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2017-2018 Staff

Clare Sparling

Staff Writer

Hello, I am Clare Sparling. As a sophomore, I am excited to be joining the Outlook. I look forward to spreading ideas and awareness through my writing. This year I hope to highlight interesting events in and outside of the Oakton...

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Amy Dai

Staff Writer

Hello! My name is Amy Dai and this is my first year on the Oakton Outlook staff as a sophomore. I hope that through my year as part of the newspaper staff, I will be able to expand my knowledge by learning about student's varying...

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Riya Jain

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Riya Jain, and I am a sophomore this year at Oakton High School. This is my first year on the Oakton Outlook staff. My goal this year as a staff writer is to write about topics that students can relate to on a pers...

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Ashleigh Tain

Editorial Board Member

Welcome to the Oakton Outlook! My name is Ashleigh and this is my second year writing for our school newspaper. In my past year of writing, I have grown to appreciate media and communication and the influence it has on our society....

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Wendy Gao

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Wendy Gao. I am a sophomore and this is my first year on the Oakton Outlook. I joined the Oakton Outlook as a staff writer with the hope of bridging the Oakton community to current events and people outside of the...

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Aubrey Harrell

Staff Writer

My name is Aubrey Harrell, and this is my first year working on the Oakton Outlook. In addition to being a staff writer for the Outlook, i'm also on the Oakton freshman field hockey team. I enjoy writing about entertaining things...

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Zoe Sauger

Staff Writer

Hi! I am Zoe Sauger and am a freshman at oakton High School. I enjoy writing and reading. I love volunteering and being involved with the community. I am very into writing about what the oakton students are up to with their day...

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Kalina Boshkovska

Staff Writer

My name is Kalina Boshkovska, I am a sophomore at Oakton High School, and this is my first year working with the Oakton Outlook. I look forward to helping improve the Outlook and share my opinion. Outside of school I enjoy fencing...

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Grace Mouzavires

Staff Writer

My name is Grace Mouzavires, and I have only been a part of the Oakton Outlook for a few weeks. I am very eager to start writing as a part of the Outlook. I play soccer and I hope to join the Oakton Crew team. I joined journalism...

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Emily Richardson

Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Emily and I'm a sophomore staff writer at the Outlook. I have a passion for writing in all forms, as well as being an active member of our school community! Alongside the newspaper, I am also a member of the OHS...

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Olivia Garrone

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Olivia Garrone, and I'm a sophomore. This is my first year on the Oakton Outlook staff, as a staff writer. I love writing, and love how journalism expands my horizons with every story I write. When I'm not reading...

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Lindsey Katsaros

Editorial Board Member

My name is Lindsey Katsaros and I am a senior at Oakton High School. I have been a part of the Oakton Outlook staff since freshman year. I attended the National High School Journalism Convention in 2015 to further my knowledge...

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Courtney Te

Staff Writer

I'm really excited to be a new addition to Oakton Outlook this year as a freshman! I often spend my free time playing soccer, listening to music, or spending my time online. I think this year will be interesting to transition...

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Owen McCarty

Staff Writer

I am Owen McCarty, a 3rd year staff writer for the Oakton Outlook. I enjoy covering sports, current events and also the Oakton community. This year i hope that we can improve the publicity of our newspaper and ultimately spread...

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Jessica Marshall

Editor-in-Chief

Hi, my name is Jessica Marshall, and I am a senior at Oakton High School. I am so excited to be Editor-in-Chief for the Oakton Outlook this year and lead a successful publication. I have previously served as a staff writer and...

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Nathan Tankel

Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Nathan Tankel, and this is my fourth year on the Oakton Outlook’s staff. I am very passionate about newspaper and can’t wait to write stories again this year for the Outlook. I specialize in writing sports s...

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Lana Farkas

Staff Writer

Unfortunately, we live in a world that's summarized by one word... "Problematic". Everyday, there are miracles and tragedies that take place every second of the day. While you might be enjoying a bowl of cereal for breakfast,...

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Sahithi Jammulamadaka

Staff Writer

My name is Sahithi Jammulamadaka. This is my first year on the Oakton Outlook and I am a staff writer. I am new to the Oakton community and love to write.

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Katarina Faben

Editorial Board Member

Hi, my name is Katarina Faben, and this is my second 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...

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Zoe Siamon

Staff Writer

My name is Zoe Siamon, and I am very excited to start my first year on the Oakton Outlook as a staff writer. I enjoy both reading and writing, along with staying up to date with current events at Oakton. I also enjoy running on...

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Katie Thompson

Editorial Board Member

Katie Thompson is currently a junior at Oakton High School. She has been a member of the Outlook for three years, and is currently the editor of the opinion section. She is most interested in writing stories involving politics...

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Rebecca Woodhouse

Editor-in-Chief

My name is Rebecca Woodhouse, and I have been a part of the Oakton Outlook for four years. I love both staying informed about what is happening in the Oakton community, and letting others know what is going on as well. In the...

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Ishika Jain

Editorial Board Member

My name is Ishika Jain, and I am a senior at Oakton High School. I have been a part of the Oakton Outlook for the past 3 years of high school. I was Design Editor during my sophomore year, Indepth Editor my junior year, and I am...

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Brendan Bellingham

Staff Writer

Having been with the Outlook for two 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....

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Arthur Kennington

Staff Writer

My name is Arthur Kennington, I am a Junior at Oakton High School and have been on the Oakton Outlook Staff for 3 years. This is my first year being a Sports Editor on the staff and I am a big fan of watching professional baseball...

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Jake Neuffer

Editorial Board Member

I am an editor for the newspaper, and I'm excited to make the Outlook great again. I mainly write opinion pieces, due to how politically involved I am, but I've written about a wide scope of things in the past. This list includes...

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