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


Staycation Can’t Afford To Get Away

Tyler Donaldson, Opinion Editor | December 11, 2023

     With winter break approaching, many people have vacation on their minds. However, it would be more practical for some to stay at home. This doesn't mean somebody can't have fun or go on a vacation. A staycation is where somebody partakes in activities...

Isabella Ingrao, Design Editor | September 21, 2023

Like it or not, it’s that time of year again. Days filled with tedious work, sports, and socializing with friends are seemingly chaotic and overwhelming. However, the best way to tackle this is by making sure everything school-related is organized....

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Incoming Freshman Tips

Evie Kehoe, Staff Writer | September 21, 2023

Starting high school can be an overwhelming experience at times, especially if one doesn’t know what to expect beforehand. The transition from middle school to high school may be jarring as classes get harder and the school seems bigger compared to...

Blue Beetle: Flight or flop?

Blue Beetle: Flight or flop?

Elsie Anderson, Staff Writer | September 21, 2023

The DC Extended Universe has released several unsuccessful movies this year, including Justice League: Warworld, The Flash, and Shazam! Fury of the Gods. People are curious if Blue Beetle, DC's latest production, will suffer the same fate. The movie was...

4 + 4 = ATE.

Julianne Cena and Vivian Yu | September 21, 2023

     With the school year in full swing, come the end-of-summer outfits! But outfits are hard to coordinate with the exhausting heat of the outside and the frozen tundra of the English classrooms.  Zip-up Sweater T-shirt Combo:       A...

Six Super Summertime Fruits

Marianna McDevitt, Lifestyle Editor | June 9, 2023

          As the weather continues to get warmer, the most popular fruit growing season approaches closer, Summer! Summer has lots to offer; vacations, yummy treats, and a variety of newly harvested, sweet fruits. These fruits engross the markets...

photo by otalvaro, julian

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3: The Best MCU Movie Since Endgame & No Way Home

Julian Otalvaro, Staff Writer | June 7, 2023

A month has passed since the release of James Gunn's latest movie in the Marvel Cinemative Universe, but its status as the top film since Phase 4's start remains unchanged.  Quantumania and Vol. 3 both kicked off Phase 5 with the conclusions to beloved...

Photo by Oakton High School with Permission From Oakton High School

An Exciting School Calendar

omiisha cheella, staff writer | June 7, 2023

       The last week of school is the most boring. Usually, you finish any classwork the week before, but some teachers make sure to plan a graded assignment the final week. At Oakton, the last week of school is a three hour early release. Except...

Baking With a Fleurish

Baking With a ‘Fleurish’

Madeline Sullo, Staff Writer | May 13, 2023

As summer draws near, spring flowers are fading. The upcoming seasonal change allows for a last opportunity to enjoy fresh spring flowers in an unexpected way: using them to bake! From hibiscus to roses, many different flowers can be used to add taste...

Barbie movie preview

Isabella Ingrao, Design Editor | May 5, 2023

For over 60 years, Barbie has been a beloved icon of American culture. Created by Ruth Handler in 1959, Barbie has evolved from a simple toy to a cultural phenomenon that has inspired countless books, movies, and even a few controversies along the...

photo taken by tengyart with permission from unsplash

Crossing The Galaxy One Last Time

Aairah Khan, Staff Writer | May 3, 2023

It’s the moment that all Marvel fans have been dreading, where they say goodbye to the funny and loving crew who’ve saved the galaxy countless times. Guardians of the Galaxy is coming back one last time on the big screen as this will be the third...

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