Oxford University School will be the first in the community to offer a transitional first-grade class for the 2010-2011 school year. The transition year, popular in many places, is for students whose birthdays fall near the school registration deadline and who may not have the emotional maturity to transition into a full-scale first-grade program. (May 4, 2010, Page 7)
Oxford University School appears to be in the clear as far as a foreclosure goes and intends to remain open. A group of concerned Oxford University School parents met with the board and headmaster Don Frazier along with Citizen’s Bank CEO and President Frank Sibley at the Holiday Inn Express on Tuesday evening to clarify the recent news on the future of the school.
(February 25, 2010, Page 2)
After recently announcing plans to build a new, more spacious school, officials with Oxford University School are now issuing mixed messages about whether the new school will be built — and if the school will close its doors.In an e-mail sent to parents Monday, OUS Headmaster Don Frazier announced the mortgage for the current school building held by Citizens Bank was 90 days past due and that the loan was about to be foreclosed.
(February 23, 2010, Page 1)
After a lengthy delay in financing, Oxford University School officials say construction will begin in two weeks on their new school. Although the school was not able to secure a bank loan, private investors in the community have come forward with the needed funds. (January 12, 2010, Page 1B)