Oakton Outlook

What is the Senior Capstone All About?

Will Locklin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

At Oakton High School, each class does a capstone project that highlights a part of their learning inside or outside the classroom.  Freshman must do the Exhibition Of Learning which requires them to present about a subject of t...

Cafeteria Renovation

Grace Park, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

   Oakton is changing right now. The Cougar Studio (dance studio) next to the cafeteria is almost finished with construction and during the winter break, Oakton’s cafeteria was totally renewed. According to Mr. Colgan, Oakton...

The Problem with Student Motivation

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Motivation is hard to come by. Something that really drives you to succeed and work hard to achieve your goals. Some people never find something to motivate them to work hard. Oakton students have many things to motivate them: g...

Squirrel on the Loose?

Sameeha Khan, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Under construction, both Oakton High School and Cougar Towne have become a breeding grounds for the unusual. From mice and birds to leaky pipes, our hallways are littered with vermin, the low lighting shielding them from the eyes...

POL Prep

Veronica Preaskorn, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

The end of the 2018-2019 school year begins to drag to an end. During the very last week of school, freshmen through juniors will present their Presentation of Learning (POL). Before that however, they have to prepare for them. ...

Teacher Appreciation Week

Portia Dai, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

It’s May and while that means the end of the year is approaching, it also means that our teachers have been teaching us for nine months. This week is teacher appreciation week and this provides a perfect time for you to give ...

The Power of Yet

Payton Wozny, Editorial Board

April 11, 2019

Sophomores were recently introduced to the “Power of Yet” and the concept of growth mindset during a counseling lesson during gym periods in the end of March led by Mrs. Stanley and Mr. Grausz. This presentation covered execu...

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