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Middle School Students in Oxford Learn About 9/11 and the Aftermath

Middle School Students in Oxford Learn About 9/11 and the Aftermath

The majority of the students at the middle school learned most of what they know about the attacks through their history books.
New Oxford Schools Superintendent Had Her Contract Not Renewed At Her Last Job

New Oxford Schools Superintendent Had Her Contract Not Renewed At Her Last Job

Ana Ortiz was very popular with teachers in Windham.
Oxford Board of Education Appoints Ana Ortiz as Superintendent of Schools

Oxford Board of Education Appoints Ana Ortiz as Superintendent of Schools

Ortiz will start in her new job Monday, September 15.
Oxford High School Receives an 'A' for Academic Achievement

Oxford High School Receives an 'A' for Academic Achievement

Oxford High School is one of the top ranked high schools in the state.
Oxford Bus Routes For the First Day of School

Oxford Bus Routes For the First Day of School

The school district has a complete list of all the bus routes.
Nominate a Young Oxford Resident as 'Whiz Kid of the Week'

Nominate a Young Oxford Resident as 'Whiz Kid of the Week'

Do you know an outstanding student who deserves their ‘15 minutes of fame?’ Nominate your Whiz Kid today!
'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

With back to school time upon us, a Connecticut Police Department reminded people to talk to children about bullying.
Therapist Offers 10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

Therapist Offers 10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

Do you have a child who comes home with straight C’s when you know he or she could get A’s? Then this article is for you.
Oxford Board of Education Still Deliberating On New Schools Leader

Oxford Board of Education Still Deliberating On New Schools Leader

The Oxford Board of Education hopes to select someone at its September 9 meeting.
Back-To-School Savings for New Haven County Teachers

Back-To-School Savings for New Haven County Teachers

Teachers can receive 25 percent off their purchases this weekend at Staples.
Congrats! Oxford Students To Continue Athletic Careers in College

Congrats! Oxford Students To Continue Athletic Careers in College

Seven Oxford student athletes to continue their playing careers in college.
Time for Year-Round School to Stop the ‘Summer Slide’? Patch Poll

Time for Year-Round School to Stop the ‘Summer Slide’? Patch Poll

It’s summer, and kids thoughts turn to mush, some proponents of a year-round calendar for America’s public school students argue. But is that the only way to increase U.S. students’ gl
Oxford Board of Education Searching for New Schools Superintendent

Oxford Board of Education Searching for New Schools Superintendent

Residents can fill out an online survey.
Oxford Board of Ed Sets 2014-15 School Calendar

Oxford Board of Ed Sets 2014-15 School Calendar

First and last days of school scheduled for the next academic year.
Oxford Superintendent Leaving for Southington Schools in August

Oxford Superintendent Leaving for Southington Schools in August

Superintendent Tim Connellan will be taking a position with Southington School District after 2 years at the helm in Oxford.
Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

U.S News & World Report just released its 2014 high school rankings, and districts from the greater Hartford area and Fairfield County grabbed most of the top ranked spots across the state.
Quaker Farms Adds Extra Kindergarten Registration Day

Quaker Farms Adds Extra Kindergarten Registration Day

One more chance to register Oxford kindergarteners for the 2014-15 academic year.
Wrestling Coach Files Harrassment Suit Against Oxford Schools, Board Member

Wrestling Coach Files Harrassment Suit Against Oxford Schools, Board Member

Attorney's letter claims requests to discuss the issue before the suit was filed were denied.