Oakton Outlook

The Power of Yet

Payton Wozny, Editorial Board

April 11, 2019

Filed under Feature, News, Oakton News, Oakton teachers

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...

SOL is taking a turn

Zoe Sauger, Editorial Board

March 11, 2019

Filed under Oakton News

For the longest time students have had to take 9 SOL’s in order to receive their nine credits to graduate. The SOL stands for standard of learning exam, which means it is testing standard knowledge the student learned for that...

“Bienvenue” French Students to Oakton

Conor Krouse, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Filed under News, Oakton News

Known as the melting pot of the world, America as a country has many different and distinct cultures and ethnicities. Especially in our home of Northern Virginia, representation from other countries is at the highest it has ever...

Lacrosse Tryouts

Pari Abdollahi, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Oakton News

Spring sports, such as lacrosse have started. Oakton spring sports tryouts started the week of Presidents Day and some tryouts are still ongoing due to weather delays. Many people attended the spring tryouts including those who are...

Oakton High School’s Crew

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Crew, Events, News, Oakton News, Oakton students

Oakton’s Crew team started up it’s spring season this past week, after three months of winter conditioning on the rowing machines. The rowers are off to the Occoquan river to start practicing for their first race, the Polar...

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...

Cougar Time Rumors

January 18, 2019

Filed under Oakton News, Oakton students

Cougar time is an integral part to any Oakton student’s day and provides 32 blissful minutes of relaxation and enjoyment. As we move into the third quarter, there are rumors that there will be changes made to cougar time. Ca...

Oakton’s New Science Classes

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Filed under Oakton News, Oakton students, Opinion

As we come back from winter break we have more than just snow days on our mind. Due to Oakton’s renovations and lack of space for classes, we as students have the task of quickly figuring out which classes to take in our up...

Therapy Dogs at Oakton

Asher Tankel, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

Filed under News, Oakton News

Have you ever wanted to meet a therapy dog? If the answer is yes, come to the cafeteria after school on Wednesday, October 24th to meet some local therapy dogs. Students will get a chance to meet the dogs and play with them. Th...

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