Oakton Outlook

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 ...

How Effective Are Therapy Dogs?

Lizzie Thompson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

    Therapy dogs have been a long time adding to Oakton stress less week by having petting sessions available during lunch. Although dogs are very cute, and of course, it is always nice to have dogs wandering around during th...

Prelude to Prom

Olivia Garrone, Editorial Board

April 26, 2019

The spirit week that kicked off this past Monday was a fitting lead up to prom. A flurry of activity, from dressing up in tie-dye, jerseys, wacky wear, superhero clothing, and class colors, to musical chairs during lunch, helped to ...

The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga

April 26, 2019

The Death of Nipsey Hussle

Conor Krouse, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Gang violence, riots, and shootings are not a new phenomenon around the big cities of America. From New York, to Chicago, and Los Angeles, this epidemic that has swept the nation for decades has always been a prevalent part of...

Oakton High School’s Crew

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Oakton’s Crew team started up it’s spring season this past week, after three months of winter conditioning on the rowing machines. The rowers are off to the Occoquan river to start practicing for their first race, the Polar...

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