Project Talent is looking for University of High School graduates from 1961 to complete a life long survey. Call 866-770-6077 or e-mail email@example.com. Students that took the study in 1960 are eligible. (May 6, 2011, Page 5A)
Lafayette and Oxford School Districts will see more state funds this year but only because both will see a growth in student population. (May 6, 2011, Page 5A)
Lafayette County Schools accepted retirement from several teachers at Monday’s board meeting including Oxford-Lafayette School of Applied Technology counselor Joy Thompson who shared her story about best moments and challenges in her career. (May 5, 2011, Page 2)
Kim Myrick Stasny, 55, died Wednesday evening at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi after complications from a brain tumor.
Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Oxford University United Methodist Church with a service to follow at 3.
Oxford High School student Dan Mossing has earned the reputation as STAR student not only in Oxford but throughout the state as he was named STAR student for Mississippi. Dan will attend Princeton University and is the child of Mike and Sue Mossing. (May 4, 2011, Page 1)
Alpha Tau Omega raised $36,000 to help the Boys and Girls Club this spring. (May 3, 2011, Page 8)
- Boyden gets competition award
- OMS Chorus wins competition
- NWCC students receive scholarships
- Conner earns scholarship
- Kayla Gala set May 26-28
- Walking Wednesdays continue
- Fraternity supports Haiti
- OMS students to participate in Science Olympiad
- Local students participate in AKA fashionetta program
- Oxford native McClure hired as officer at UM
- Memorial ceremony honors deceased members of UM
- Justice chides court on desegregation case
A meeting for parents in the Oxford School District that have children with identified special needs has been set for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. (May 2, 2011, Page 3A)
After a day filled with storms and tornado warnings, students in Lafayette County School District will be learning what to do in case of another type of natural disaster Thursday morning.
At 10:15 a.m., students will be practicing the “Drop, Cover and Hold On,” in case of an earthquake during the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut.
Oxford School District approved a $3 million demolition and construction of a new gym at Oxford Middle School at Monday’s board meeting. The project will also include the addition of 8 classrooms for the school. The project is set to begin this summer and complete by Aug. 2012. (April 26, 2011, Page 1)