Oakton Outlook

Blake Lane Park Shouldn’t Become A School

Sahithi Jammulamadaka, Editorial Board

May 6, 2019

Filed under Local News, Opinion

   As Fairfax County is looking to deal with major overcrowding problems and, one park right next to Oakton looks like it may be a solution. Blake Lane Park which is the largest open space available for public use in the Oakton...

Where the rubber meets the road

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Filed under Local News, Opinion, Politics, Web exclusive

With former vice president Joe Biden’s announcement early Thursday to join the Democratic race, all eyes are on the Democratic primary. The question of who will emerge as Donald Trump’s challenger lingers in everyone’s mi...

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 chang...

The Wall has Been Put Up (Not the One Your Thinking of)

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Filed under Local News, News

The Oakton High School administration has recently blocked off the commonly used stairway that leads to the neighborhood right next to the school. Most students used this path to take a quick route to get to their parked cars on Edgelea ...

Climate change takes a turn for the extreme

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, News, Web exclusive

It seems as though recent headlines are flooded with stories about tropical storm activity, the latest hurricane death toll, how to be prepared for inclement weather, evacuation warnings, and the bleak storm season ahead. La...

Teenage Trick-or-Treaters

Pari Abdollahi, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News

Halloween is here and people are getting ready for it. Many have started decorating their houses and buying candy for the kids that will be going trick-or-treating. However, no candy for teenagers. A lot of people think that teen...

Uncle Sam wants YOU to vote this election!

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, News, Politics, Web exclusive

For the class of 2019 at Oakton, being a senior brings a number of new privileges. Senior privileges entail leaving school five minutes early on Fridays, going to the cafeteria for Cougar Time, standing at the front of the bleach...

Air Force One Experience

Air Force One Experience

October 9, 2018

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