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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Oxford School District

Tuesday voting very important

We urge all registered voters — whether you voted three weeks ago or not — to go to your polling site and cast your ballot on Tuesday. The two positions being settled locally Tuesday are very important in our community and area. (November 24, 2014, Page 4)

OSD dealing with enviable position

The Oxford School District could well be in the catbird seat in regard to its recent discovery that school property near and where the Scott Center is located could be worth millions of dollars. We applaud the school district for looking into the situation and encourage them to make the best decision for the students, the school system and the community. (October 19, 2014, Page 4A)

Outgoing school board members deserve our thanks

“Our View” looks at the difficult challenge facing anyone who serves on a school board, and thanks outgoing board members Mike McPhail of Lafayette and Denny Tosh of Oxford for their service. (September 4, 2014, Page 4)

Early graduation: What’s the rush?

Senior Staff Writer Lucy Schultze takes a look at a growing trend — graduating early from high school — and urges students and families to slow down, savor the moments and not rush. (May 21, 2014, Page 4)

Yik Yak, don’t talk back

Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a closer look at the Yik Yak concern and how school officials are urging parents to talk to their kids about the problem and dealing with it. (April 10, 2014, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

John Juergens writes to explain his opposition to early graduation policies for high school students. (March 31, 2014, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Oxford School District Superintendent Brian Harvey writes about a new mobile app, Yik Yak, that’s surfaced locally and is causing problems, and he encourages students, parents and others to be responsible digital citizens. (March 21, 2014, Page 4A)

Don’t be afraid to speak up, ask questions

Last week, staff writer Alyssa Schnugg wrote about her frustration with wording about primary race on a school form. This week, she’s happy to report that there’s progress on that front, locally and nationally. With that in mind, Schnugg encourages others to see that their opinions do matter and should be expressed. (February 4, 2014, Page 4)

Being primarily human is all that matters

Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg, filling out a school form for her bi-racial granddaughter, became increasingly annoyed at one question that stumped her – the primary race of the child. Schnugg takes a look at the issue and wonders when race won’t be an issue and that we’re all members of the human race. (January 30, 2014, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Adele Ford-Bonica writes to point out how involved and how important teachers are in the educational process. (August 8, 2013, Page 4)

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