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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


Filed under Entertainment, Home

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


Filed under Home, News

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


Filed under Home, Photos, Uncategorized

OHS seniors mark the next chapter of their lives with senior signing day

OHS seniors mark the next chapter of their lives with senior signing day

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under News

OHS hosted a senior signing day Monday, May 15, for students to officiate their entrance into college and the military. The school used this day as an opportunity to recognize students for their academic achievements. Many of the students are ready to move on from high school and move on to their...

Good Food for Oxford Schools hosts third annual Iron Chef competition

Good Food for Oxford Schools hosts third annual Iron Chef competition

Eve Gershon, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under News

With the help of a stove and some cooking skills, OHS students recently got the opportunity to make a cooking show their own reality with Good Food for Oxford Schools’ third annual Gospel Choir Showcase and Iron Chef competition. “Cooking has just been something that has been in my blood since...

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

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

Emma Scott, News Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Home

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 educator, she’ll be transforming the lives of others. Clayton will attend the University of...

Rock signs with UWA, puts injury behind him

Rock signs with UWA, puts injury behind him

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

April 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Home, Sports

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 at the next level. Rock signed with the University of West Alabama to continue his track and...

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


Filed under Features, Home, News

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 take on the physical characteristics of a female. To protect her identity in the article, the stude...

Hobson, Calhoon sign national letter of intent

Hobson, Calhoon sign national letter of intent

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Home, Sports

Two state champions and team leaders made it official on April 4 and signed with their future college teams. Maggee Hobson signed with Tennessee Wesleyan University to continue her volleyball career. The head coach of the Bulldogs made a big difference in her decision. “I’m in love with...

Table tennis club hosts tournament, welcomes all students

Table tennis club hosts tournament, welcomes all students

Emma Scott, News Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Home, News

The table tennis club hosted a free tournament open to all students after school in the library on Tuesday, March 28. Around 20 competitors participated in the event, facing off for over an hour for the title of champion. “We’ve done a tournament in the past, but it was mostly with people in...

Field Experiences class partners with University of Mississippi for Big Event

Field Experiences class partners with University of Mississippi for Big Event

Eve Gershon, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Home, News

The University of Mississippi’s Big Event is enlisting the help of OHS’s Field Experiences class to aid in the leading and recruiting of an outdoor activity on Saturday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event was originally planned for March 25, but was rescheduled due to bad weather. “The...

New event donates dresses, tuxedos for prom

New event donates dresses, tuxedos for prom

Molly Archer, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Home, News

Physical Education teacher Rose Hickey gathered 300 dresses for the “Say Yes to the Dress — Prom Edition” event in the girls’ fitness studio on March 9 to lend girls a prom dress if they may not have had one otherwise. The event gave female students a chance to find their dresses for prom...

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