Oakton Outlook

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...

SOL is taking a turn

Zoe Sauger, Editorial Board

March 11, 2019

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

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

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

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, 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...

Cougar Time Rumors

January 18, 2019

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...

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