Oakton Outlook

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...

Scuse the Dust! | Sitota Mesfin

‘Scuse the Dust! | Sitota Mesfin

Emma Dennis, Editorial Board November 22, 2022

Running is a sport that takes a lot of dedication and sacrifice to excel at. Sitota Mesfin gives an insight into her experiences with the sport, and how it has shaped her high school years thus far.  Sitota...

It’s Me, Hi, I’m the Problem, It’s Me

#TSAntiHeroChallenge
Salma Tarraf, Layla Abshire, and Tasneem Falah November 22, 2022
The #TSAntiHeroChallenge has brought a new sense of meaning and compassion to pieces of people’s character.
Delicious or Disgusting?

Delicious or Disgusting?

Thanksgiving Dish Ratings
November 18, 2022

As the weather continues to get colder and crisper, the anticipation builds for the best holiday in regards to food…Thanksgiving! By taking a survey, Oakton students have been given the task to rate...

Photo courtesy of Alex Geerts

Oakton Highschool Holiday Traditions

Nathan Henriques, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Diving into the School’s top Holiday Traditions Throughout the school year there are many fun and exciting Holidays, such as; Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentines Day, Easter, etc. However,...

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Thumos: the student band of Oakton that’s full of spirit

the rock band of Oakton highschoolers reveal interesting facts, features, faces, and more in this interview!
Julian Otalvaro, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

Ever since Cougar Kickoff, more and more people have come to know the name of the elusive student band Thumos. Made up of four seniors, this newly-formed rock group seeks to pave their way through Oakton,...

Photo by Mrs.Tyler

A Winning Season

Omiisha Cheella, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

       A new season for field hockey has come up quickly. The girls varsity Field Hockey team has so far made a positive impression, winning four out five games in the past month. A few changes in...

Upperclassmen Experience

Upperclassmen Experience

All about freshmen year
Edgar Shailobekov, Staff Writter October 26, 2022

 Freshman year is the first year of high school and a large transition for most 13-14 year old's coming from middle school. Everyone experiences it differently and Oakton high school provides a good environment...

Deep Dive into Digging

Deep Dive into Digging

How Oakton's libero views volleyball as a cougar
Ella Dennis, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

Oakton’s volleyball team is a competitive and valued program here at Oakton Highschool. It is a great way to get involved and nonetheless they are a talented group, winning their first 4 games of the...

Club Feature:Shades of Hope

Are you looking for a way to get involved and make a difference in the lives of children in need of support?
Nyla Kathuria, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

While some clubs, such as honor societies, allow students to pursue their academic goals, other clubs allow students to help in the community. One of these clubs is Shades of Hope. Shades of Hope’s...

Cross Country Sports Spotlight

Cross Country Sports Spotlight

Marianna McDevitt, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

Cross Country Sports Spotlight Meet Oakton’s Spectacular Senior runners Cross country is an intense sport in which runners race in varieties of different terrains. In past seasons here at Oakton,...

Can’t Miss Watch List of 2022

Must watch movies and TV shows of 2022
Kaitlyn Brittenham, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

        Oakton, it’s time to assess 2022 - specifically, the movies and TV shows that have been made this year. The film and television industry brought a lot to the table this year. With that being...

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