Oakton Outlook

Spring Study Tips

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Spring is right around the corner and while you may be ready for some warmer weather, are you ready for the large amount of tests that are coming up? Here are 6 spring study tips that will allow you to enjoy the warm weather and prepare for your exams Don't cram. You’ve heard this 100 times b...

Captain Marvel Movie Controversy

Cole Starmer, Staff writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Movies & TV

The opening of Captain Marvel on March 8th is a much anticipated event. It is an incredibly momentous occasion with it being a large part of the conclusion to the marvel cinematic universe in the upcoming film, Avengers: Endgame. Unfortunately the launch of the movie has not come without some backlash....

Captain Marvel Review

Captain Marvel Review

Will Locklin, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Movies & TV

Captain Marvel is the latest movie release from Marvel studios and the first since the death of Marvel legend, Stan Lee. The movie has received lots of backlash from fans and the media due to lead actress Brie Larson’s comments about gender issues. Her comments clearly showed that she is more support...

Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast On-The-Go

Haley Longfellow, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Oakton students, Opinion

Sitting down and having a healthy breakfast is only a dream for many sleepy students. Tired from pushing through homework assignments late at night, many of us choose to wait until the last possible second in the morning to hop out of bed, frantically get dressed, and grab a granola bar before dashi...

Laughter Might Be The Best Medicine To Political Stress

Laughter Might Be The Best Medicine To Political Stress

Annabelle Rosse, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Movies & TV, National News, Politics

On Wednesday, February 27th, Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal attorney, provide an open-doors testimony to Congress. The whole ordeal seemed to be fighting fire against fire. During the testimony, Cohen provided physical evidence to support his accusations against Trump. For example, his claims ...

I’m a Sucker for this New Song

I’m a Sucker for this New Song

Zoe Siamon, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, Music

On February 28th, the Jonas Brothers posted on their Instagram with a huge announcement. Of course, the internet exploded with excited teenagers and adults alike who missed their favorite childhood boy band.  So many people grew up listening to some of their classics, so when these iconic brothers made...

How to Make Time for Sleep

Olivia Garrone, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Web exclusive

Though hibernating for 17 hours on Sunday may seem like an appealing way to catch up on sleep, there are more effective ways to stay well-rested throughout the week. Sleeping as little as high school students do is not only unhealthy but unsustainable. If you are part of the vast majority of OHS stu...

Billie Eilish: The Kid With A Dream

Claudia Messina, staff writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, Music

As a kid when you pictured success it may have involved lots of money, a nice house, some nice clothes, and maybe a big yard, too. If you’ve kept up with the music industry, you’ve most likely heard the name Billie Eilish, the kid who obtained that dream. This 17-year-old claimed her success just 3 year...

Why the attention surrounding the Jordyn scandal is unnecessary

Sally Park, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, InDepth, Movies & TV, Opinion

The recent cheating scandal regarding Tristan Thompson, Khloe Kardashian, and Jordyn Woods has gained much public attention. For those who are unaware, Tristan Thompson was engaged with Khloe Kardashian, however, he allegedly cheated on her with Khloe’s sister’s best friend, Jordyn Woods. This web ...

5 Spring-Influenced Songs To Perk You Up

Kariann Tan, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, Music

As the freezing, dreary winter comes to a close, I’m sure that we can all safely attest to the fact that spring is near and that the good times are coming. With that at hand, it’s time to venture into the light and look through tracks that most definitely will put you in a happy, spring-influenc...

Healthy Eating? No Thanks

Healthy Eating? No Thanks

Zoe Sauger, Editorial Board

March 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

Healthy eating isn’t a new idea to most people. The average person tries to eat healthy and live a healthy lifestyle… for the most part. However, many high schoolers tend to not eat nutritionally balanced diets and will eat junk food, which can affect their performance in and out of school activities...

A senior’s bucket list

Sally Park, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

As the seniors of Oakton reminisce about their favorite memories such as our dedicated football team scoring a winning touchdown, why not create a senior high school bucket list? Here are a few ideas that could make a senior’s last few months in high school a memorable one. Take a selfie with a...

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