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Friday, May 22, 2015

Oxford School District

Letters to the Editor

Anne Steel writes to say she was flabbergasted and dismayed after hearing about Oxford Middle School English teacher Dr. Arleen Dowd’s reassignment to teaching social studies. (May 7, 2015, Page 4)

University valuable part of LOU community

Sometimes we in the LOU community take for granted how much the U means to the L and O. A visit by a university professor and some of his students to a couple of classes at Oxford Elementary School last week show how much the two can benefit from one another. (April 19, 2015, Page 4A)

Education needs to be left up to educators

There is a growing concern among educators around the state that Legislators feel they’re more qualified than teachers and administrators to decide on how to run schools. We hope our lawmakers think about the overall good of our children and their educations rather than politics. (February 3, 2015, Page 4)

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)

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