The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook


TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

The Oscars, known by some as a film buff's yearly ritual to complain about anything they want, could still lack purpose or perspective. Are they simply a popularity contest? Or do they only choose movies...

March 9, 2023

A Picture Perfect Holiday Lead

Meher Nalwala, Staff writer December 7, 2022

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The Grinch is the Hero

Clare Lincoln, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

What is The Grinch? The Grinch is a story about a green, furry Who, of which lives alone in the mountains. This story originated in 1957 in a book called How The Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss....

Do Students Deserve a Longer Thanksgiving Break?

Nyla Kathuria, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

Thanksgiving is one of America's most beloved holidays. It's time to spend with your family and eat great food. In many school districts across the country, they give students a few extra days off to celebrate....

Sports Betting: A Whole New World

Kaleb Steele, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

    Sports betting has been a very controversial topic all around America. Many states have been up in the air about whether the legalization of sports betting or not. (Few states are still undecided…...

Upperclassmen Experience

Upperclassmen Experience

Edgar Shailobekov, Staff Writter October 26, 2022

 Freshman year is the first year of high school and a large transition for most 13-14 year old's coming from middle school. Everyone experiences it differently and Oakton high school provides a good environment...

Is Twitch Dying?

Landon Jimenez, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

What’s Going On? Many streamers on the famous app known as Twitch are angry because of this change to the app.    On September 21st, twitch announced that their 70/30 money split rule...

The Fault in Our School

Madeline Sullo and Madeline Deppe September 17, 2022

Oakton’s Current Hall Pass Policy             The current hall-pass policy at Oakton has been the subject of much controversy. While it is clearly more strict than previous years, there are many...

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Fabrication of an Industry

June Valone, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

What is fast fashion, and why is it so unsustainable and unethical?    The phrase “fast fashion” was first used in the 1990s by the New York Times as a description of the new brand “Zara’”...

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No Phones, Why Now?

Anisa Nur, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

The new school year has just begun and students have been caught off guard with a new policy enforced by the students right and responsibility (SR&R). The SR&R policy states regarding grades 9-12,...

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Viva La Elvis

Julie Cena, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

 With Elvis taking the world by storm in the 50s, it’s only right to have a movie to explain how he came to rule the world of Rock and Roll. The movie, Elvis, came out this summer on June 24, 2022 starring...

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