Six Oxford High School seniors, Cathy Chen, Felicity Flesher, Tom Lutken, Jillian Mattern, Alex Mullen, and Susanna Rychlak, are among 15,000 students chosen as National Merit Finalists. Each are in the running to receive one of 2,500 National Merit $2,500 scholarships or one of 6,000 other scholarships. (April 6, 2010, Page 6)
Oxford’s tennis team got pushed for the first time in several matches Monday in a 5-2 win over Pontotoc.
The Chargers head into today’s district match at home against New Hope having actually worked up a bit of a sweat to earn yet another win. (more…) (April 6, 2010, Page 9)
Oxford High School Charger newspaper student editor Cathy Chen took home the Editor of the Year award and OHS Principal Bill Hovious was named the Administrator of the Year at this year’s Mississippi Scholastic Press Association Awards. The school earned several other honors at the annual event held last week at the University of Mississippi. (March 30, 2010, Page 6)
The Oxford Chargers tennis squad made a clean sweep of divisional rival Saltillo Monday, knocking off the Tigers 7-0.
Over the course of the seven matches, Oxford only dropped three total sets. (March 30, 2010, Page 8)
Oxford’s tennis team returned from Spring Break with a dominating win over New Hope Tuesday. The Chargers beat the Trojans 7-0 to improve to 5-0 on the year and 2-0 in Division 2-5A play. (March 24, 2010, Page 8A)
Oxford’s tennis team rolled into spring break with a 6-1 win over Pontotoc on Monday. The Chargers also won their JV match, 6-1, over Pontotoc to remain perfect on the season. (March 9, 2010, Page 8)
OXFORD CHARGERS TENNIS — The Oxford Chargers opened their 2010 season with a lopsided 12-2 victory over New Albany, extending their winning streak to 88 matches. (March 1, 2010, Page 11)
Oxford students are going to have to be a little smarter next year if they want to be labeled as “gifted.” The Oxford School Board has approved raising the IQ standard for the program from 120 to 125. School district officials say the change will help teachers better serve the district’s most gifted kids while also helping with overcrowding in those classrooms. (February 26, 2010, Page 1A)