Oakton Outlook

February Fitness Buddies

February Fitness Buddies

Katarina Faben, Editorial Board

March 1, 2019


Filed under Feature

On February 26th, Oakton Best Buddies hosted their monthly Fitness Buddies event in which passionate members gathered together in the Cafeteria for an afternoon of fun and fitness. A number of Oakton teachers led various activities in the gym for to get the buddies and students up and ready to take o...

Oakton High School’s Crew

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Crew, Events, News, Oakton News, Oakton students

Oakton’s Crew team started up it’s spring season this past week, after three months of winter conditioning on the rowing machines. The rowers are off to the Occoquan river to start practicing for their first race, the Polar Bear Regatta, which is in late March. Oakton’s crew team has more rowers this ...

Thinking about what to take next year?

Thinking about what to take next year?

Courtney Te, Editorial Board

January 19, 2019


Filed under Feature, InDepth, Oakton students, Opinion

With registration just around the corner (and for some, already beginning), many rising juniors and seniors are stressing about the potential options for their courses for next year. While Oakton students are notorious for taking 3+ AP level classes and multiple honors courses, I am here to be the on...

FCPS goes solar

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Feature, Local News, Oakton News, Oakton students, Politics

In the words of School Board Member Ryan McElveen, “2018 has been the year of the student activist.” While students across Fairfax County procured notable achievements in areas like dress code reform and climate change action in the past year, one particular group of students most recently ch...

Cougar Time Rumors

January 18, 2019


Filed under Oakton News, Oakton students

Cougar time is an integral part to any Oakton student’s day and provides 32 blissful minutes of relaxation and enjoyment. As we move into the third quarter, there are rumors that there will be changes made to cougar time. Can these rumors be confirmed?   Among the rumors that are going around, the ...

Oakton’s New Science Classes

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Oakton News, Oakton students, Opinion

As we come back from winter break we have more than just snow days on our mind. Due to Oakton’s renovations and lack of space for classes, we as students have the task of quickly figuring out which classes to take in our upcoming year. As if Oakton didn’t already have enough options to choose from, ...

CES 2018 Brings Innovative Tech to Market

CES 2018 Brings Innovative Tech to Market

Brendan Bellingham, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Feature

 The consumer electronics show is an annual gathering of technology companies in Las Vegas where new products are announced and concepts are showcased. Each year the tech gets more futuristic and experimental and 2019 is no acception. Huge companies like Google, LG, Samsung, and Huawei attend each...

Retake Policy Reforms

Retake Policy Reforms

Haley Longfellow, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Oakton students, Oakton teachers, Opinion

Currently, a huge portion of the Oakton student body is aghast at the thought of a retake policy revision. It’s unclear exactly what the new policy might be; there are rumors of limited scores on a retake, a maximum score to be eligible for a retake, and even no retakes. Many Oakton students feel c...

Woman calls police on man for babysitting kids.

Woman calls police on man for babysitting kids.

Amira Bashir, Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Feature, News

  Corey Lewis, 27, who runs a youth mentorship program in Marietta, Georgia was babysitting two white kids on Sunday, one who attends Lewis’s afterschool program, took them out to Subway™, to get something to eat. When they were finished eating Lewis walked with the two children to ...

The Debate Season Commences

The Debate Season Commences

Riya Jain, Editorial Board

October 17, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Oakton News, Oakton students

With debate season beginning this month, the Oakton debate team had a great start at the first tournament of the year. The Public Forum debate team had two varsity teams leave the Georgetown tournament with outstanding records of 5-1 and 4-2. The captain of the Public Forum debate team, Lawrence Zhu...

In October, We Wear Pink

In October, We Wear Pink

Payton Wozny, Editorial Board

October 17, 2018


Filed under Events, Feature, Oakton students

   Oakton sports are bringing out their pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month(BCAM). BCAM was started by various breast cancer charities to raise awareness and money to support research and treatments. Every October, groups of people around the world support this cause. Here are teams from Oakton that...

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