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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Marian Barksdale

OSD changes registration policy

The Oxford School Board announced at Monday’s meeting a change to their registration policy that will require parents to verify their children live within the district every year. The board also voted to ask the Mississippi Department of Education to waive two of four snow days accumulated during the inclement weather over the past two months. (March 24, 2015, Page 1)

OSD stays competitive with superintendent’s salary

The Oxford School Board recently approved a 6-percent salary increase for Superintendent Brian Harvey, who will now receive $138,427 a year. (March 13, 2015, Page 1)

OSD seeks diversity in workforce

Board tries to find right words to hire more minorities. (September 26, 2013, Page 1)

Letters to the Editor

Matt Moore writes to recognize the students and teachers in the Oxford School District who fared well at the recent Future Scientist Program, while Lynn Potts writes to say what a blessing the Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic is to local residents. (May 1, 2013, Page 4)

Oxford School District accepts Lantern Award

Oxford School Board President Marian Barksdale accepted the Lantern Award today on behaalf of the district for being a high achievement district. (November 13, 2012, Page 12)

City school leader dead at 55

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.

Bramlett and Oxford Elementary schools will dismiss at 1:40 and the remainder of the schools will dismiss at 2.
(more…) (May 5, 2011, Page 1)

School building timeline revised

The new Oxford High School is now to set to open in fall 2013 rather than in January 2013 as noted earlier. The school board met with architect Michael Jones during a board meeting on Monday to discuss the construction process. (December 14, 2010, Page 1)

Holiday Ornament Auction finds future in past

Organizers of the annual Holiday Ornament Auction, the major fundraiser for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council, has made some changes this year to bring back the spirit of past success. (November 24, 2010, Page 1A)

Board clarifies bond issue details

The Oxford School Board met Thursday during a special meeting to discuss publishing an ad in today’s edition of The Oxford EAGLE to address community concerns over the school district’s capital improvement plan.

The school board approved to pay for an ad that ran on page 5A in today’s EAGLE using the school board’s individual funds, not through district funds. (November 5, 2010, Page 1A)

Maybe I’m a dreamer, but at least I show up

Staff Writer Melanie Addington takes on non-voters and those who don’t attend meetings that will affect their community and way of life just a few days after midterm elections. She urges residents to take part in the entire process and to let elected and appointed officials know how they feel about issues. (November 4, 2010, Page 4)

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