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Planning Commission approves site plan for Oxford School District’s new CTE building

Oxford School District’s project to build its own career and technical education building received the go-ahead this week. The Oxford Planning Commission approved the school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Delayed Start for Lafayette County Schools on Tuesday

Students and teachers in the Lafayette County School District will be able to report to class a little later than normal on Tuesday. The school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: October – December 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Ole Miss professor sues Mississippi state auditor in ongoing “Scholar Strike” issue

A University of Mississippi professor responded to Shad White’s “demand” to repay money by filing a lawsuit against the Mississippi state auditor on Wednesday. Ole ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Jacqueline Shirley named LCSD Teacher of the Year

In what can only be described as the strangest year for teachers and educators, the Lafayette County School District honored a select few for their ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Mississippi state auditor demands nearly $2,000 from University of Mississippi professor

Auditor Shad White is demanding a University of Mississippi professor pay nearly $2,000 following an investigation into a two-day work strike that occurred during the ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Give to Education to Get a Tax Break

Preschool education is increasingly being recognized as vital to children’s long-term educational attainment, well-being and success. Yet, less than half of Mississippi 3 and 4-year-olds attend a preschool program annually, according to data collected annually by ... Read more

2 months ago by Carrie Stambaugh.

Oxford school superintendent Brian Harvey announces retirement

After 26 years in education, Brian Harvey is calling it a career. The Oxford School District superintendent announced during Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting his ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette and Oxford school districts report high number of COVID-19 cases

While it was known both Lafayette County and Oxford school districts opted to move their middle schools, and Lafayette High School, to virtual learning this ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Middle School going virtual the rest of November

The surge in COVID-19 cases in Lafayette County, specifically in Oxford, has caused the Oxford School District to shut down in-person learning at one of ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County School District reverting to hybrid schedule

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and quarantine numbers, the Lafayette County School District is reverting back to the way they started the 2020-21 ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi sees an almost three-percent decline in enrollment

The University of Mississippi’s enrollment decline continues for another year. For a fourth consecutive year, the University saw a drop with the release of the ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District’s CTE building project moving forward

The Oxford School District’s plan to offer career and technical education (CTE) courses on their campuses next fall took a big step forward this week. ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District extends contract of Brian Harvey

Brian Harvey will continue to be the superintendent of the Oxford School District for at least three more years. The OSD Board of Trustees approved ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Read to Them partners with local schools for Mississippi Reads One Book

The current school year got off to a very nontraditional start with virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organization Read to Them and ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Area students selected to State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council

Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley high school students were announced as part of the State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council, which was announced by the Mississippi ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County School District updates return to school plan

Lafayette County School District students who choose the virtual learning method for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year will have to provide medical reasoning ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

University of Mississippi announces Spring 2021, Commencement plans

Class of 2020 graduates who were hoping to walk across a stage will still get that opportunity, in 2021. The University of Mississippi announced plans ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Free WiFi made available to all Oxford Housing residents

The need for internet connections at home has never been more prominent than in 2020, and for Oxford Housing residents that need has been met. ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford School District makes changes to 2020-21 academic calendar

Oxford School District students will get a full week off for Thanksgiving thanks to approved changes made to the academic calendar this week. During their ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

50 Year Anniversary of the Integration of Oxford School District

Allen Brewer | Special to The Oxford Eagle This year marks the 50th fall semester since the full integration of African American staff and students ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Oxford School District amends learning options for second nine-weeks

The Oxford School District is making some changes to how it will handle learning options for their second nine-week term of the current school year. ... Read more

4 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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