Oakton Outlook

2018-2019 Staff

Ashleigh Tain

Editor-in-Chief

Welcome to the Oakton Outlook! My name is Ashleigh and this is my third year of writing for our school newspaper. As our Editor-in-Chief this year, I am beyond excited to work and create with like-minded students to broadcast...

Jake Neuffer

Editor-in-Chief

I'm Jake Neuffer, the 2018-2019 Outlook Editor in Chief. I try to write about politics, international relations, and culture whenever I can. I write about these things whenever I can, because these are the issues that I feel affect...

Zoe Sauger

Editorial Board

Hi! My name is Zoe Sauger. I am a sophomore at Oakton High School, and part of the editorial board on the Outlook. I enjoy writing and knowing what is going on in the community around the school. I enjoy volunteering and being...

Katarina Faben

Editorial Board

Hi, my name is Katarina Faben, and this is my third year on the Outlook. I am a proud member of the editorial board and take pride in helping others reach their full writing potential. The Outlook is a great way for me to get...

Payton Wozny

Editorial Board

My name is Payton Wozny and I'm a sophomore. This is my second year on the Oakton Outlook and I'm on the editorial board. I like to write A&E and news articles. Aside from writing, I also cheer and dance.

Riya Jain

Editorial Board

Hi! My name is Riya Jain and I am a junior on the editorial board for the Oakton Outlook. I love to write features and about the arts and entertainment at Oakton. Outside of journalism, I am a passionate debater and I love to ...

Emily Richardson

Editorial Board

My name is Emily, and I am a member of the Editorial Board for the Oakton Outlook and I have a passion for writing in all of it's forms. I am also member of the Oakton field hockey team as well as other organizations around the...

Courtney Te

Editorial Board

Hi! My name's Courtney and I'm a member of the editorial board. I'm looking forward to doing great things for the Outlook this year, including informing students about Oakton-related topics and aspects of pop culture. In addition...

Sahithi Jammulamadaka

Editorial Board

My name is Sahithi Jammulamadaka. This is my second year on the Oakton Outlook and I am on the editorial board. I love writing and designing stories.

Kartik Mukalla

Staff Writer

Hi, I am Kartik Mukalla. I am a sophomore at Oakton High school and I am a staff writer at the Oakton outlook. Some hobbies of mine are creating music and reading news articles. I enjoy hanging with the buddies and watching Hulu...

Lizzie Thompson

Staff Writer

Hi i'm Lizzie, i'm a staff writer here at Oakton. I have a sister who used to be a writer as well. I also play volleyball on the Freshman Oakton Volleyball team. In my free time I do my homework and practice more volleyball. As...

Andres Gonzalez

Staff Writer

Hello there, I'm Andres and I'm a Staff Writer in the Oakton Outlook. The reason I became a Staff Writer in the Oakton Outlook is because I would like to write about things I'm interested in, such as current events and entertainment.

Jacob Rutzick

Staff Writer

I am a junior at Oakton and I write for the Outlook because I enjoy voicing my opinion about hot topic issues. The Outlook is a great publisher that more people should follow and read. I am also interested in economics and finince,...

Asher Tankel

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Asher Tankel, and this is my 1st year on the Oakton Outlook's staff. I am very passionate about newspaper and can't wait to write stories this year for the Outlook. I specialize in writing sports stories. These...

Genevieve Bavisotto

Staff Writer

Hello, my name is Genevieve Bavisotto and I am a freshman at Oakton High School. Other than writing, I have many other hobbies, such as playing field hockey, running, swimming, listening to music, etc. At home I have 1 sister...

Alexandra Martschenko

Staff Writer

Hey gorl, my name is Alexandra Martschenko and I am a junior at Oakton. This is my first year on the staff but I have been involved in the Oakton community through the swimming and crew teams. I enjoy writing about current happenings...

Pari Abdollahi

Staff Writer

Hi, My name is Pari, and I'm a junior. This is my first year writing for Oakton Outlook. I enjoy writing about entertainment. Other than writing I really like listening to music and dancing.

Portia Dai

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Portia and I'm a new member of the Oakton Outlook! Some topics I enjoy writing about are the environment both green and within Oakton as well as current events. Outside of writing for the Oakton Outlook, I enjoy...

Annabelle Rosse

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Annabelle Rosse and this is my first year writing for the Oakton Outlook. My writing preferences include almost anything, but my favorite would be politics. This year, I'm so excited to have the opportunity for...

Veronica Preaskorn

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Veronica Preaskorn, and I'm a freshman. This is my first year writing for the Oakton Outlook. I enjoy writing about sports, but I will write whatever's necessary.

Sally Park

Staff Writer

My name is Sally Park and this is my second year as a staff writer for the Oakton Outlook. Writing has always been an outlet for me, so I'm ecstatic to have a platform to express my thoughts and viewpoints through opinionated...

Conor Krouse

Staff Writer

What’s up, my name's Conor. I’m a senior at Oakton High School, and this is my first year as a journalism student. Since the time I was young  I have loved the process of writing and story telling. I hope to fully utilize...

Haley Longfellow

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Haley, and I am super excited to be working on the Oakton Outlook this year. Some of the things I do outside of school are dance, play piano, work with a charity, and run a club and Voices of Oakton here at school. I've...

Will Locklin

Staff Writer

Sup, I'm Will.  I'm a junior here at oakton high school.  I like sports and keeping up with current events.  I also like to write about my opinions and research based writing.

Katherine Zevallos

Staff Writer

Hello, I'm Katherine Zevallos. And i like to write only about one thing, Horror. I've been inspired to write Horror since I've been listening to 'creepypastas'. It has inspired me to write my own stories, and put my own creativity...

Maddie Flickinger

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Maddie Flickinger. I am a sophomore here at Oakton High School and I'm also swimmer with the Oakton swim team. I enjoy reading, writing, hiking, and painting in my free time. I also love dogs and have two of...

Katie Le

Staff Writer

Hi, I am Katie Le. I am a freshman at Oakton Highschool and I'm a staff writer at the Oakton outlook. Some hobbies of mine are playing the piano and hanging out with my friends. I enjoy watching netflix and sleeping. One of my...

Nikhil Trivedi

Staff Writer

My name is Nikhil Trivedi, and this is my first year writing for the Oakton Outlook. I am 14 years old and have one brother, and I am a freshman here at Oakton High. I like to play sports and do things outdoors in general. I really...

Sebastian Osea

Staff Writer

I'm from Kenya and i'm interested in writing about African culture, black culture, soccer, Islam and hip hop. Some of my hobbies include fashion, photography, soccer, drawing and travelling.

Sarah Jeffries

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Sarah, a sophomore at Oakton, and I am a staff member on the Oakton Outlook. I love to write stories in my free time, and I love to read, mostly fantasy and mystery books. My favorite subjects are science and English,...

Kariann Tan

Staff Writer

Hi! I'm Kariann. I am in my final year at Oakton and I am very excited to be a part of journalism, as writing has been one of my long-standing passions. One of my favorite hobbies include listening to music, going on road trips while listening to music...

Connor Maloney

Staff Writer

I'm a junior at Oakton High and I like to write about politics or current events.

Aubrey Harrell

Staff Writer

My name is Aubrey Harrell, and this is my second year working on the Oakton Outlook. I look forward to becoming a better writer through my experiences at the Outlook. I enjoy writing about entertaining events going on in the world,...

Wendy Gao

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Wendy Gao, and I am a junior and second-year staff writer for the Oakton Outlook. I enjoy reading and writing outside of school, which prompted me to join the school newspaper. I am a passionate environmentalist,...

Olivia Garrone

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Olivia Garrone, and I'm a junior. This is my second year on the Oakton Outlook staff. I love writing, and love how journalism expands my horizons with every story I write. Besides reading and writing, I am also...

Zoe Siamon

Staff Writer

My name is Zoe Siamon, and this is my second year as a Staff Writer for the Oakton Outlook! I like reading and writing, and I love staying up to date on what’s going on at Oakton.

Brendan Bellingham

Staff Writer

Having been with the Outlook for three years now I have seen it's ups and downs and have grown on the creative process here. My love for writing and involvement in Oakton crew makes this position on the Outlook staff a great one....

Cole Starmer

Staff writer

Hey there! I'm 16, and a junior. I enjoy writing stories about political commentary, school events, and national events. I'm enjoy practicing competitive archery, swimming, travelling, and writing. I'm politically involved and...

Abudukadier Zainaipuguli

staff writer

Hi, My name is Abudukadier Zainaipuguli.  My hobby is reading, mostly fiction. I run on weekends. I'm interested in politics. I like to write about entertainment and sports.

claudia messina

staff writer

Hello, my name is Claudia and I am a student at Oakton High School. Although I love writing, I also have many other passions. Some of which include volleyball, rowing, swim, and dance. It may seem as though balancing 4 sports...

Sara Boddie

Writer

My name is Sara Boddie and I’m a Freshman at Oakton High School. I have 2 brothers in college and a brother in law school at UVA. I’m on the Oakton varsity volleyball team and in the winter and fall I play club volleyball...

Amira Bashir

Writer

Hi, my name is Amira Bashir and i'm a staff writer for the Oakton outlook. This is my first year in journalism. I like writing about politics and pop culture. My hobbies are Netflix and food.

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