more polished and showcases undeniable progression in the young artist’s style. Althou...

“The Good Doctor” is emotionally charged, sheds light on autism spectrum disorder

“The Good Doctor” is emotionally charged, sheds light on autism spectrum disorder

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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ABC Network’s hit series “The Good Doctor”  has had an overwhelming amount of fascination from viewers all over who have had very positive reviews of the show, including myself. The show has successfully portrayed something that is very rarely brought to the spotlight of national television—...

Whisenant speaks to health classes about drug, alcohol abuse, spreads awareness

Whisenant speaks to health classes about drug, alcohol abuse, spreads awareness

Karina Patel, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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Oxford Treatment Center employee Brian Whisenant visited Oxford High School health students Nov. 1 to talk about prevention of drug and alcohol use in hopes to spread awareness on the effects of both. “I am in recovery myself, so I started using when I was in high school,” Whisenant said. “I...

Positivity Club works to make school day brighter

Positivity Club works to make school day brighter

Emmie Stevens, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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This year, sophomore Patricia Hughes started the Positivity Club to try to make people happier around the school. “I noticed that a lot of my friends were dreading coming to school and would rather have been at the dentist getting teeth pulled than be at school, and I wanted to do something about it,...

Student prints flyers protesting removal of Power Hour, spread school-wide

Student prints flyers protesting removal of Power Hour, spread school-wide

Molly Archer, Editor-In-Chief, News Editor

November 10, 2017


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The privilege of Power Hour was taken from Oxford High School students Nov. 7 due to unruliness and lack of self-control during the hour long lunch. A group of students protested this change by passing out over 400 missing Power Hour flyers around the school. “Hopefully, the teachers will realize...

Juniors Tidwell, Torrent take part in world-class international marching band

Juniors Tidwell, Torrent take part in world-class international marching band

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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Oxford High School band students Vasilios Tidwell and Charlie Torrent took the opportunity to join the Music City drum corps, a competitive international marching band, over the course of three months. “It’s a large activity that happens over the summer where we audition in December, and we’re...

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