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)
To help with rising costs associated with the upkeep of athletic fields and equipment, the Lafayette County School District raised the prices of sporting event tickets by $2. (June 23, 2015, Page 3)
Lafayette High School Spanish teacher Scott Jimenez is learning more about the language first-hand as he studies abroad during July. (June 23, 2015, Page 1)
Based on the results of the Mississippi Department of Education’s first statewide assessment of reading development in kindergarten, Oxford and Lafayette County’s 5-year-olds read above Mississippi’s average and are in line to pass the third-grade literacy test that was put into practice this year.
Thanks to generous donations and the hard work of three groups, Bramlett Elementary School students no longer have to worry about wet grass or mud ruining their outside playtime. The courtyard play area is now covered with artificial turf after the completion of a joint project with the Bramlett PTO, OSD Athletic Booster Club and school district. (June 22, 2015, Page 2)
New student registration is open for Oxford School District students, and it’s important for parents, especially those of kindergarten students, to register now. (June 19, 2015, Page 5A)
Any child 18 years or younger who finds himself close to Oxford Intermediate School around breakfast or lunch is able to stop by the school for a free meal — courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Child Nutrition. (June 15, 2015, Page 1)