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Crosstown Classic Pep Rally

Crosstown Classic Pep Rally

September 17, 2018


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Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (2-1) at Pontotoc Warriors (4-0)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (2-1) at Pontotoc Warriors (4-0)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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Oxford is coming off a thrilling 29-27 win over crosstown rival Lafayette. The Chargers will travel to play an undefeated Pontotoc Warriors team. The Warriors are coming off of a 48-8 win over Aberdeen. Players to watch: Pontotoc RB’s Gabe Harmon and Immanuel Vance: The two headed monster in the...

Hughes speaks to ninth grade classes about public speaking and leadership skills

Hughes speaks to ninth grade classes about public speaking and leadership skills

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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Member of the Mississippi House of Representatives and Oxford citizen Jay Hughes came to speak to the ninth grade LeadWorthy classes on Sept. 13. Hughes was asked to come speak to the leadership classes about both public speaking and leadership skills. “The goal of me coming to speak was to try...

Ligon raises $15,000 to donate to Memory Makers Respite Day Services

Ligon raises $15,000 to donate to Memory Makers Respite Day Services

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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On Saturday, Aug. 11, OHS senior Jack Ligon hosted the second annual tennis tournament to raise money for Memory Makers, a respite day program in Oxford that provides socialization, refreshments and activities for people who are living with early to moderate memory loss due to Alzheimer’s or a related...

OSD holds the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign

OSD holds the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign

Eli Solinger, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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With OHS librarian Amanda Osborne’s help, OSD is having a fundraiser called the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign, for the library through Sept. 13. Only OHS teachers can donate to the fundraiser. This campaign will help build out school library. “We have this campaign every year, and this...

Sexism is not the problem, Serena, you are

Sexism is not the problem, Serena, you are

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


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Tennis legend Serena Williams made headlines on Saturday, Sep. 8 with her outburst during the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open final versus 20-year-old phenom Naomi Osaka that eventually led to her being fined $17,000. Williams burst into a fiery rage after being assessed three penalties by chair umpire Carlos...

ROTC participates in annual 9/11 memorial run

ROTC participates in annual 9/11 memorial run

Grace Logan, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


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The OHS ROTC joined the Ole Miss ROTC programs in a three mile run to honor the fallen of the 9/11 attacks 17 years ago. “That run was to pay respect to the American lives that were lost 17 years ago today,” Major Brent Hampton said. “We are going to hold that run every year whether it is a...

Oxford Fire Department talks to Personal Leadership classes about leadership qualities

Oxford Fire Department talks to Personal Leadership classes about leadership qualities

Ellis Farese, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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Firemen from the Oxford Fire Department came to speak to the new ninth grade course, Personal Leadership, about leadership qualities in honor of 9/11 coming up on Tuesday. “Personal leadership is a new program, and it is pretty much teaching the kids social skills, interaction skills, and basically...

Game Preview: Lafayette Commodores (3-0) at Oxford Chargers (1-1)

Game Preview: Lafayette Commodores (3-0) at Oxford Chargers (1-1)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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The Lafayette Commodores travel the short distance to take on the Oxford Chargers in the annual “Crosstown Classic” rivalry game. Lafayette comes in having won their first three games including last weeks 33-14 win over North Panola. Oxford comes in with a 1-1 record after last weeks impressive 39-0...

Blackkklansman focuses on race, sign of times

Blackkklansman focuses on race, sign of times

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

September 5, 2018


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Spike Lee, worldwide known director for his movies tackling race in America, has truly outdone himself in what critics are calling the best Spike Lee Joint, ironically entitled “BlacKkKlansman.” Lee’s "BlacKkKlansman," released on Friday, Aug. 10, welcomed the year anniversary of the horrific...

Spanish Teacher implements Spanish translations throughout school

Spanish Teacher implements Spanish translations throughout school

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


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According to nypost.com, there are over 41 million native Spanish speakers in the United States. That is around eight percent of all Americans, not counting the millions who speak Spanish as a secondary language. OHS Spanish teacher Emily Maples helped implement the translation of announce...

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Amanda Gulledge

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Amanda Gulledge

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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The Charger staff sat down with art teacher Amanda Gulledge, who is new to the school district, to learn more about her life and what she did before teaching at OSD. Q: Where did you grow up? A: I grew up in Bruce, Mississippi. After college, I moved back there and have taught art in Calhoun Count...

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