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Girls’ soccer seniors commit to play at next level

Girls’ soccer seniors commit to play at next level

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Seniors Addison Mills, Grace Joyce, and Ally Shinall all signed to continue their soccer careers at the junior college and collegiate level. Mills signed with Delta State University while both Joyce and Shinall committed to Itawamba Community College to play soccer. “I am really excited because...

Three seniors sign to play college soccer

Three seniors sign to play college soccer

Preston Hooker, Sports Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports, Uncategorized

On Friday, seniors Josh Fulton, Keaton Calhoon, and Davis Carwyle made the decision to further their soccer careers by signing to play college soccer. Fulton and Calhoon signed with Mississippi College, and Carwyle signed with Northwest Community College. For Calhoon, proximity and the opportunity...

Writer’s Block writing center starts at OHS

Writer’s Block writing center starts at OHS

Emmie Stevens, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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English teacher Brittany Franks started a writing center for OHS to help students learn to write more effectively. Students that sign up can bring a rough draft of an essay for any class to discuss with a peer tutor. “A lot of students tend to have difficulty writing, whether it’s writing scholar...

Franklin wins first in Regional Poetry Out Loud contest

Franklin wins first in Regional Poetry Out Loud contest

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Oxford High School student and junior Anna Claire Franklin won the Regional Poetry Out Loud contest on Feb. 5. Poetry Out Loud is a contest where students memorize and recite poems, which helps them master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about poetry. “It’s a competition wher...

Moving Metaphors brings students together for poetry, dancing

Moving Metaphors brings students together for poetry, dancing

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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The “Moving Metaphors” program recently made its appearance at Oxford High School allowing many students to experience the arts in a new, more direct way. This program reached Oxford High School through the partnership held between Ole Miss Student Dance and the local public library in Oxford. “Some...

School hosts emergency blood drive, blood shortage in Mississippi

School hosts emergency blood drive, blood shortage in Mississippi

Anna Barrett, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


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Oxford High School holds two blood drives every year: one in the fall and one in the spring. Due to a shortage of blood in the state, there was an emergency drive held at the school on Feb. 6. “We have a contract with United Blood Services, and every year we have a drive for them,” Assistant Pr...

Ping-pong team hosts tournament in library

Ping-pong team hosts tournament in library

Emmie Stevens, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


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The OHS ping-pong club sponsored the “I Heart Ping-Pong Tournament” on Valentine’s Day, Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018. “Nothing is more romantic than a competitive ping-pong tournament,” junior Marawan Elgohry said. The tournament was open to all students at OHS, not just ping-pong club members. “I...

Oxford mourns loss of teacher Sherry Buford

Oxford mourns loss of teacher Sherry Buford

Molly Archer, Editor-In-Chief, News Editor

February 16, 2018


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Oxford School District mourns the loss of intermediate school math teacher Sherry Buford, 46. Buford started teaching with the school district in 2005. “I remember when I was starting to struggle in her class and started slacking and not doing assignments. Then, one day after class she pulled me...

Art students honored at Brooks Museum ceremony

Art students honored at Brooks Museum ceremony

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

February 16, 2018


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On the weekend of Feb. 10, students who won awards in the Mid-South Scholastic Art competition were honored at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. “I submitted about seven pictures, and I got a gold key for one of my photography entires, and then I got three honorable mentions and two silver keys,”...

Indie pop band The Wombats lack progression in sound with new release, “Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life”

Indie pop band The Wombats lack progression in sound with new release, “Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life”

Livvy Cohen, Editor-in-Chief, Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Home

When a band has been putting albums out for over a decade, listeners would most likely expect to witness progression, growth and change in artistry. But from indie pop band The Wombats, that hasn’t seemed to be a case. “Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life,” released on Feb. 9, is their 4th official...

Eight artists to watch in 2018

Eight artists to watch in 2018

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018


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2017 was probably the best year for current R&B and rap music by far. Not only did it bring us several impressive and successful albums and singles from mainstream artists, but it also brought us a new wave of talented artists that are bound for success. In this day and age of music, it’s easy t...

Rapper Rich Brian bound for success with new release, “Amen”

Rapper Rich Brian bound for success with new release, “Amen”

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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18-year-old Indonesian-born rapper Brian Imanuel, known better known under alias Rich Brian, made history when he released his debut project, “Amen,” on Feb. 2. The album reached No. 1 on the iTunes Hip-Hop chart, making Imanuel the first Asian artist to ever achieve such an accomplishment. Imanue...

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