Oakton Outlook

NAACP of Loudoun County Investigates STEM Program Admissions

Brendan Belligham

September 14, 2019

The Loudoun County chapter of the NAACP is currently calling for a thorough investigation of the admissions process for the county’s new STEM school, titled Academies of Loudoun, after they admitted only one black student. The aca...

Blake Lane Park Shouldn’t Become A School

Sahithi Jammulamadaka, Editorial Board

May 6, 2019

   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, Editorial Board

April 26, 2019

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, Editorial Board

January 18, 2019

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

January 18, 2019

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, Editorial Board

October 23, 2018

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

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, Editorial Board

October 9, 2018

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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