The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook


TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

The Oscars, known by some as a film buff's yearly ritual to complain about anything they want, could still lack purpose or perspective. Are they simply a popularity contest? Or do they only choose movies...

Fake Tan at Oakton High

Ella Dennis, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

For hundreds of years, girls across the globe have been trying to achieve the perfect glowy tan all year long. The idea first started in 1923 when Coco Chanel got a little too much sun on her Mediterranean...

Wick is Back

Aairah Khan, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

After going through many hardships and fighting many people throughout the franchise, Keanu Reeves is returning as the legit, lethal assassin, John Wick. The recent movie that came out from this franchise...


Julie Cena, staff writer March 15, 2023

The first Mardi Gras celebration is dated back to 1699 when the French explorers celebrated their exploration of America. They celebrated by eating fatty foods which is where the name ‘Mardi Gras’...

Rihanna’s 2023 Super Bowl Performance

Anisa Nur, Staff writer March 2, 2023

The 2023 super bowl halftime show was unlike any other. Rihanna, 33 time Grammy nominee, performed in front of the country, much to her fans' delight. This performance marks Rihanna's first public performance...

Winter Reads

Winter Reads

Madeline Deppe, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

With the winter holidays near, here are five different wintery book recommendations for you to read by the fire. The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon Wallwork The Enchanted Sonata is a musical...

Taylor Swift Seasonal Recipe Review

Layla Abshire, Copy Editor December 8, 2022

Click the slides to advance, or hover over image to find arrows! These are great recipes for Oakton students to try over winter break, seasonal and delectable.

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Mean Girls: The Musical

December 7, 2022

     Preparations are being put in place to produce one of the most infamous musicals ever, Mean Girls. Based on the 2004 film, Mean Girls, starring Lindsay Lohan, Cady Heron is thrown into a new...

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Winter Festivities

Aairah Khan, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

The chilliest season is on its way and with winter coming along, so is the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas. During the winter, there are many things to do with your family, friends, and even...

Grateful for Food

Omiisha Cheella, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

Are you tired of eating the same, bland, turkey every year on Thanksgiving day? Are you tired of wondering where the flavor is? Do people praise the cook about how good their mashed potatoes are, when...

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‘I Am The Watcher’

Kaitlyn Brittenham, Staff Writer November 24, 2022

       On October 13, 2022, Netflix released the highly anticipated show The Watcher. The show quickly climbed the Netflix charts and made headlines. The Watcher is a true story based on bone chilling...

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