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

Harriet Limkin, Staff Writer

My name is Harriet and I'm a sophomore. This is my first year in journalism. I have played the piano since I was 5 years old. I also love to bake and cook, as well as biking and running. One fun fact about me is that I hate strawberries. I don't know why but something about them just grosses me out!

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PSAT day

Harriet Limkin, Staff Writer | April 29, 2021

  Dozens of sophomores arrive at Oakton High School on a bright and chilly Monday morning.  It’s PSAT day, their first taste of the many standardized tests they’ll take before college. The...

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The end of an era

Harriet Limkin, Staff Writer | March 11, 2021

  Picture this: you are sitting in a crowded stadium filled with men and women in suits and hats. You can feel the anticipation as you watch the trainers lead the sleek and muscular greyhounds...

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The Future Musicians Club

Harriet Limkin, Staff Writer | January 14, 2021

While the music and arts are a thriving community at Oakton through band, chorus, and orchestra courses, there hasn’t really been a place for musicians to connect outside of taking a class. Music classes...

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Review of The Haunting of Bly Manor

Harriet Limkin, Staff Writer | November 3, 2020

  The Haunting of Bly Manor is a nine episode series on Netflix about a naive American nanny who travels to England. She manages to land a job homeschooling two elementary school children at an...

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The craze for doggos

Harriet Limkin, Staff Writer | October 19, 2020

Have you always wanted to adopt a dog, but never gotten around to it? Now may be the best opportunity you’ll have to adopt and train a puppy. This requires a lot of patience and time, and due to Covid-19,...

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TikTok – is it a double edged sword?

Harriet Limkin, Staff Writer | October 6, 2020

 Amid the pandemic, millions of teens are turning to social media platforms like TikTok to cope. While many teens love the social aspects of TikTok - finding a community, new friends, and even getting...

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