Oakton Outlook

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Spring Sports Tryouts

February 19, 2020

Climate Change: Sapporo Snow Festival

Grace Park, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

   Japan’s Sapporo Snow Festival is held for one week every February in Hokkaido’s capital, Sapporo. The Sapporo Snow Festival was started in 1950 when high school students built a few snow statues in Odori Park. It has s...

2024 Moon Landing: Ambitious or Hopeless?

Elene LIpartiani, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

An ambitious goal set by the Trump Administration last year, numerous people hold skepticisms about NASA’s ability to successfully manage another moon landing by 2024. For the president, this would be an immense triumph in ...

Governor’s School

Portia Dai, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Governor’s school is something many students may not have heard of unless they are in the arts (orchestra, band, or chorus) and although it offers programs in the arts, it also provides programs in academics such as medicine, ...

Therapy dogs

Grace Park, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

On October 24, 2019, five adorable therapy dogs came to Oakton High School during all lunches. They were so gentle and students loved them. A lot of students went to meet them and had a good, relaxing time. However, the majority of ...

Oakton Grade Level Meetings during Cougar Time – Yay or Nay?

Maxwell Pfeifle, Staff Writer

September 15, 2019

Something new to Oakton High School this year are the meetings for each grade level during Cougar Time. The first meetings took place in the Oakton high school auditorium. They generally included changes to school policy, along...

Bringing Spirit Back to Oakton

Veronica Preaskorn, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

It’s time to worry about finding dresses and dates again. With homecoming rapidly approaching, many students’ minds are now focused on who to ask, what to wear, where to eat, etc. Although it’s not until October 5, students a...

Back of the Fridge Badlands

May 7, 2019

You open and close the refrigerator door as if next time you open it there will be a prepared meal waiting to be eaten, but sadly all that resides in the fridge are leftovers from two days ago, sauces and condiments, and asso...

Teacher Appreciation Week

Portia Dai, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

It’s May and while that means the end of the year is approaching, it also means that our teachers have been teaching us for nine months. This week is teacher appreciation week and this provides a perfect time for you to give ...

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