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June 18, 2014

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School budget deadline approaches

With about two weeks left to approve the 2014-2015 school budget, the Clarkston Board of Education members still have questions. Board Secretary Craig Hamilton asked if administration could remove a technology staff restructuring from the proposed budget....more >>
October 30, 2013

School News

'Marriage' to give birth to housing for intl. students

Oxford Community Schools is one step closer to being able to house international students after signing on the dotted line to a new international partnership with the Weiming Education Group out of Hong Kong, China....more >>
October 23, 2013
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Student volunteer group teaches Selflessness 101

Selfless is not a word that's commonly used to describe teenagers. But it's exactly the right word to describe the I'm Third student volunteer group at Oxford High School. Founded three years ago, the group is made up of both students looking for ways to get involved and help others and students with disciplinary issues who need to learn some valuable lessons about life and themselves....more >>
October 23, 2013
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Equestrian team earns reserve state title

By Liz Shepard Special to the Leader While the Wildcats rallied, back-to-back state championship titles weren't in the cards this year. But the team didn't go home from the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship State Championship empty handed....more >>
November 21, 2012

School News

District honored for AP success

Accolades for Oxford Community Schools continue to grow as their name was found on the list of 2012-2013 AP (Advanced Placement) Achievement Districts from the College Board. Oxford is one of 539 school districts in the nation recognized by the College Board with a place on its AP District of the Year Awards: 3rd Annual Honor Roll for opening AP classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of students, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher....more >>
November 21, 2012
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Welcome to the rock!

Lakeville Elementary students were in awe of a new climbing rock wall as they entered the gym for a school assembly on Nov. 12 celebrating their fund-raising efforts during school's "Fun Run" in September....more >>
August 29, 2012

School News

Officials explain why all schools dropped a grade

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. James Schwarz shared the disappointing results of the latest Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) and yearly report card issued for Oxford Schools....more >>
June 27, 2012

School News

New schedule for OMS this fall

Beginning in the fall, the Oxford Middle School will change to a modified block bell schedule. Middle school students will find their schedule reduced from seven to four classes per day....more >>
June 20, 2012
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OHS senior participates in interactive medical experience

Oxford High School senior Lauren Rechenbach-Chapman has just returned from the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED), an interactive medical educational experience held on the campus of the University of North Carolina....more >>
June 20, 2012

School News

Skilling sits down with Leader for Q&A

Editor's Note: Recently, Staff Writer Lance Farrell sat down with Oxford Superintendent Dr. William Skilling for a Question & Answer session to discuss various issues facing the school district....more >>
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