A new law that went into effect July 1, called “Nathan’s Law” allows for harsher penalties for those caught driving past a stopped school bus. The law is named after a 5-year-old Jones County boy who was killed when a driver ignored the flashing stop lights and passed the boy’s bus. (August 4, 2011, Page 1)
The annual parent survey results showed most areas are satisfactory but the cafeterias need improvement across the board at Oxford School District. (July 27, 2011, Page 2A)
Patrick Robinson resigned from Oxford School District and was hired by Lafayette School District on Monday. Robinson will be the new principal at LHS. Jeff Clay was hired to become the new principal at OMS. (June 28, 2011, Page 2)
The Oxford School District approved its 2011-2012 $30.3 million budget on Monday. (June 28, 2011, Page 1)
Sarah Lacy will retire this month as a biology teacher at Oxford High School after 39 years with the district. (May 12, 2011, Page 1)
The community remembered the legacy of Oxford School District Superintendent Kim Stasny, 55, on Friday at a special service at the Oxford-University Methodist Church. (May 9, 2011, Page 1A)
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.
A meeting for parents in the Oxford School District that have children with identified special needs has been set for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. (May 2, 2011, Page 3A)
Oxford School District approved a $3 million demolition and construction of a new gym at Oxford Middle School at Monday’s board meeting. The project will also include the addition of 8 classrooms for the school. The project is set to begin this summer and complete by Aug. 2012. (April 26, 2011, Page 1)
Superintendent Kim Stasny will be out off the office for the next two months while dealing with a brain tumor. Assistant Superintendent Brian Harvey will be in charge. (April 20, 2011, Page 2A)