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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Whitney Byars

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 approves 2015-2016 calendar

The Oxford School District Board of Trustees approved the 2015-16 school year calendar Monday night. The new calendar has OSD school’s starting Aug. 12. (January 27, 2015, Page 1, 3)

More site work OK’d for new high school

The Oxford School District approved a $2.5 million bid Friday for more site work at the new Oxford High School. (November 14, 2011, Page 1A)

New high school design approved

With an increase in special education space, cooperative education and technical skills plus making room for a culinary arts class, the new high school design was approved with options to make changes during the bid process on Monday by the Oxford School board. (August 30, 2011, Page 1)

OMS building program back on track

After a slight delay, the Oxford School Board approved the $3.4 million project to demolish the current Oxford Middle School gym, rebuild and add classroom space. (July 12, 2011, Page 12)

OMS expansion on hold

Oxford Middle school expansion is on hold until a special meeting on July 11 after estimates for the renovation went up $345,000. (June 29, 2011, Page 2)

Byars returns to school board

Whitney Byars was reappointed Tuesday to the Oxford School Board for a five-year term. (March 16, 2011, Page 1)

New Oxford High School starting to take shape

Oxford High School may soon have an approved site plan if the school board approves the initial design on Monday. (February 25, 2011, 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)

Cheer squad OK’d for OMS

The Oxford School Board approved Tuesday a new Oxford Middle School cheerleader squad that will include tryouts, and cheer camp as well as training. (April 16, 2010, Page 6A)

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