Oakton Outlook

A Preview of Titanic: the Musical

A Preview of Titanic: the Musical

Jessica Marshall, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Events, Feature, Music, Oakton News, Oakton students, Theater, Web exclusive

Lindsey Jacobson (12), member of Oakton Theatre and Chorus for the past four years, has been studying "dramaturgy" for this year’s spring musical, Titanic, which will be shown on May 3rd-5th and 11th-12th at 7:00 p.m. In other words, aside from being one of the main characters, she has been studyi...

First-hand account of the March for Our Lives

aubrey harrell, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under National News, Politics

  On March 24, thousands from all over the United States came together in Washington DC to take a stand against gun violence. As of late, I have come to the realization that my peers and I are highly capable of making a lasting impact and causing change for the better in our country. This was...

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 everything you need to know about the AP exams. About AP Exams The...

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 hearts of the Oakton community. The beautiful fan dance, exciting Wushu perfo...

Preparing for Prom

Riya Jain, Editorial Board

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 wearing the same dress, there is a Facebook group where the juniors and sen...

Youtube Shooting

Kalina Boshkovska, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under News

Youtube Shooting A recent unfortunate shooting at the Youtube headquarters has shocked viewers everywhere. Agham , the woman who opened fire using a handgun at the Youtube headquarters, was a Youtube creator making art videos. She supposedly used the excuse that she was outraged over the website...

Russian Investigation takes a new turn

Sahithi Jammulamadaka, Editorial Board

April 12, 2018


Filed under National News, News, World News

On Tuesday Apr. 3rd, a Dutch lawyer tied to former Trump deputy campaign, chairman Rick Gates, became the first person to be sentenced in Robert Mueller’s investigation when a federal judge sentenced him to 30 days in prison and a $20,000 fine. Former Skadden Arps(an international law firm based in New York)...

A new hall of books

Ishika Jain, Editorial Board Member

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 space. Fear not because the library still exists - it’s just in the lecture ha...

The White House just got a little bit whiter

The White House just got a little bit whiter

Emily Richardson, Editorial Board

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

Every Spring, Summer, and Fall, the White House offers an internship available to young adults who aspire towards a life as a civil servant or as someone who works in  public service. The program boasts an array of young adults coming from all reaches of the United States, hosting anywhere between 90 to ...

Sharing is not caring

Lindsey Katsaros, Editorial Board Member

April 10, 2018


Filed under National News, News, Web exclusive, World News

On April 4, it was announced that as many as 87 million Facebook user’s had their information with Cambridge Analytica. This unauthorized sale took place nearly three years, yet it was not until this month that users found out. Cambridge Analytica did not obtain the information by hacking Facebook...

Challenges to save the world

Challenges to save the world

Rebecca Woodhouse, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018


Filed under Events, Feature, News, Oakton News

Breathe in, breathe out. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, the grass is green. And why is this? Because the Earth is a beautiful place, and provides each of us with the resources we need to survive. While sometimes the things we have always had we tend to take for granted, with Earth Day jus...

Students Take On Model Congress

Riya Jain, Editorial Board

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 who take the government classes, participated in the event depending on the d...

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