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BREAKING NEWS: Sinkhole appears behind OHS football stadium press box

BREAKING NEWS: Sinkhole appears behind OHS football stadium press box

Walker Bailey, sports writer

April 17, 2018


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A sinkhole has appeared behind the press box at Bobby Holcomb Field on the Oxford Middle School campus. The sinkhole is directly underneath the press box and was caused by water runoff from higher ground.  “We will meet with an engineer and assess the damage,” OSD Athletic Director Michael M...

Sibling duos compete at regional, state science fairs

Sibling duos compete at regional, state science fairs

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

April 16, 2018


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Siblings are often compared to each other, but for these siblings, science seems to run in the family. At the both the regional and state science fairs this year, many different siblings took the top prizes. “I won the Justice Manning Award for Environmental Excellence, it’s just like an environmental...

Softball recognizes Lowe in annual “Strike Out for a Cure” game

Softball recognizes Lowe in annual “Strike Out for a Cure” game

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


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The annual “Strike Out for a Cure” softball game against Lafayette Commodores honored Oxford School District’s very own Dr. Barbara Lowe. The “Strike Out for a Cure” game is hosted every year at Lafayette High School by head coach Katie Jenkins and her team. This is softball head coach Tabitha...

2018 Spring Movies

2018 Spring Movies

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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Anna Barrett

Scrap the trash, put the recycling where it belongs

Scrap the trash, put the recycling where it belongs

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

April 4, 2018


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The lack of recycling at Oxford High School has gone on for long enough. It is time that we make a change and start putting the plastics where they belong. Everyday at school, I watch in dismay as students in my classes place their water bottles and cardboard boxes straight into the trash without ...

Students link arms in remembrance, unity after Parkland shooting

Students link arms in remembrance, unity after Parkland shooting

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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Oxford High School students linked arms in the hallway in order to commemorate the lost lives of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida that took place earlier this year. At exactly 10 A.M. on March 28, it was agreed that students and teachers could step out of their classrooms...

New class schedule implemented for 2018-19 school year

New class schedule implemented for 2018-19 school year

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


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As the year comes to a close, many students are beginning to sign up for classes, but a new schedule has been put underway for the 2018-19 school year, bringing with it new challenges and benefits for students and teachers. The leadership team at Oxford High School has been working on this new schedule...

Student debt is constantly increasing issue, follows students for lifetime

Student debt is constantly increasing issue, follows students for lifetime

Karina Patel, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


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As the end of the year approaches, seniors and juniors are looking at their futures after high school. While many students plan to attend college, how are they are planning to pay for the amount of student debt that many are bound to have throughout their college experience? Some students don’t think...

Freelon wins gold key in national art competition

Freelon wins gold key in national art competition

Lauren Bial, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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Junior Khyan Freelon won a gold key, the highest award, at the National Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. His work will be on display at Carnegie Hall in New York. Students can enter in seventh grade up until 12th. The competition is judged by honorable mention, silver key and gold key. “They ...

2018 Medieval Fair

2018 Medieval Fair

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Seniors show off their knowledge of Medieval times at annual fair

Seniors show off their knowledge of Medieval times at annual fair

Lauren Bial, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Every year seniors at Oxford High School are given the opportunity to show off what they have learned in their English IV classes about Medieval culture and literature. Students from both the high school and Della Davidson came to the fair visiting all of the booths and activities set up in the courtyard...

French teacher travels world, shapes personality

French teacher travels world, shapes personality

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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French teacher Chelsea Shaffer comes from a family that has travelled all over the world, and she decided to do the same herself. Shaffer has lived in France, Austria, Colorado, Arizona and California while also visiting other countries and states, but she started her world journey in Riyadh, Saudi...

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