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New faculty, administrators join Charger family

New faculty, administrators join Charger family

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

August 30, 2017


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Many new faculty members joined OHS this year, replacing the 16 teachers and administrators who left last year. Three weeks into school, most feel as though they are getting a feel for how the school works. “I am settling in just great. I love it. It’s very exciting, very busy, so it’s good,”...

Broadcast begins new talk show, replaces CTV News

Broadcast begins new talk show, replaces CTV News

Lauren Bial, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


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The Snooze, Oxford High School’s new broadcast show hosted by senior Andrew Gardner and junior Caroline Newsom, is set to appear on their Youtube channel every Friday. The show will replace OHS’ old broadcast show, CTV News. The Snooze is intended to be more of a talk show than a news channel and...

Bankston introduces new Chess club to students

Bankston introduces new Chess club to students

Emmie Stevens, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


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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 is remotely interested in playing Chess. “There’s this kind of surprising pocket of Chess...

Rapper’s “suicide video” glorifies important issue

Rapper’s “suicide video” glorifies important issue

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

August 28, 2017


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On Aug. 23, well known rapper XXXtentacion, also known as X, posted a disturbing video on his Instagram depicting him killing himself. After uploading his video, X also posted a clip of his music video to respond to some negative feedback with the caption, “If you thought I would kill myself for...

Seniors take over Younglife youth group, bring new changes

Seniors take over Younglife youth group, bring new changes

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


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Oxford Younglife (YL) recently changed the set up of the club meetings that are held at a local house each week. For the first time, the high school seniors are taking charge of the event and inviting all students to participate in YL. “I hated Younglife in high school,” Area Director Brian Spillman said. ...

New exemption policy offered to students

New exemption policy offered to students

Nadeen AlOstaz, staff writer

August 25, 2017


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A new exemption policy for semester exams was put in place for students this school year in order to maximize student efforts concerning their work and attendance in school. The new policy states that in order for students to exempt their exams this semester, they must have never attended ISS or been...

Kesha returns with new album “Rainbow” following sexual assault case

Kesha returns with new album “Rainbow” following sexual assault case

Livvy Cohen, Editor-In-Chief, Entertainment Editor

August 24, 2017


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Following five years of silence with a grueling, emotional trial accusing producer Dr. Luke of Kemosabe Records of sexual assault and gender discrimination, pop musician Kesha has returned to the music scene stronger, and better, than ever with her new album, “Rainbow.” It’s evident that as an ar...

New Art club gives place to express, create

New Art club gives place to express, create

Grace Logan, staff writer

August 23, 2017


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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 create” in Haitian Creole, was decided by the two when first coming up with ideas for the club. “We...

Total solar eclipse concerns administration, excites students

Total solar eclipse concerns administration, excites students

Tamyra Baggett, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017


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For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse was visible from coast to coast in the United States. Students would have viewed the eclipse at the beginning of 6th period outside, but unfortunately not everyone had protective eyewear. “We did attempt to order protective eyewear for the school...

Tyler, The Creator’s “Flower Boy” shows growth in maturity, artistry

Tyler, The Creator’s “Flower Boy” shows growth in maturity, artistry

William Carrington, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017


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Tyler, The Creator’s newest album, “Flower Boy,” was released a few weeks ago on July 21 and has exposed him to new audiences. “Flower Boy” is Tyler’s best work yet; he trades offensive lyrics for self-improvement and reflection, coming across more sincere than ever. Tyler’s first three ...

Yearbook staff hosts signing party for students receiving books

Yearbook staff hosts signing party for students receiving books

Karina Patel, Staff Writer

August 13, 2017


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Oxford High School’s yearbook staff held a yearbook signing party on Friday, Aug. 11 in the courtyard of OHS to celebrate the 2016-2017 edition of the yearbook. “It [the signing party] is nicer,” junior Hailey Lowery said. “There is a lot more stuff to do.” There was one aspect of this...

Senior Field Day

Senior Field Day

May 19, 2017


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