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

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...

Meher Nalwala, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

March 9, 2023

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Who’s Winning the World Cup?

Edgar , Staff Writer January 3, 2023

There are many sports leagues and tournaments going on in the world but in 2022 the most hyped tournament by far is the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The FIFA world cup is a soccer tournament between 32...

Mathias Arlund with permission of Unsplash

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...

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

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?

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

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...

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