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How Loud Can Poetry Be?

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

Filed under A&E, Art, Oakton students

Poetry Out Loud has come and gone, but there is still much to recap. Last week on December 7th, a number of Oakton’s poets, sonneteers, and rhymesters competed in the annual Poetry Out Loud contest. Poetry Out Loud is an a...

How to Prevent a Cold Before it Begins

Emily Bach, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

Filed under Oakton students

The seasons are beginning to change, the leaves beginning to brown, and colds are on a steadily increasing rise. Here are a few of the best tips for preventing one before it begins. Sleep, like Actually Sleep We kno...

Behind the Scenes of Oakton Drama

Emily Bach, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Feature, Oakton students

Almost everyone is familiar with the locally-famous Oakton drama program. They’re widely known for their creative and high-quality productions, complete with invigorating storylines, exceptional actors, and a fantastic pit orchest...

A Music Filled Road Trip

A Music Filled Road Trip

November 22, 2017

Sink, Sank, Sunk!

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music, Oakton students, Theater

There are few moments in life that truly take our breaths away. The production of Les Misérables at Oakton High School last spring begs to differ. I know I wasn’t the only one in tears after the show. Oakton has a prominen...

It’s Official!

Lindsey Katsaros, Editorial Board

November 14, 2017

Filed under Feature, Oakton students, Sports, Web exclusive

After school on November 8, four of Oakton’s top athletes signed their National Letter of Intent. November 8 through November 15 is the first signing period of the year. Before this day, many high school seniors have been v...

What Thanksgiving Looks Like in Other Parts of the World

Emily Bach, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

Filed under Feature, Oakton students

As the leaves begin finish falling and the temperatures continue to drop, Thanksgiving feels as if it’s right around the corner. For some of us, the holiday feels like a convenient excuse to visit our relatives and eat warm pump...

Picking up the speed

Juvianna Mullings, staff writer

October 23, 2017

Filed under Cross Country, Indoor Track & Field, Oakton students, Sports

How do student athletes prepare for the switch from the outdoors to an indoor track? When a student tries out for the cross country team, there’s a lot to expect. From pacing yourself to steady breathing, cross country seems ...

How Old Is Too Old For Trick-or-Treating?

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

Filed under Oakton students, Opinion

Ding dong. The trick-or-treaters must be here! These are some great costumes! Hey, it’s that same kid again in the same pumpkin costume. He’s come by every year now, it’s like I’ve watched him grow up. He’s gotta be in...

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