Oakton Outlook

Technology and Procrastination: What Causes Procrastination?

Michael Lee, Student

June 10, 2018

Filed under Oakton students

In high schools all around the United States, all students can agree: procrastination always seems to get into the way of productivity.   But why is that?   Procrastination is not an unfamiliar phenomenon...

Oakton’s First Track Meet Of the Season

Juvianna Mullings, Staff writer

April 17, 2018

Filed under Oakton students, Outdoor Track & Field, Sports, Uncategorized

    Last Saturday, April 7th, Oakton’s Varsity track team attended the annual Carolyn Legard Relays hosted at Wt. Woodson high school at 9 am. The weather was gloomy and harsh so some schools were debating w...

Everything you need to know about AP exams

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton News, Oakton students, Oakton teachers, Web exclusive

AP exams are approaching fast and everyone at Oakton feels the stress. Some students are taking their first AP exam this year, while others are experienced veterans. Nonetheless, everyone is nervous as May creeps closer. Here is e...

Post College Apps: Seniors’ Thoughts

Amy Dai, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton students

After almost 3 long months of anxious waiting, seniors have now heard their long awaited college admissions decisions. Colleges in the United States sent out the last of their notifications on April 1 (with exceptions to colleges ...

Rejecting the R-Word

Rejecting the R-Word

April 12, 2018

Introducing Oakton’s new book club

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under A&E, Books, Feature, Oakton students, Web exclusive

High school comes with new freedoms and opportunities, however, our high school agendas often give us limited free time for hobbies. For many high school students, books get put on the back burner after school work, sports, clubs,...

A STEMtatstic Weekend for Cougar Science

Clare Sparling, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton News, Oakton students, Web exclusive

“Reason can answer questions but imagination has to ask them,” as once said by scientist Ralph W. Gerard. This quote was the theme for the 2018 Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Oakton sent twenty five s...

Spring into Action

Jessica Marshall, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton News, Oakton students, Sports, Web exclusive

   Saying goodbye to the Winter Sports’ season means saying hello to the new teams of Spring Sports at Oakton. This past week, tryouts were held almost every day for teams including Soccer, Lacrosse, Tennis, Cross Country...

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