Oakton Outlook

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...

The Future is Sunny!

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton students, Web exclusive

We feel it in the winter, we feel it in the fall. We see it in our oceans, we see it in our skies - climate change. Recent legislative decisions have neglected the well-being of our environment. The leaders of our country fail to rec...

The best of spirit week

Payton Wozny, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under A&E, Feature, Oakton students

Oakton students showed their enthusiasm for spirit week from February 20 to 24. Here are some of the most spirited students from this week. To start the week, the students wore their patriotic colors. Gabby Parrillo, a juni...

Students in the Spotlight

Clare Sparling, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under National News, Oakton News, Oakton students, Politics

The deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School has shaken the nation to its core. Yet despite the horrors that have occurred, the students of Stoneman Douglas have risen up in the face of adversity and are ready to tackle the issue of gun control. Students such as Emma Gonzale...

Expectation VS. Reality of Electives

Riya Jain, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton students

As course selection begins, students consult teachers and students about what classes to take next year. Although teachers know more about the courses, students are able to give more personal advice about what classes to take as they ...

Activists in Action

Lindsey Katsaros, Editorial Board

January 25, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton students

Last year, an estimated half a million people attended the first ever Women’s March on the National Mall. This year, on Donald Trump's one year anniversary as President, nearly 10,000 protesters marched in the District,...

10 stress relieving tips

Sally Park, staff writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Oakton students

10 ways to mange your stress in a healthy and effect manner.

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Cougar Towne: The Aftermath

Amy Dai, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Filed under Events, Feature, News, Oakton News, Oakton students

In the midst of renovation at Oakton High School, the student body has shared their opinions about the renovation process, specifically the relocation of a large portion of classes to the new trailer area known as Cougar Towne....

Bringing Shakespeare to life at Oakton

Jessica Marshall, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2018

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

An interactive and hands-on class being introduced to Oakton, Shakespeare Studies is for any sophomore, junior, or senior with a love for Shakespeare, a passion for public speaking and acting, or simply anyone who wants a fun,...

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...

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