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


The Spotlight Shines on Innovate Student Directors

Katie Sullivan, Staff Writer | February 29, 2024

   Seats fill, lights dim, and adrenaline rises as Oakton students prepare to display their complex student-directed One-Act Plays (One Acts). The One Acts have been an Oakton tradition for many years, building a large community of creative leaders.  ...

Eager for college? No, AVID for college.

Brielle Long, Staff Writer | December 11, 2023

     Everyone has ups and downs in their life where they don’t quite know how to move forward. No one is alone in this. Whether it be in school or at home, there are solutions. AVID is just one example, a class where students are prepared for college...

Discovering Indigenous Heritage

Layla Al Jallad, Staff Writer | December 11, 2023

Senior Night Football Game

Elsie Anderson, Staff Writer | October 27, 2023

Senior nights are momentous occasions for many members of the student body because they are times to honor our class of 2024 for the hard work they’ve put in for four years. This year, this night was celebrated on October 6th, 2023. On this special...

First Lady Jill Fights for the Bills

Vinisha Cheella, Assistant Copy Editor | September 21, 2023

Who’s Winning The Champions League Final

Edgar Shailobekov, Staff Writter | June 9, 2023

The Champions League is one of the most prestigious football competitions in the world, featuring the best teams from Europe's top leagues. The tournament is known for its unpredictability, with upsets and surprises happening every year. Some teams may...

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An Exciting School Calendar

omiisha cheella, staff writer | June 7, 2023

       The last week of school is the most boring. Usually, you finish any classwork the week before, but some teachers make sure to plan a graded assignment the final week. At Oakton, the last week of school is a three hour early release. Except...

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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 different countries around the world. The FIFA world...

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Mean Girls: The Musical

Marianna McDevitt, Lifestyle Editor | 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 territory, high school, in suburban Illinois. She...

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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 practices and teamwork have helped make this become...

Upperclassmen Experience

Upperclassmen Experience

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 and experience for new freshmen. With a...

Deep Dive into Digging

Deep Dive into Digging

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 season, but what goes into having a winning team?...

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