Oakton Outlook

Construction during quarantine

Portia Dai, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Oakton is finally starting to look like the artist renderings that have been front and center walking down the main hall to the cafeteria; the ceiling-less and drywall halls that students left in mid-March will no longer be wh...

Oakton in the Works

Oakton in the Works

April 24, 2020

What is the Senior Capstone All About?

Will Locklin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

At Oakton High School, each class does a capstone project that highlights a part of their learning inside or outside the classroom.  Freshman must do the Exhibition Of Learning which requires them to present about a subject of t...

To rename or not to rename high schools in FCPS?

Wendy Gao, Editorial Board

February 19, 2020

From its birth as the first colony to its now renowned reputation for producing presidents, Virginia has played a pivotal role in shaping America’s history since the beginning. But its past is not one of pristine patriotism...

Meet the Teachers!

Portia Dai, Staff Writer

September 15, 2019

This year saw the reveal of Oakton’s new cafeteria and while this is exciting, it’s not the only new thing at Oakton. Here’s an introduction to some of Oakton’s newest staff members. Miss. Birnie Miss Birnie has joined the Oakt...

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 ...

The Power of Yet

Payton Wozny, Editorial Board

April 11, 2019

Sophomores were recently introduced to the “Power of Yet” and the concept of growth mindset during a counseling lesson during gym periods in the end of March led by Mrs. Stanley and Mr. Grausz. This presentation covered execu...

Retake Policy Reforms

Retake Policy Reforms

January 17, 2019

Cultural Festival Reflections

Clare Sparling, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

As Mr. Lee prepares to leave Oakton next year, he has provided insight into the cultural festival experience. Every year cultural festival, with it’s bright colors and myriad of songs from all over the world, captures the he...

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