Oakton Outlook

Everything you need to know about AP exams

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton News, Oakton students, Oakton teachers, Web exclusive

AP exams are approaching fast and everyone at Oakton feels the stress. Some students are taking their first AP exam this year, while others are experienced veterans. Nonetheless, everyone is nervous as May creeps closer. Here is e...

Cultural Festival Reflections

Clare Sparling, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton News, Oakton teachers

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...

Preparing for Prom

Riya Jain, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

Filed under Oakton News

With Prom just a few weeks away, juniors and seniors are getting excited for the big day. Most get their dresses/bowties several weeks in advance to avoid last minute shopping and sold out things. In an effort not to have anyone...

A new hall of books

Ishika Jain, Editorial Board

April 12, 2018

Filed under Oakton News, Web exclusive

Most of you most likely walk past the hall where the library once was. If you’ve been in that hall recently, you have probably seen that the library that once used to be filled with books and lounge areas is now an empty sp...

Students Take On Model Congress

Riya Jain, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Oakton News

On March 14th and 15th, all students that participated in a class focused on government (regular, honors, and AP government) were required to participate in an activity called Model Congress. Seniors, who are usually the only ones w...

A STEMtatstic Weekend for Cougar Science

Clare Sparling, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton News, Oakton students, Web exclusive

“Reason can answer questions but imagination has to ask them,” as once said by scientist Ralph W. Gerard. This quote was the theme for the 2018 Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Oakton sent twenty five s...

Spring into Action

Jessica Marshall, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2018

Filed under Feature, Oakton News, Oakton students, Sports, Web exclusive

   Saying goodbye to the Winter Sports’ season means saying hello to the new teams of Spring Sports at Oakton. This past week, tryouts were held almost every day for teams including Soccer, Lacrosse, Tennis, Cross Country...

Students in the Spotlight

Clare Sparling, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under National News, Oakton News, Oakton students, Politics

The deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School has shaken the nation to its core. Yet despite the horrors that have occurred, the students of Stoneman Douglas have risen up in the face of adversity and are ready to tackle the issue of gun control. Students such as Emma Gonzale...

Resonating Chinese Culture: Oakton’s First Chinese New Year Celebration

Amy Dai, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under News, Oakton News

The newest honor society at Oakton is making its mark on the school community and has not disappointed. In honor of Chinese New Year, the Oakton Chinese Honor Society hosted a school wide celebration in the cafeteria last Thursday,...

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