Announcements for Thursday 2/15/2018

Sports today:  Alpine @ Suicide Six (1:00)  Snowboard@ Bolton Valley  4:00  Bowling Practice @ Gold Crown (4:00)  Winter Carnival Dance   (6:30-10:00)



Friday, February 9th

 Winter Carnival Spirit days this week are- today  is Mustache day, Tuesday Twin day, Wednesday Which-Teacher day, Thursday PJ day,  Friday  Purple Pride day



Oxbow held its annual Poetry Out Loud competition on Tuesday, February 6. Nineteen  students each presented two memorized poems for a chance to go on to the regional competition. Winners of the regional round go on to the state finals, and the state winner represents Vermont at the national competition in Washington D.C.

Third Place went to Danielle Gordon (left). Second place went to Hannah Giesing (center). Our first place winner — for the third consecutive year — is Eliza Goodell (right).

The National Honor Society Winter Carnival Food Drive


The National Honors Society Winter Carnival Food Drive is in full swing! Already, we have delivered a load of food to the Piermont and Topsham Food Shelves and are wrapping up this week’s drive, headed to the Newbury Food Shelf. Next week, we will be collecting food for to the Bradford Food Shelf.

We are asking for specific items that are in high demand at the food shelves this year. These items are ALSO worth more points towards Winter Carnival games! Items include:

– brown rice
– whole grain pasta (no ramen, please)
– 100% fruit juice
– applesauce
– baby formula
– peanut butter
– hearty canned stews
– granola bars

Thanks to all who have contributed so far, and to those who haven’t, there is still time!

Let the games commence!



Olympian Sports This Week — 2/5/2018

Monday 2/5:
JV / V Boys Basketball vs Stowe (5:30 / 7:00)
MS Boys / Girls(7th) Basketball @ BMU (5:00 / 6:15) Bus Departure: 4:00
Snowboard GS @ Suicide Six (1:00)
Tuesday 2/6:
JVB Boys Basketball vs. Bellcate (4:30)
JV / V Girls Basketball @ Montpelier (6:00 / 7:30)
Bus Departure: 4:45
Wednesday 2/7:
JV / V Boys Basketball vs Lyndon (5:30 / 7:00)
Alpine GS @ Suicide Six (1:00)
Thursday 2/8:
JVB Boys Basketball vs Milton (6:00)
MS Boys / Girls (8th) Basketball @ Thetford (5:00/6:15)
Bus Departure: 4:00
JV / V Girls Basketball @ Lyndon (5:30/7:00)
Bus Departure: 4:15
Bowling Practice @ Gold Crown (4:00)
Bus Departure: 3:20
Poetry Out Loud – in auditorium; periods 5,6,7
Friday 2/9:
Track & Field @ State Meet – UVM
(Field events 4:00 / Running 7:30)
Bus Departure: 2:00
Saturday 2/10:
Bowling @ Claremont (1:00)
Bus Departure: 11:00

Oxbow Track & Field

Oxbow had a great day at Plymouth State University on Saturday, January 27, with several first place finishes and many personal records. The boys 4 x 200 meter relay team of Brennan Kimball, Tim Hodges, Max Klarich, and Jarret Rock finished in first place and so did Izzy Giesing in the 300 meter dash and the 600 meter run. Here is the link the for the complete results:

Boys Team Scores:
1. Rice Memorial 85
2. Hartford 72
3. Thetford 65
5. Oxbow 50

Girls Team Scores:
1. Rice Memorial 159
2. Hartford 72
3. Thetford 55
4. Oxbow 52

Oxbow Boys Results:
55 meter dash: Jarret Rock (Jr), 4th, 6.90 (PR)
55 meter hurdles: Tim Hodges (Jr), 2nd, 9.48
300 meter dash: Jarret Rock (Jr), 5th, 40.83
Brennan Kimball (Jr), 21st, 43.12
Max Klarich (Jr), 29th, 45.00
Bryceson Craig (Jr), 32nd, 46.83
Triple Jump: Tim Hodges (Jr), 8th, 34-11.50
600 meter run: Tim Hodges (Jr), 5th, 1:35.02 (PR)
4 x 200 meter relay: Brennan Kimball (Jr), Tim Hodges (Jr), Max Klarich (Jr), and
Jarret Rock (Jr); 1st; 1:44.21
Shot Put: Calvin Cook (Jr), 5th, 37-06.5 (PR)
Orin Mahikoa (Jr), 6th, 37-00,00
Sam McIntire (Fr), 15th, 25-03 (PR)
Dylan Shaw (Fr), 16th, 24-08
Long Jump: Jarret Rock (Jr), 5th, 17-10.25
Bryceson Craig (Jr), 6th, 17-04.75 (PR)
Weight Throw: Orin Mahikoa (Jr), 5th, 34-01
Calvin Cook (Jr), 9th, 26-01.50
Sam McIntire (Fr), 11th, 24-08.50
Dylan Shaw (Fr), 13th, 21-03.00

Oxbow Girls Results:
55 meter dash: Emily Carson (Sr), 11th, 8.35
300 meter dash: Izzy Giesing (Sr), 1st 43.83
Hannah Giesing (Sr), 11th, 49.05
Abby Bartlett (Fr), 20th, 54.91 (PR)
600 meter run: Izzy Giesing (Sr), 1st, 1:42.29
Hannah Giesing (Sr), 10th, 2:03.56
55 meter hurdles: Emily Carson (Sr), 3rd, 10.04
4 x 200 meter relay: Emily Carson (Sr), Hannah Giesing (Sr), Abby Bartlett (Fr), and
Izzy Giesing (Sr); 4th; 2:03.73
Shot Put: Kelly Daigle (Fr), 3rd, 29-11
Lana Wood (So), 9th, 24-07.50
Lorr Rosten (Fr), 12th, 22-10.00 (PR)
Triple Jump: Izzy Giesing (Sr), 3rd, 32-02
Weight Throw: Lana Wood (So), 2nd, 29-00.00 (PR)
Kelly Daigle (Fr), 5th, 26-01.50
Lorr Rosten (Fr), 10th, 21-05.00 (PR)
Summer Paye (So), 11th, 20.04
Kailey Drake (Fr), 13th, 9-11.00

Art Students Portfolio Day

Upper Valley Portfolio Day

Upper Valley Portfolio Day will be held at AVA Gallery on Friday, March 9 from 10-1.

This is a fantastic opportunity for art students in grades 9-12 to get supportive feedback on their art work and learn more about art programs in college.

So far, five schools confirmed to attend.  They will review student art work as well as share information about their respective college programs.

Confirmed schools include:

Montserrat College of Art

Lesley University

University of Maine

University of New Hampshire

Colby-Sawyer College

Oxbow On The Air!

Thanks to the folks at WYKR – 101.3 FM, Oxbow has begun a regular series of brief announcements called “What’s Happening at Oxbow.” Produced by students, “What’s Happening at Oxbow” is one more way to we can let the community know all of the great things happening at your school.