Oakton Outlook

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May 1, 2014

On Thursday April 10, 2014 the Oakton community gathered for its annual Cultural Festival to celebrate the diverse student body that they are known for. From Wushu martial arts to Bollywood dancing to musical performances, students and faculty got a taste of the exotic cultures the students have to offer. The...

Neuman trucks ahead

Neuman trucks ahead


May 1, 2014

Joseph Neuman- US/VA History and Philosophy teacher- is a well-known character throughout the halls of Oakton. Whether performing the rare task of getting sixteen year-olds interested in the situation in Ukraine, offering commentary on the superficial manner in which education is often approached, or...

English Class brings reading at World Book Night

courtesy of Dr. Steele


April 29, 2014

Book lovers worldwide rejoice. World Book Night, which took place on April 23, is an international celebration for books and reading. Participants get, along with that ever important commodity, free books, the opportunity to bring reading and literature to those who may not have it. World Book Night...

National Poetry Month: Student poets and pocket poems

National Poetry Month: Student poets and pocket poems


April 21, 2014

Susan Sullivan, Opus Literary Magazine advisor and English/Creative Writing teacher spoke to a collection of students, fellow teachers in the English department, and school board member Kathy Smith during two cougar-time sessions on April 8, known as the “Poetry Program.” Sullivan shared an anecdote...

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