At 68, William “Bill” Arnold thought retirement was a good thing. But the former accountant, consultant, business executive and Delta cotton farmer had an itch. (April 2, 2015, Page 1)
The Oxford University School has made the move to their new facility located off highway 7 S. Officials say they expect more enrollment. (February 27, 2014, Page 1)
The Oxford University School will be holding classes at Oxford Church of Christ on a temporary basis until its new school is completed. (October 16, 2013, Page 1)
Oxford University School will move by May 2013 after recent announcements include the hospital purchasing land the current school sits on. (April 27, 2012, Page 1A)
Oxford University School will be adding back a fifth grade this year and has plans to allow new students half off tuition. Along with the changes, a new $50,000 scholarship is available to help academically gifted or needy students for a full tuition waiver. (June 1, 2011, Page 1)
Returning to her role as the head of Oxford University School, Tis Dean is looking forward to overseeing some educational improvements at the school this year. The school has changes in leadership and its curriculum this year to continue its ongoing success as a private school. (July 20, 2010, Page 3B)
Oxford University School will be the first in the community to offer a transitional first-grade class for the 2010-2011 school year. The transition year, popular in many places, is for students whose birthdays fall near the school registration deadline and who may not have the emotional maturity to transition into a full-scale first-grade program. (May 4, 2010, Page 7)
Oxford University School will host its “OUS Ed-Stravaganza” open house on Friday. The event will provide parents and children an opportunity to meet the faculty and staff in a relaxed environment. Times set are 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 to 6:30 p.m.
Kids will enjoy a bounce house, see a Robotics and Smart Board exhibitions from the school’s fifth and sixth graders, have fun with art, explore musical opportunities at OUS by participating in hands-on music activities, listen to the OUS Young Authors read their published works, and be able to actively participate in what OUS has to offer in technology for Junior K through sixth grade in the OUS computer lab.
Visitors will also learn more about the wide array of classes offered to OUS students in the OUS Kaleidoscope After School Enrichment program. They will be able to participate in “Science Wonders For Curious Minds” and Kindermusic activities, just two classes offered in this after-school enrichment program.
To learn more about this event, visit ouschool.com or call 234-2200. (March 10, 2010)