As the second year of the Oxford School District’s 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative begins, the Board of Trustees released and responded to a survey that will help the district make changes to the program for the upcoming year.
The Oxford School District Board of Trustees met Monday night to discuss the importance of school registration, as students who are not fully registered will be unable to get on the bus on the first day of school. The board also voted unanimously to amend Superintendent Brian Harvey’s contract so his term will begin July 1 and end June 30, 2019. (July 28, 2015)
Jonathan Redding ends Ole Miss career with 4.0 GPA and Taylor Medal – one of the highest awards given to students. (July 14, 2015, Page 1)
Second year for Summer Enrichment Camp held at the old Abbeville School successully serves area children. (July 12, 2015, Page 4C)
While nine other community colleges in Mississippi are raising their tuition rates, Northwest Mississippi Community College said tuition will not be raised this year. (July 9, 2015, Page 1,3)
Oxford School District supporters now have a chance to show their pride on their rides. As of July 1, the OSD specialty license plate featuring the Charger O-bolt logo is available throughout Mississippi.
After Fawaz Ahmad’s run in the district, county and mid-south spelling bees, the Oxford Intermediate School student may now be known in Lafayette County as the spelling bee whiz. (June 30, 2015, Page 1)
Parents hoping to enroll their children in Bramlett Elementary School’s pre-kindergarten program now have a better chance of getting their students off the waitlist and into the classroom. (June 29, 2015, Page 1)
A group of Lafayette County Middle and High School drama students experienced Broadway first-hand during a trip to New York this June. But the students, who had never been to the city before, didn’t just sigh see and attend plays, they also had a question and answer session with the lead role in the Broadway hit “Wicked.” (June 25, 2015, Page 2)