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Oxford Elementary School

Hillmer returns to OES as principal

When Tamara Hillmer left Oxford Elementary School in 2008 after working there as the school’s first reading interventionist, she told the staff she’d be back. (January 14, 2015)

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    Disney raffle raises record amount

    Oxford and Bramlett Elementary Schools raised over $80,000 with their Disney Raffle fundraiser. The funds will go back into the school to benefit teachers, children and the district. (November 10, 2014, Page 1A)

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      OE hosts student, community book fair

      Oxford Elementary School hosted a student and community book fair last night in its library. Students and their parents may still take part in the fair as it is going on until Friday. (September 30, 2014, Page 2)

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        OES kicks off Disney Fundraiser

        Oxford Elementary School was visited by a few magical guest Friday as they kicked off their Disney Fundraiser event. Students are selling $5 raffle tickets for a chance to win a $5,000 trip to Disney World. (September 29, 2014, Page 1)

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          OES teacher takes care of kids in class, home

          Everyday Hero Candace Gooch is known by many as an amazing teacher and leader to her students at Oxford Elementary. However, she also leads outside the classroom as a foster parent to children in need in Mississippi. (September 12, 2014, Page 1)

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            Robinson named OSD’s top adminstrator

            Oxford Elementary School principal LaTonya Robinson was named administrator of the year for the Oxford district. Robinson will replace principal McLarty at Della Davidson next school year. (March 7, 2014, Page 1A)

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              Education Briefs

              • LMS announces honor roll for second nine weeks
              • OE releases honor rolls
              • Lee graduates from MSU
              • Local students named to MSU honor rolls
              • Oxford student wins spelling bee
              • LMS students named to principal’s progress report
              • Lamar Lounge to host Oxford Family night
              • Burwell named to dean’s list
              • Clayton inducted into NWCC Hall of Fame
              • Literacy Council gets grant
              • LHS FFA fundraiser continues
              • Tickets being sold for FFA fundraiser
              • YAC to host Student Art Exhibition, Contest
              • Ansley Allen received a first-place ribbon in the LES reading fair

               (February 18, 2014, Page 7)

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                Getting close to not-so-favorite things

                Editor Don Whitten admits it – he’s not a big fan of most of our bugs and worms and such. However, in the interest of education, he writes, he’s helping with a school project that involves two well-known varieties – silkworms and pray mantises. (August 27, 2012, Page 4A)

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                  Gurley wins OSD “Better You” award

                  Renee Gurley, OES nurse, spent the past year working at the Oxford Physical Education Complex and the result was not just a healthier life but an award celebrating a “Better You.” (August 9, 2011, Page 5)

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                    2nd-grader speaks 4 languages

                    Alexandra Timofte just completed second grade at Oxford Elementary School, learning English as her fourth language while visiting America with her parents. Vlad and Aida are visiting mathematics professors at the University of Mississippi. In her short time here, Alexandra has gone on to become an excellent chess player and will now compete at the Susan Polgar Girl’s Invitational on July 25-30. (June 1, 2010, Page 6a)

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