Oakton Outlook

Oakton’s New Science Classes

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

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

October 23, 2018

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...

Photo courtesy of Isabella Walrath.

Improv! Improv! Improv!

October 9, 2018

Cultural Festival Reflections

Clare Sparling, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

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, Editorial Board

April 12, 2018

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 Member

April 12, 2018

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, Editorial Board

April 4, 2018

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

“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

   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...

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