Oakton Outlook

Circle up, let’s listen to some music

Joe Chey conducting the orchestra during their performance at Oakton for the Oakton Jazz Band and Senior Solo Concert.

Maggie Campbell

June 11, 2014

In 2011, a club at Oakton had emerged, due to the founders Joe Chey, senior, and Patrick Holcomb,senior. This club, strategically named the Musical Circle, offers a student-led mixed orchestra. With string and wind instruments, it is the only kind of integration of instruments at this school. Being student-led,...

An “Argh” worthy success


May 28, 2014

Oakton High School’s reenactment of one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s famous comic operas, "The Pirates of Penzance," proved to be a splendid surprise. This new production, full of shocks, laughter and cheesy-humor, was not what I expected. Before seeing it, I had many doubts going in to the play. Afte...

Around the world in 80 minutes


May 1, 2014

On Thursday April 10, 2014 the Oakton community gathered for its annual Cultural Festival to celebrate the diverse student body that they are known for. From Wushu martial arts to Bollywood dancing to musical performances, students and faculty got a taste of the exotic cultures the students have to offer. The...

Neuman trucks ahead

Neuman trucks ahead


May 1, 2014

Joseph Neuman- US/VA History and Philosophy teacher- is a well-known character throughout the halls of Oakton. Whether performing the rare task of getting sixteen year-olds interested in the situation in Ukraine, offering commentary on the superficial manner in which education is often approached, or...




April 25, 2014

On the 12th of January, this year, a couple got engaged on the Long Island railroad train to New York. The unknown man proposed to his girlfriend using the Justin Timberlake song, “Not a Bad Thing,” and a search broke out to find this couple that is truly in love. Justin Timberlake premiered his music ...

The “New Classic” rapper



April 22, 2014

Iggy Azalea, 23 year old Australian rapper, suddenly jumped to the top of the charts. A virtually unknown artist, and even rarer, a female rapper, she had put out several small EPs before her big release of “New Classic,” which had delayed several months. Her newest official album, “The New Classi...

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