Principal Updates - June 29

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Important Dates 

June 29-July 31: Summer Continuity of Learning 

July 1: Senior Virtual Graduation and Celebration Video, 2:00 pm 

Renovation Update

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Operating Hours

Our Main Office remains closed during this time.  Once FCPS changes the operating status of schools, we will provide updated information.  In the meantime, please continue to email the appropriate personnel for questions or concerns.  

Return to School Plans

Last week Dr. Brabrand announced the division plans for the 2020-2021 school year.  Soon families will receive a survey to select the learning option that they would prefer for next school year.  I know this is a challenging decision for many families to make.  To assist you in that decision I would direct you to the resources below that will best help guide the decision-making process.  These sites will be updated daily as more information becomes available.  

FCPS Plan for Return to School

Report Cards

Report cards for 4th quarter will be produced centrally for all secondary schools, except for those parents and/or guardians who have opted to “Go Paperless.” Final grades will be visible in ParentVUE and StudentVUE. The Report Card PDF for all secondary students will also be generated centrally and will be available in the Documents module in ParentVUE and StudentVUE on Tuesday, June 23 at 6:00 a.m. We anticipate the printed report cards will be provided to the postal service by July 1. Actual delivery to homes will be dependent on the postal service. 

Upcoming ACT and SAT Exams

FCPS will not be hosting the July 18 ACT exam. We hope to have more information soon to confirm whether or not schools will be able to host the August 29, 2020, SAT. The decision will be shared as soon as it becomes available.

AP Exam Refunds

After all AP exams have been administered, the parents, guardians, or students that are due a refund will be identified by Financial Services. Refunds will be processed in late June/July.  

AP Score Information:

Students in Virginia will receive access to their AP scores on July 17 at 8 a.m. ET.  Students will access scores via their College Board account.  If students don't remember their username or password, they can recover them on the College Board website—they should NOT create a new account.  Students who are unable to reset usernames or passwords online, can call AP Services at 888-225-5427 or 212-632-1780 for assistance.   

Yearbook Update

We are still awaiting the final shipment date of our 2020 yearbooks, we believe yearbooks should arrive in late July or early August.  We are looking at distribution days the week of August 3 and August 10.  

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  All of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

Mental Wellness Consultation

The FCPS Office of Intervention and Prevention Services will continue to offer mental wellness consultations throughout the summer. If you have concerns about your child’s well-being or if your child would like to speak with a school psychologist or school social worker, please request a consultation.  Our FCPS mental health providers are available to help families get needed support through a 45-minute phone consultation or through secure video conferencing. Appointments are open to all FCPS families. 

Consultations are offered in two ways:

  • Directly to parents of students in any grade level. This consultation provides an opportunity for parents to receive guidance on how to support their child’s social-emotional, behavioral, or academic functioning. Information about community resources will also be made available.
  • Directly to students in middle or high school. This consultation provides support and strategies to students who may be experiencing difficulties with anxiety, mood, behavior, or peer or family interactions; as well as academic challenges such as organization, time-management, or adjusting to a new school.

We encourage parents to take advantage of this service. Click here to request a consultation. You may also leave a message at 571-423-4276.

Class of 2020 Information  Virtual Graduation and Celebration Ceremony  

This week our Virtual Graduation and Celebration Ceremony will air on July 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm.  Please see our website for viewing information.   We hope you enjoy it! 

FCPS Cares

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Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation and Celebration Ceremony

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Good Morning Oakton Community,

It gives me great pleasure and pride to share with you the link for Wednesday’s Oakton Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation & Celebration Ceremony (https://oakton-hs.stageclip.com/).  The link will become live for you to view, July 1, 2020 at 2:00pm.  At that same time, the ceremony will air on television on FCPS Channel 21.  If that time does not work for you, you will be able to stream it at a time that is convenient for your family.  The link will also be made available on our website. 

We are excited to celebrate our Class of 2020 graduates today.  As a friendly reminder, seniors had to opt-in to participate in this virtual ceremony.  While we had hoped all our seniors would have elected to participate, we did not get 100% participation.  We are so proud of the entire Class of 2020 and hope that the entire class takes time to watch the congratulatory messages and speeches that our staff and students compiled for you to commemorate this great accomplishment. 

I would like to extend my sincerest appreciation and gratitude to all the staff members and students who worked tirelessly to make this virtual ceremony a reality.  This was no easy undertaking; we hope you enjoy it! 

Congratulations Class of 2020!  #COUGARPRIDE2020

 

Sincerely,

 

Jamie S. Lane, Principal

 

 

Upcoming Virtual Graduation Ceremony - Viewing Locations and FAQs

 

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Ceremony Viewing FAQs

Location 1

Location 2

Location 3

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What are my viewing options?

StageClip Link

Cable TV

Streaming version of channel 21, 25, or 99:

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Where do I watch the ceremony?

The ceremony can be viewed by clicking on this link: https://oakton-hs.stageclip.com/

The ceremony viewing link will also be emailed by StageClip few hours prior to the broadcast time.

Channel 21

Additionally, depending on your cable provider, channel 21 might be on another channel. To find which channel aligns to your cable provider, check this https://www.fcps.edu/tv/live

 

The links to the streams are:

Channel 21 - https://www.fcps.edu/tv

Individual School Graduation Schedule can be accessed at https://www.fcps.edu/graduation

 

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How can I turn on closed captioning?

·         Click the link to the video

·         In the bottom right of the player the   option will be visible.

·         To turn on Captions, click  (cc) .

·         To turn off captions, click (cc) again.

Check with your cable provider

·         In the bottom right of the player the   option will be visible.

·         To turn on Captions, click (cc) .

·         To turn off captions, click (cc) again.

 

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Principal Updates - June 22

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Dates 

June 29-July 31: Summer Continuity of Learning 

July 1: Senior Virtual Graduation and Celebration Video, 2:00pm 

Renovation Update

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Report Cards

Report cards for 4th quarter will be produced centrally for all secondary schools, except for those parents and/or guardians who have opted to “Go Paperless.” Final grades will be visible in ParentVUE and StudentVUE. The Report Card PDF for all secondary students will also be generated centrally and will be available in the Documents module in ParentVUE and StudentVUE on Tuesday, June 23 at 6:00 a.m. We anticipate the printed report cards will be provided to the postal service by July 1. Actual delivery to homes will be dependent on the postal service. 

Upcoming ACT and SAT Exams

FCPS will not be hosting the July 18 ACT exam. We hope to have more information soon to confirm whether or not schools will be able to host the August 29, 2020, SAT. The decision will be shared as soon as it becomes available.

Summer Continuity of Learning

To support student learning from June 29 to July 31, teachers will hold one hour per week of “office hours” for Continuity of Learning. Office hours for Mathematics, Language Arts, and English Language Development will be with one of our own outstanding staff members and are intended to support students with the digital practice resources and the English Language Development Summer Practice Book. Attendance is optional.

To register your student for office hours and receive a secure link, please complete this form.   Once registered, your child will receive log-in information through his or her FCPS Google email address prior to the first session. 

AP Exam Refunds

After all AP exams have been administered, the parents, guardians, or students that are due a refund will be identified by Financial Services. Refunds will be processed in late June/July.  

AP Score Information:

Students in Virginia will receive access to their AP scores on July 17 at 8 a.m. ET.  Students will access scores via their College Board account.  If students don't remember their username or password, they can recover them on the College Board website—they should NOT create a new account.  Students who are unable to reset usernames or passwords online, can call AP Services at 888-225-5427 or 212-632-1780 for assistance.   

Opus Literary Magazine

The 2020 edition of The Opus Strides Literary Magazine has been published. The students and staff have worked very hard to get it together this year.   Congratulations to all of our editors and students who had their pieces included.  A copy can also be found on Oakton's website.  

Yearbook Update

We are still awaiting the final shipment date of our 2020 yearbooks, we believe yearbooks should arrive in late July or early August.  We are looking at distribution days the week of August 3 and August 10.  

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  All of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

Parent Response to Risky Student Behavior

During a time of disruption, students may find themselves feeling frustrated, isolated, or bored. They may turn to risky behaviors, including the use of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs.

Virtual supports are available from FCPS. Contact your school administrator or counselor who can refer you to your school-based substance abuse prevention specialist (SAPS). To learn more about the SAPS program, watch the six-minute FCPS video: Parent Presentation: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs. The presentation features SAPS program professionals who discuss risk factors that make some students more likely to abuse substances and how parents can influence student decisions.  

Do you have concerns about student vaping? Once again, your school counselor can help you. Also, you can watch Vaping: What Every Parent Should Know, a one-minute FCPS video.  

Get more information about the SAPS program and vaping.

Class of 2020 Information  Virtual Graduation and Celebration Ceremony  

Next up is our virtual graduation and celebration ceremony!  Students had to opt in to this ceremony, if your student did not opt-in, we were unable to include them in the video.  

The ceremony itself will include speeches and highlights from this year.  

Watch the Oakton High School Virtual Graduation Ceremony live on the web (https://www.fcps.edu/tv)  or Cable TV on July 1, 2020 at 2:00pm. 

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

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2020 Yearbook

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IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GET YOUR YEARBOOK! You’ll always want to remember how the Oakton community came together during this unprecedented time, and there’s no better way to memorialize your years at Oakton than your own copy of the 2020 Paragon Yearbook! Go to yearbookordercenter.com and use code 4770 to buy.

 

Distribution is anticipated to be scheduled the weeks of August 3 and/or August 10 at Oakton High School! You can buy a yearbook during distribution for $90 cash – exact change only and no checks, please! Further details about distribution will be released in keeping with health and safety guidelines set forth by FCPS.

 

Class of 2020 Graduates - we will use this email list, as well as the "Oakton HS Class of 2020" list, to email out information about the yearbook distribution. We'll also post on Instagram (OaktonHS) and Twitter (@OaktonHS). 

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Principal Updates - June 15

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Dates 

June 15-16: Senior Photo Opportunity 

June 29-July 31: Summer Continuity of Learning 

July 1: Senior Virtual Graduation and Celebration Video, 2:00pm 

Renovation Update

Renovation has been making tremendous progress.  Beginning last week we began moving into the new addition!  The new classroom furniture is set to arrive in early July.  In addition, the auditorium and new performing arts wing are well underway!  

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Courageous Conversations - A Dialogue to Discuss Race, Racism, and Responsiveness at Oakton High School

We want to thank the students who joined school staff in this important conversation.  We will be continuing to expand on these opportunities with the new school year.  I would also encourage all students to check their grade level google classroom sites to find a letter I posted to them on this important topic.  

Summer Continuity of Learning

To support student learning from June 29 to July 31, teachers will hold one hour per week of “office hours” for Continuity of Learning. Office hours for Mathematics, Language Arts, and English Language Development will be with one of our own outstanding staff members and are intended to support students with the digital practice resources and the English Language Development Summer Practice Book. Attendance is optional.

Office hour dates/times will be released soon.  

To register your student for office hours and receive a secure link, please complete this form.   Once registered, your child will receive log-in information through his or her FCPS Google email address prior to the first session. 

Course Requests - SY 2020-2021

Course requests for the 2020-2021 school year are viewable in SIS ParentVue and StudentVue. Please review your student’s course request to determine if any changes are needed. If you wish to make a change, please email your student’s counselor. Course request changes will be determined on a case-by-case basis only when space is available. Deadline to request a course change is June 16, 2020. We will provide another opportunity to request course changes when counselors return to work on August 6, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s counselor.

AP Exam Refunds

After all AP exams have been administered, the parents, guardians, or students that are due a refund will be identified by Financial Services. Refunds will be processed in late June/July.  

AP Score Information:

Students in Virginia will receive access to their AP scores on July 17 at 8 a.m. ET.  Students will access scores via their College Board account.  If students don't remember their username or password, they can recover them on the College Board website—they should NOT create a new account.  Students who are unable to reset usernames or passwords online, can call AP Services at 888-225-5427 or 212-632-1780 for assistance.   

  • Get Your AP Scores (Link to College Board score information)
  • AP Score Send ReminderJune 20 is the deadline for students to indicate or change their free score report recipient in My AP.  Be sure to indicate through My AP the college, university, or scholarship program you would like to receive your free score report.
Opus Literary Magazine

The 2020 edition of The Opus Strides Literary Magazine has been published. The students and staff have worked very hard to get it together this year.   Congratulations to all of our editors and students who had their pieces included.  A copy can also be found on Oakton's website.  

Yearbook Update

We are still awaiting the final shipment date of our 2020 yearbooks.  As soon as we get our delivery date, we will organize a pick-up for anyone who ordered a yearbook. 

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  All of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

Parent Response to Risky Student Behavior

During a time of disruption, students may find themselves feeling frustrated, isolated, or bored. They may turn to risky behaviors, including the use of tobacco, alcohol, or drugs.

Virtual supports are available from FCPS. Contact your school administrator or counselor who can refer you to your school-based substance abuse prevention specialist (SAPS). To learn more about the SAPS program, watch the six-minute FCPS video: Parent Presentation: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs. The presentation features SAPS program professionals who discuss risk factors that make some students more likely to abuse substances and how parents can influence student decisions.  

Do you have concerns about student vaping? Once again, your school counselor can help you. Also, you can watch Vaping: What Every Parent Should Know, a one-minute FCPS video.  

Get more information about the SAPS program and vaping.

Class of 2020 Information  Photo Opportunity

Last week all families who signed up for the photo opportunity were provided a time for Monday or Tuesday of this week.  It was great to see so many students dressed up in their graduation regalia! 

Virtual Graduation and Celebration Ceremony  

Next up is our virtual graduation and celebration ceremony!  Students had to opt in to this ceremony, if your student did not opt-in, we were unable to include them in the video.  Information and directions were mailed to both parents and students, with students receiving the specific link to modify his/her slide.  

The ceremony itself will include speeches and highlights from this year.  

Watch the Oakton High School Virtual Graduation Ceremony live on the web (https://www.fcps.edu/tv)  or Cable TV on July 1, 2020 at 2:00pm. 

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

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Principal Updates - June 8

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Dates 

June 1-2: Senior Item Collection and Pick-up

June 4: Graduation Day Celebration 

June 11: Courageous Conversations - Student Forum 

June 12: Last Day for Underclassmen 

June 15-16: Senior Photo Opportunity 

July 1: Senior Virtual Graduation and Celebration Video

Renovation Update

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Courageous Conversations - A Dialogue to Discuss Race, Racism, and Responsiveness at Oakton High School

Racism has no place in FCPS or at Oakton High School. As a school, we would like to provide a forum for students to access and be heard. This will be offered this Thursday, June 11 at 2:30pm through a Blackboard Collaborate session.  We hope that any interested student attends so that we may work together to ensure that all students feel heard, seen and valued.  

We will post additional information in grade level google classroom sites.  This will include a link for students to register for this session and a link that will allow students to submit their questions and feedback to best guide our discussion.  

Distance Learning Updates/Resources

This week is the last week of school for this school year!  

  • Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.   
  • All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  
  • All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  
  • To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  
Underclass Material Drop Off/Pick-up

Thank you to everyone who has dropped off school-issued items.  Wednesday June 10, we will have a make-up session and allow students to pick-up items that they need to retrieve.  

For students leaving Oakton High School, we ask that they return all textbooks and materials, as well as their computer and charger. 

The only items that will remain unavailable for pick-up will be items stored in PE lockers.  Those lockers were not specifically assigned to students.  As such, we are unable to properly bag items for their return.  When we are allowed to have students in the school again, we will organize a pick-up of those items.  

If you are requesting to pick up an item, you need to fill out this form to ensure it is waiting for you.  

Here is the schedule for drop-off and pick-up: 

  • Wednesday, June 10 from 10-12 and 12:30-2:30 for make-ups and any other pick-ups students might need of items left at school.

You can find more detailed information here.

Course Requests - SY 2020-2021

Course request for the 2020-2021 school year are viewable in SIS ParentVue and StudentVue. Please review your student’s course request to determine if any changes are needed. If you wish to make a change, please email your student’s counselor. Course request changes will be determined on a case-by-case basis only when space is available. Deadline to request a course change is June 16, 2020. We will provide another opportunity to request course changes when counselors return to work on August 6, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s counselor.

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  All of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

Class of 2020 Information  Photo Opportunity

This week we will be reaching out to families who signed up for the photo opportunity with the scheduled date and time.  Pictures time slots will be on Monday June 15 and Tuesday June 16 from 9:30am-2:30pm each day.  

 

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

To modify your membership to our messages (or to add yourself to the Oakton Athletics list!) you can manage your subscription to Oakton HS messages online.

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Congratulations Class of 2020!

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Congratulations Class of 2020!  

Good Afternoon Oakton Community,

Today we had the opportunity to celebrate our seniors as they picked up their graduation regalia and diplomas.  It was so great to see our students and families again.  

To continue our celebrations we have two more aspects of our graduation day that we would like to share.  

Please check out our flipgrid videos from the staff to the Class of 2020!  

We also wanted to share our Senior Awards Ceremony!  

On behalf of the entire Oakton faculty and staff and the larger Oakton community we congratulate you and wish you all the best in your future!

Go Cougars!   

 

Sincerely, 

Mrs. Lane 

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2020 yearbooks for sale!

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IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GET YOUR YEARBOOK! You’ll always want to remember how the Oakton community came together during this unprecedented time, and there’s no better way to memorialize your years at Oakton than your own copy of the 2020 Paragon Yearbook! Go to yearbookordercenter.com and use code 4770 to buy. We will be distributing yearbooks this summer pending an update from our printing plant and in keeping with health and safety guidelines set forth by FCPS. Stay tuned for more news!

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Principal Updates - June 1

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Dates 

June 1-2: Senior Item Collection and Pick-up

June 4: Graduation Day Celebration 

June 12: Last Day for Underclassmen 

June 15-17: Senior Photo Opportunity

July 1: Senior Virtual Graduation and Celebration Video

Renovation Update

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Distance Learning Updates/Resources

This Thursday June 4, we were not scheduled to have classes so that all staff could attend graduation to celebrate the Class of 2020.  While we are unable to celebrate graduation in the traditional sense, the entire class is coming to the school throughout the day to pick-up their caps/gowns/diplomas and more!  Many of our staff members wish to be present (socially distancing) so that we can send off the seniors with a proper goodbye.  As such, some classes may not meet as scheduled on Thursday so that teachers who wish to attend are able to do so.  Any teacher not attending, will hold their sessions as scheduled.  Teachers who are attending will post work for students to complete and will be available during their regularly scheduled office hours on Wednesday's and Friday's.  

  • Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.   
  • All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  
  • All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  
  • To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  
Course Requests - SY 2020-2021

Course request for the 2020-2021 school year are viewable in SIS ParentVue and StudentVue. Please review your student’s course request to determine if any changes are needed. If you wish to make a change, please email your student’s counselor. Course request changes will be determined on a case-by-case basis only when space is available. Deadline to request a course change is June 16, 2020. We will provide another opportunity to request course changes when counselors return to work on August 6, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s counselor.

Underclass Material Drop Off/Pick-up

This Friday, June 5, Monday, June 8, and Wednesday, June 10, we are scheduling pick up and drop off for underclass students. 

This is for any student who would like to hand in a textbook they were issued this year or have other school materials to return.

For students leaving Oakton High School, we ask that they return all textbooks and materials, as well as their computer and charger. 

The only items that will remain unavailable for pick-up will be items stored in PE lockers.  Those lockers were not specifically assigned to students.  As such, we are unable to properly bag items for their return.  When we are allowed to have students in the school again, we will organize a pick-up of those items.  

Here is the schedule for drop-off and pick-up:

  • Friday, June 5 from 10-12 and 12:30-2:30 for students with last names A-L to drop off items
  • Monday, June 8 from 10-12 and 12:30-2:30 for students with last names M-Z to drop off items
  • Wednesday, June 10 from 10-12 and 12:30-2:30 for make-ups and any other pick-ups students might need of items left at school.

You can find more detailed information here.

 

AP Testing 

2020 AP Makeup Exams will take place June 1 -5. Students who are eligible for a makeup exam will receive an email from the College Board with their exam ticket two days prior to their exam. Click here for the Makeup Exam Schedule .  Here are some helpful tips for test day.  If you have any questions, please reach out to our AP Coordinator Ms. Warehime kjwarehime@fcps.edu

Supporting Your Teen in a Pandemic

Recently our school social worker, school psychologist and student services department teamed up to offer a parent coffee to support parents of teens during this pandemic.  Please find the recording here if you were unable to attend.  

 

Interdisciplinary Program Updates (Presentations or Learning) 

The 2019-2020 has been an unprecedented experience for Oakton students and teachers encompassing both a traditional classroom setting, as well as, distance learning during the second semester. This year, instead of our traditional end of year “Presentations of Learning,” we are asking students to complete a Reflection on Learning. These Reflections on Learning will be personalized, reflective virtual presentations through which students will utilize their skills of self-awareness, critical thinking, communication, creativity, and citizenship. 

These will be optional activities that students can use to receive feedback on their expression of these reflections and skills. Oakton students and teachers value end of the year reflection and this project is a way to preserve this important aspect of Oakton’s culture during the 2019-2020 school year.

Oakton students will be given the opportunity to answer a question that is designed to promote thoughtful reflection. Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors will reflect on their learning specifically in the 2019-2020 school year.

More information about Reflections on Learning can be found on our website

Class of 2020 Information  Updated Senior Celebrations

Last week several updates went out regarding senior celebrations including our plans for June 4, the photo opportunity, and the virtual celebration and graduation video.  Due to our current circumstances, seniors will retain their fcpsschools.net email accounts through the month of July.  

June 4: Graduation Day Celebration

June 4 we are so excited to celebrate our graduates on Thursday!  Seniors have been assigned a designated time window to drive through campus.  Parents are welcome to drive through with their graduate to celebrate this occasion.  Staff will be on hand to wave and cheer!  

Thursday June 4:

Alphabet Breakdown

9:00-10:00am

A to C 

10:00-11:00am

D to Ij

11:00-12:30pm

Iv to M

1:00-2:00pm 

N to Sel

2:00-3:00pm

Sem to Z

Senior Survey

SENIORS – Each year, FCPS seniors complete a brief, 8-question survey at the end of their Senior year. The survey is online in Naviance Student and usually takes approximately 5 minutes to complete. This is how Student Services sends the final transcript to the college you are attending.  If you are pursuing employment, military service, career education, a year off, etc., this is how we celebrate you! 

 

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  Each week I will highlight a few of the opportunities available. However all of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

To modify your membership to our messages (or to add yourself to the Oakton Athletics list!) you can manage your subscription to Oakton HS messages online.

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Principal Updates - Week of May 25

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Dates 

May 25: Memorial Day 

May 29: Last Day for Seniors 

June 12: Last Day for Underclassmen 

Happy Memorial Day!  Today and everyday we remember and honor all who have served our country and those that gave the ultimate sacrifice.  

Renovation Update

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Distance Learning Updates/Resources
  • Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.   
  • All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  
  • All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  
  • To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  
Student Services -  Workshop Wednesday's

Counselors have collaborated to host "Workshop Wednesday's" for students! 

  • On Wednesday, May 27th we are offering “Navigating Naviance & Constructing a Career”.  During this session, counselors will give a live demonstration of how students may explore Naviance and use it as a tool for resume building and career exploration.

Attendance for each workshop is limited.  However, we will post a recording of each session on the Oakton School Counseling Department's websites.  Registration is required and participants will receive a link to attend.

Registration

Navigating Naviance & Constructing a Career - Wednesday, May 27 at 11:00AM – Register here.

AP Testing 

Congratuations to all of our students for successfully taking their AP exams this year!  

Yearbook Sales

Yes, we will still have our yearbooks this year!  Our printing was slightly delayed due to the printer being closed.  However, we are on track to have our yearbooks delivered middle to late June.  The yearbook is still on sale for $82! This is a year you won't want to miss, so get your copy now! Visit our website to get yours today! Please purchase a yearbook to remember how the Oakton community came together as a community during this time of need. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at OHSParagon@gmail.com.

Interdisciplinary Program Updates (Presentations or Learning) 

The 2019-2020 has been an unprecedented experience for Oakton students and teachers encompassing both a traditional classroom setting, as well as, distance learning during the second semester. This year, instead of our traditional end of year “Presentations of Learning,” we are asking students to complete a Reflection on Learning. These Reflections on Learning will be personalized, reflective virtual presentations through which students will utilize their skills of self-awareness, critical thinking, communication, creativity, and citizenship. 

These will be optional activities that students can use to receive feedback on their expression of these reflections and skills. Oakton students and teachers value end of the year reflection and this project is a way to preserve this important aspect of Oakton’s culture during the 2019-2020 school year.

Oakton students will be given the opportunity to answer a question that is designed to promote thoughtful reflection. Seniors will reflect on how their learning has developed throughout their High School experience. Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors will reflect on their learning specifically in the 2019-2020 school year.

More information about Reflections on Learning can be found on our website

Class of 2020 Information  Updated Senior Letter

An updated senior letter was sent out last week.  Parents please check for an email from eNotify.  Students check the Class of 2020 Google classroom.  

Senior Survey

SENIORS – Each year, FCPS seniors complete a brief, 8-question survey at the end of their Senior year. The survey is online in Naviance Student and usually takes approximately 5 minutes to complete. This is how Student Services sends the final transcript to the college you are attending.  If you are pursuing employment, military service, career education, a year off, etc., this is how we celebrate you! Last week we were only at 66%.  Make sure to take yours today! 

Senior Parent Coffee 

Thank you to everyone who was able to join for the parent coffee.  A recording of this meeting was included in the updated senior letter.  

 

The Center - Student Tutors

The Center is open for business!  Our student tutors are ready to help any student in any subject.  Students who would like to schedule a tutoring session should scan the QR code below.  This flyer will also be posted in grade level google classrooms for students to access.  

 

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  Each week I will highlight a few of the opportunities available. However all of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

To modify your membership to our messages (or to add yourself to the Oakton Athletics list!) you can manage your subscription to Oakton HS messages online.

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There is still time to order a yearbook!

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THERE’S STILL TIME to order your 2019-2020 yearbook! You will always remember the way that the Oakton community came together during unprecedented times and emerged stronger than ever with your 2020 Paragon Yearbook. Books are still $82 and can be purchased through https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/4770. Please email OHSparagon@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

 

If you've already purchased a yearbook, we will share information about distribution in the coming weeks. 

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Principal Updates - Week of May 18

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Dates 

May 20: Senior Parent Coffee 8am; Mental Health and Wellness Parent Coffee 9am

May 25: Memorial Day 

May 29: Last Day for Seniors 

June 12: Last Day for Underclassmen 

Renovation Update

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Distance Learning Updates/Resources
  • Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.   
  • All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  
  • All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  
  • To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  
Student Services -  Workshop Wednesday's

Counselors have collaborated to host "Workshop Wednesday's" for students! 

  • On Wednesday, May 20th we are offering “Navigating the New Normal”.  During this session, counselors will discuss topics such as time management, prioritization, mindfulness, & staying connected during a period of social distancing.
  • On Wednesday, May 27th we are offering “Navigating Naviance & Constructing a Career”.  During this session, counselors will give a live demonstration of how students may explore Naviance and use it as a tool for resume building and career exploration.

Attendance for each workshop is limited.  However, we will post a recording of each session on the Oakton School Counseling Department's websites.  Registration is required and participants will receive a link to attend.

Registration

Navigating the New Normal - Wednesday, May 20 at 11:00AM  – Register here.

Navigating Naviance & Constructing a Career - Wednesday, May 27 at 11:00AM – Register here.

AP Testing Updates

Today we started the second week of AP testing. We want to make sure all students are ready for their exams and are prepared to be successful. Our website has been updated to ensure that everyone is ready for their exams.  

We have prepared an FAQ slide show to answer questions you might have about testing this year. All of this information can also be found on Oakton’s AP testing page. If you are not able to attend your scheduled exam, please contact Ms. Warehime at kjwarehime@fcps.edu.

Yearbook Sales

Yes, we will still have our yearbooks this year!  Our printing was slightly delayed due to the printer being closed.  However, we are on track to have our yearbooks delivered middle to late June.  The yearbook is still on sale for $82! This is a year you won't want to miss, so get your copy now! Visit our website to get yours today! Please purchase a yearbook to remember how the Oakton community came together as a community during this time of need. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at OHSParagon@gmail.com.

 

Interdisciplinary Program Updates (Presentations or Learning) 

The 2019-2020 has been an unprecedented experience for Oakton students and teachers encompassing both a traditional classroom setting, as well as, distance learning during the second semester. This year, instead of our traditional end of year “Presentations of Learning,” we are asking students to complete a Reflection on Learning. These Reflections on Learning will be personalized, reflective virtual presentations through which students will utilize their skills of self-awareness, critical thinking, communication, creativity, and citizenship. 

These will be optional activities that students can use to receive feedback on their expression of these reflections and skills. Oakton students and teachers value end of the year reflection and this project is a way to preserve this important aspect of Oakton’s culture during the 2019-2020 school year.

Oakton students will be given the opportunity to answer a question that is designed to promote thoughtful reflection. Seniors will reflect on how their learning has developed throughout their High School experience. Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors will reflect on their learning specifically in the 2019-2020 school year.

More information about Reflections on Learning can be found on our website

Class of 2020 Information  Updated Senior Letter

An updated senior letter will be sent out to students and families this week.  We are putting the finishing touches on our plans for May and June.  I want to assure everyone that we are still planning on handing out all graduation regalia to include: caps, gowns, tasselts, etc.  

Senior Survey

SENIORS – Each year, FCPS seniors complete a brief, 8-question survey at the end of their Senior year. The survey is online in Naviance Student and usually takes approximately 5 minutes to complete. This is how Student Services sends the final transcript to the college you are attending.  If you are pursuing employment, military service, career education, a year off, etc., this is how we celebrate you! 

Senior Parent Coffee 

We invite any interested families to join our senior parent coffee this Wednesday May 20 at 8am.  A link will be sent out to all senior families Tuesday afternoon.  

 

The Center - Student Tutors

The Center is open for business!  Our student tutors are ready to help any student in any subject.  Students who would like to schedule a tutoring session should scan the QR code below.  This flyer will also be posted in grade level google classrooms for students to access.  

 

PTSA News and Information

We hope everyone had a chance to get out (safely with social distancing) and enjoy the weather this weekend!

  • Teacher Appreciation Distance Learning Grants - We are pleased that teachers are taking advantage of the Distance Learning Grants and using them in very thoughtful and creative ways for our students! We will post some of their ideas and maybe some pictures on our PTSA website soon!
  • May PTSA Meeting - Our last meeting of this school year is Tuesday, May 19 at 7pm online. Everyone is welcome and you don't have to be a member!
  • Please RSVP HERE so we can send the Zoom login information to you!
  • We will have approve slate of nominees, the past meeting minutes (sent out to parents over weekend) and review the current budget. 
  • Following our short meeting the Parent Education topic will be Parenting Your Teen While Keeping Your Sanity Intact Part 2.  Michele and Lori will revisit the teenage brain with more great insights! 
  • Exec Board for 2020-21 - We will vote during the meeting as we just have to approve the slate. Here are your nominated officers:
    • President:  Monique Roberts-Rabil
    • Vice President:  Afrika Bell Kathuria 
    • Secretary:  Kumar Pappu
    • Treasurer:  Jasmine Yao

Thank you for all your support and feedback!

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  Each week I will highlight a few of the opportunities available. However all of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

To modify your membership to our messages (or to add yourself to the Oakton Athletics list!) you can manage your subscription to Oakton HS messages online.

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Principal Updates - Week of May 11

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Dates 

May 25: Memorial Day 

May 29: Last Day for Seniors 

June 12: Last Day for Underclassmen 

Renovation Update

Work continues daily at Oakton High School.  Our main office furniture continues to be installed this week.  I hope to send out pictures by the end of this week!  The preparation for the second addition continues in Parking Lot 1.  Additionally, work is going along well in the auxiliary gym and is almost ready to get underway in the theatre. 

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Distance Learning Updates/Resources

We have fielded some questions from parents about how you could check on your student’s overall engagement during distance learning.  We wanted to share a few things that teachers have reported that are important to note.  

  • Teachers are taking attendance for their virtual sessions.  If you see a VSN code (Virtual Synchronous Nonparticipant), that indicates that your child was not in their session(s).  However, we are getting reports that some students are logging in and then seemingly walking away from their computers.  They are not responding at any point throughout the lesson, despite direct prompts for even nonverbal responses.  Teachers are trying to make communication with families in these instances.  We are following up first with students that have not logged into class sessions to date.  
  • The gradebook can now be viewed in ParentVue and StudentVue for distance learning feedback. Teachers will be entering in feedback marks of Proficient, Attempted, and Not Attempted.  This will help you stay connected and see what work your students are turning in.  
  • If you would like additional information on your child’s participation since distance learning began, please reach out to the teachers for more feedback.  
  • Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.   
  • All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  
  • All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  
  • To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  
Student Item Pick-up

Late last week we were provided with guidelines for us to begin preparing for student item pick-up, recognizing that students left some of their personal belongings in the building prior to the closure.  We will start with organizing a pick-up for student medications.  Families who have student medications in the clinic will be contacted directly to arrange a pick-up of medication.  Then, we will move into student item pick-up, detailed information will be provided in the coming weeks.  All student item pick-up opportunities will be curbside only, and will be planned for towards the end of May and early June.  

AP Testing Updates

Monday, May 11 was the start of AP testing. We want to make sure all students are ready for their exams and are prepared to be successful. Our website has been updated to ensure that everyone is ready for their exams.  

We have prepared an FAQ slide show to answer questions you might have about testing this year. All of this information can also be found on Oakton’s AP testing page. If you are not able to attend your scheduled exam, please contact Ms. Warehime at kjwarehime@fcps.edu.

Spring Cougar Commendations

It’s time for Spring Cougar Commendations. Teachers are in the process of nominating students to be recognized for their achievements in one of the five Fairfax County Portrait of a Graduate attributes. Nominated students will be recognized at a virtual ceremony later this month. In addition, we also have Faculty Cougar Commendations to recognize OHS faculty/staff for their hard work, passion, and innovation. Parents are invited to use this nomination form to recognize a faculty/staff member for their dedication. All nominations are due by Friday, May 15. Faculty members will be recognized at a virtual staff meeting. It means so much to our faculty and staff to know that you notice their efforts. Please contact Margaret Moran (memoran@fcps.edu) or Sara Dornauer (sadornauer@fcps.edu) with questions.

Yearbook Sales

Yes, we will still have our yearbooks this year!  Our printing was slightly delayed due to the printer being closed.  However, we are on track to have our yearbooks delivered middle to late June.  The yearbook is still on sale for $82! This is a year you won't want to miss, so get your copy now! Visit our website to get yours today! Please purchase a yearbook to remember how the Oakton community came together as a community during this time of need. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at OHSParagon@gmail.com.

 

Interdisciplinary Program Updates (Presentations or Learning) 

The 2019-2020 has been an unprecedented experience for Oakton students and teachers encompassing both a traditional classroom setting, as well as, distance learning during the second semester. This year, instead of our traditional end of year “Presentations of Learning,” we are asking students to complete a Reflection on Learning. These Reflections on Learning will be personalized, reflective virtual presentations through which students will utilize their skills of self-awareness, critical thinking, communication, creativity, and citizenship. 

These will be optional activities that students can use to receive feedback on their expression of these reflections and skills. Oakton students and teachers value end of the year reflection and this project is a way to preserve this important aspect of Oakton’s culture during the 2019-2020 school year.

Oakton students will be given the opportunity to answer a question that is designed to promote thoughtful reflection. Seniors will reflect on how their learning has developed throughout their High School experience. Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors will reflect on their learning specifically in the 2019-2020 school year.

More information about Reflections on Learning can be found on our website

Class of 2020 Information  Senior Survey

SENIORS – Each year, FCPS seniors complete a brief, 8-question survey at the end of their Senior year. The survey is online in Naviance Student and usually takes approximately 5 minutes to complete. This is how Student Services sends the final transcript to the college you are attending.  If you are pursuing employment, military service, career education, a year off, etc., this is how we celebrate you! 

Class of 2020 Teacher Award 

The Class of 2019 began the tradition of awarding a class award to one teacher that made the greatest impact on members of the senior class. Seniors are asked to answer the following question:  Which teacher has had the greatest impact on your life and your experience at Oakton High School over the past four years?  

Seniors can nominate a teacher by logging into the Class of 2020 Google Classroom.  

Yearbook Teacher Shout Out 

Seniors! Do you want to get the chance to say goodbye to some of your teachers? It’s important to show appreciation to your teachers for adapting their curriculum to online learning. Send one of your teachers a shout out in the Yearbook to say "thanks" for the last four years. Go to https://forms.gle/iypa11z2qBYjhamu9 to submit your message today! Submissions will close on Thursday, May 14. 

The Center - Student Tutors

The Center is open for business!  Our student tutors are ready to help any student in any subject.  Students who would like to schedule a tutoring session should scan the QR code below.  This flyer will also be posted in grade level google classrooms for students to access.  

 

PTSA News and Information

We hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day weekend.  It was a beautiful day and it's so nice to see the flowers blooming, even though the pollen count is making everyone sneeze!! 

  • May PTSA Meeting - Our next PTSA Meeting is Tuesday, May 19 at 7pm online LIVE! Everyone is welcome and you don't have to be a PTSA member to join us. We will have election results and another great speaker for that night! Details will be mailed out later this week.
  • Exec Board for 2020-21 - We have a slate of officers (minus a treasurer) and electronic voting details will be sent out later this week.  Here are your nominated officers:
    • President:  Monique Roberts-Rabil
    • Vice President:  Afrika Bell Kathuria 
    • Secretary:  Kumar Pappu
    • Treasurer:  -- OPEN --
  • We need a Treasurer - We cannot have a PTSA without a treasurer.  Read about the responsibilities HERE.  Nominations accepted through Wednesday, May 13th for a Treasurer. Please fill out this form with your interest.
  • Return to Learn Questionnaire Results - FCCPTA sent out a questionnaire for planning “back to school” during this year of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The final results can be found HERE!

Be safe everyone and see you for our last PTSA meeting of the year!!

 

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  Each week I will highlight a few of the opportunities available. However all of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

To modify your membership to our messages (or to add yourself to the Oakton Athletics list!) you can manage your subscription to Oakton HS messages online.

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Principal Updates - Week of May 4

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Dates 

May 1: End of 3rd Quarter

May 4: Start of 4th Quarter

May 4-May 8: Teacher Appreciation Week; Celebrate Your Plan Week 

May 9: SIS ParentVue/Student Vue available resumes

May 25: Memorial Day 

May 29: Last Day for Seniors 

June 12: Last Day for Underclassmen 

Teacher Appreciation Week

This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week!  I want to thank all of our teachers for everything they have done and continue to do for all of our students!  We have an incredible staff at Oakton and would love your help in celebrating them this week!  

Since we are not together we would appreciate it if you could reach out to teachers to celebrate their impact on students!  A simple email of thanks from a student or a parent can be so meaningful for our staff!  

Renovation Update

This week work continues throughout the entire building and campus.  As a reminder, our campus remains entirely closed.  This includes our fields and larger campus.  This is due to both safety concerns surrounding COVID-19 but also concerns around safety due to active construction work zones in all areas.  

Our new main office furniture has begun to be delivered this week and will be installed.  New classroom furniture for the addition was finalized and ordered last week with delivery and installation in July.

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Distance Learning Updates/Resources

Last week we had a successful week of distance learning!  We are excited to keep that momentum going for the coming weeks! 

  • Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.   
  • All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  
  • All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  
  • To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  
Grading Information 

Third Quarter ended on Friday May 1. Both SIS ParentVue and SIS StudentVue will not be available this week as teachers work to finalize grades.  Both will be available again on Saturday May 9. 

We have also posted comprehensive grading information on Oakton’s website, along with a voiceover presentation. 

AP Testing Updates

Monday, May 11 is the first day of AP testing. We want to make sure all students are ready for their exams and are prepared to be successful. Please read to the end of this message for the full schedule of AP exams.

We have prepared an FAQ slide show to answer questions you might have about testing this year. All of this information can also be found on Oakton’s AP testing page. If you are not able to attend your scheduled exam, please contact Ms. Warehime at kjwarehime@fcps.edu.

Spring Cougar Commendations

It’s time for Spring Cougar Commendations. Teachers are in the process of nominating students to be recognized for their achievements in one of the five Fairfax County Portrait of a Graduate attributes. Nominated students will be recognized at a virtual ceremony later this month. In addition, we also have Faculty Cougar Commendations to recognize OHS faculty/staff for their hard work, passion, and innovation. Parents are invited to use this nomination form to recognize a faculty/staff member for their dedication. All nominations are due by Friday, May 15. Faculty members will be recognized at a virtual staff meeting. It means so much to our faculty and staff to know that you notice their efforts. Please contact Margaret Moran (memoran@fcps.edu) or Sara Dornauer (sadornauer@fcps.edu) with questions.

Senior Survey

SENIORS – Each year, FCPS seniors complete a brief, 8-question survey at the end of their Senior year. The survey is online in Naviance Student and usually takes approximately 5 minutes to complete. This is how Student Services sends the final transcript to the college you are attending.  If you are pursuing employment, military service, career education, a year off, etc., this is how we celebrate you! 

Student Services 

School counselors would like to connect with all juniors to discuss their postsecondary plans and steps you can begin now to prepare for the fall.  Students should check their FCPS email for a message from their school counselor about scheduling a virtual session following AP exams.  Juniors may also visit the Oakton School Counseling Site, the FCPS Google Site for Juniors, and Google Classroom for more helpful tips and resources!

The Student Services April newsletter is available here for a recap  of what has been going on in Student Services. This is also a great preview of things to come in the month of May.  Additionally, we encourage both parents and students to visit the distance learning site for resources for each grade level. 

Library Office Hours 

The librarians welcome students to join them for Library Office Hours for help completing research tasks, accessing library resources, and getting book recommendations!

Library Office Hours will be:

  • Tuesdays during Cougar Time (10:30-11:15)

  • Fridays from 11:00am-12:00pm

In Blackboard, select the Oakton HS Library class. Select the Collaborate Ultra button on the left, then select the appropriate session listed, and use the link to the right to sign in and join a library session!

If you need to contact the librarians for help outside of office hours, email them at kmrowley@fcps.edu and rnewland@fcps.edu.  They will get back to you as quickly as they can.

The Center - Student Tutors

The Center is open for business!  Our student tutors are ready to help any student in any subject.  Students who would like to schedule a tutoring session should scan the QR code below.  This flyer will also be posted in grade level google classrooms for students to access.  

 

Celebrate Your Plan - Senior Spotlight

Seniors! We want to #celebrateyourplan. FCPS is starting a county wide campaign to honor the Class of 2020. Starting May 1st they want all FCPS seniors to share their plans for life after high school. Use Twitter, Instagram, Facebook. Don't forget to tag Oakton and #ourFCPS and #celebrateyourplan. You can also share your photos with us here and they may be used in Oakton’s social media.  No matter what your plan is, we want to celebrate you!

If you have decided by Tuesday, May 5 and Thursday, May 7 please wear a college t-shirt to your virtual classes to show us where you are headed!

It’s not just about college so we want everyone to participate – check out the examples below.

  • What are you planning to major in and which college are you planning to attend?
  • What entry level career are you planning to begin and with which company?
  • Why did you plan to do a gap year and with which gap year program?
  • Why are you planning to join the military and with which branch have you signed up?

Do not forget to view this FCPS Google Site for Seniors for helpful information and resources just for seniors and to find out what it means to #celebrateyourplan.

PTSA News and Information
  • May PTSA Meeting - Our next PTSA Meeting is Tuesday, May 19 at 7pm online LIVE! Everyone is welcome and you don't have to be a PTSA member to join us. We will have elections and another great speaker for that night, please RSVP HEREWe need members to make quorum so please join us.

 

ANNOUNCING….The Virtual ANGP Prize Raffle on May 8th, 2020

We have made the decision to cancel ANGP. We are certain the event would have been fantastic, and we share in the disappointment resulting from the necessity of its cancellation. Superintendent Brabrand and Principal Lane have stated that an in-person graduation will not be held on June 4 due to the Governor’s shut-down order.  If a later in-person graduation or an in-person celebration becomes possible, an event can be planned to allow our seniors to celebrate together. Certainly, the Class of 2020 will have a unique graduation story to tell through the years!

We are excited to announce our Virtual ANGP Prize Raffle for all the prizes we currently hold. This raffle is available to all Oakton High School seniors. 

Raffle tickets are $5 for each senior who had not yet purchased an ANGP ticket. Each senior may only have one ticket, so everyone has one chance to win. Any family that purchased an ANGP ticket is receiving their one raffle ticket, so will not need to purchase one. Any family that purchased a sign and made an additional donation with the sign purchase, but did not purchase an ANGP ticket, will be issued a raffle ticket. 

On May 8th we will raffle off the prizes from most expensive to least expensive. The exact time and virtual location of the drawing will be announced soon. Any prize that fits in an envelope will be mailed. Other prizes will have to be picked up from a designated home in a “contactless” pick up. Winners will be notified by email and requested to pick up the prize within one week. After one week, a reminder will be sent to those who have not picked up a prize. If a winner does not respond in the next seven days, the prize will be re-raffled.

Please click on this link to get your raffle ticket: https://oaktonhsptsa.ptboard.com/formvw?store=1512&form=7

 

Class of 2020 Yard Signs - PTSA

We hope that you all are getting through this crazy time with your senior(s) at home. You probably feel like we do, really bummed that our seniors don't get the traditional last few months of public school, where they can enjoy the camaraderie of making after-graduation decisions and dealing with the stresses of so many changes to come.

With so much uncertainty about pretty much everything, we thought we would remind you of your opportunity to celebrate your senior in a very basic, fun way. Our senior yard signs are still available and will be delivered straight to your front yard! Click the link below to purchase yours for $20. We have a limited quantity, so get yours today and don't miss out.

https://oaktonhsptsa.ptboard.com/formvw?store=1512&form=5

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  Each week I will highlight a few of the opportunities available. However all of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

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Principal Updates - Week of April 27

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Renovation Update

Work continues throughout the addition and building!  The auxiliary gym and theatre are the next large spaces set for renovation.  The auxiliary gym is well underway with preparatory work taking place in the auditorium.  

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Distance Learning Updates

This week we are looking forward to resuming our normal distance learning schedule (above).  Last week our teachers worked within Blackboard Collaborate Ultra to secure this platform for all students.  Many teachers were able to successfully transition last week and held their classes as scheduled.  By tomorrow, the remaining classes will resume.  

By the end of today, students should receive a personalized link for each class.  This invite will come through their fcpsschools.net accounts.  All invitation emails will be titled “Blackboard Collaborate Invitee.”  As a result, all invitations to classes may appear in one thread within a student’s email.  That will require them to scroll through the whole link to see all of their invitations.  Once a student has all of their links, they will remain the same for the duration of the year.  

Students are encouraged to view this quick video tutorial to help prepare them for what this will look like from a student view. They can also follow this link for some images of what you will see when you log in. This information and more important tips were posted on the grade level google classroom sites on April 15. 

  • Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.   
  • All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  
  • All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  
  • To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  
Grading Information 

Friday morning detailed grading information was emailed out to the community.  We have also posted that information on Oakton’s website, along with a voiceover presentation. 

Student Services - Stress Less Week Recap 

Last week, we had our virtual stress less week hosted by Oakton Student Services.  In case you missed anything, you can find a quick recap of the week here

Library Office Hours 

The librarians welcome students to join them for Library Office Hours for help completing research tasks, accessing library resources, and getting book recommendations!

Library Office Hours will be:

  • Tuesdays during Cougar Time (10:30-11:15)

  • Fridays from 11:00am-12:00pm

In Blackboard, select the Oakton HS Library class. Select the Collaborate Ultra button on the left, then select the appropriate session listed, and use the link to the right to sign in and join a library session!

If you need to contact the librarians for help outside of office hours, email them at kmrowley@fcps.edu and rnewland@fcps.edu.  They will get back to you as quickly as they can.

Parent Coffee Information

Last week it was great to reconnect with many of our families from the Class of 2020!  If you were unable to join, we have posted the recording on our website for your reference.  

This week we will host a parent coffee for families in grades 9-11.  It will be Thursday morning at 8:00am.  A link will be sent out via eNotify on Wednesday afternoon.  We will record the session and make it available for those that are unable to attend.  

Service Learning Hours - Seniors

Please make sure that you have logged all of your Service Learning Hours into your X2VOL account for approval.

All hours for verification must be submitted no later than May 1st

Hours submitted after May 1st may not properly be reflected on your transcript and may not count for end of year recognition awards.

Detailed directions for how to submit hours can be found on the Class of 2020 google classroom.  

ESOL Resources

This google site was created to best further support our ESOL students and their families.  The site provides translated resources and contact information. We hope you find this resource helpful.

AP Testing Updates

The Oakton AP Testing website has been updated. This website provides you with updated information for the 2020 AP Exams. You will also find an FAQ slide show. Remember that AP Testing will take place online from May 11-22, 2020. Here are also some reminders for your reference.

  • Students do not need to email Ms. Warehime if they are planning to not take an AP Exam.
  • Students cannot opt back in or register for a new AP Exam.
  • We are encouraging students to take their AP Exams.
  • Students are expected to take their AP Exam(s) during May 11-22
  • Students/Parents can reach out to Ms. Warehime beginning June 8, 2020 regarding refunds.

If you have any questions, please contact our AP Testing Coordinator Ms. Warehime at kjwarehime@fcps.edu

Virtual Show Spirit Week - Support Oakton Performing Arts!

This week would have been our opening night for our spring musical, Merrily We Roll Along!  This week is typically celebrated with a “show shirt” spirit week.  Students, Staff, Alumni, and community members are encouraged to participate to show support for our amazing performing arts students!  Tag Oakton theatre on Instagram or Twitter @oaktontheatre and use the #showusyourshowshirt!  

  • Monday = Les Miserables (2017)
  • Tuesday = Titanic (2018) 
  • Wednesday = Catch Me If You Can (2019) 
  • Thursday = Favorite Broadway Shirt

Thank you for all your support in the past.  Our students can’t wait to perform for our community again.

The Center - Student Tutors

The Center is open for business!  Our student tutors are ready to help any student in any subject.  Students who would like to schedule a tutoring session should scan the QR code below.  This flyer will also be posted in grade level google classrooms for students to access.  

 

PTSA News and Information

Yes, we are all tired of being in "time out" and want to go back to the good old days.  No worries, we have a couple of fun things planned for this next month!  Distance learning is slowly coming along, a HUGE THANK YOU to the teachers out there working with our kids!  Hmmm, that's another topic for another day, but please continue to have patience with our teens.

  • April PTSA Meeting - Thank you to everyone who came out for our April PTSA meeting.  We enjoyed Demystifying Dyslexia with our guest speakers Susan Danker and Carla Askew from Reading and Language Learning Center where they helped us to understand and empathize with those dealing with Dyslexia.  We look forward to bringing them back next year for another presentation.
  • PTSA Exec Board Nominations - Are you interested in joining the Exec Board next year?  The nomination form is available HERE and open until Thursday, April 30th.  Yes, it's a quick turnaround and the slate of candidates will be announced on May 2nd. Please contact oaktonhsptsa@gmail.com with any questions.
  • May PTSA Meeting - Our next PTSA Meeting is Tuesday, May 19 at 7pm online LIVE! Everyone is welcome and you don't have to be a PTSA member to join us. We will have elections and another great speaker for that night, please RSVP HEREWe need members to make quorum so please join us.

 

ANNOUNCING….The Virtual ANGP Prize Raffle on May 8th, 2020

We have made the decision to cancel ANGP. We are certain the event would have been fantastic, and we share in the disappointment resulting from the necessity of its cancellation. Superintendent Brabrand and Principal Lane have stated that an in-person graduation will not be held on June 4 due to the Governor’s shut-down order.  If a later in-person graduation or an in-person celebration becomes possible, an event can be planned to allow our seniors to celebrate together. Certainly, the Class of 2020 will have a unique graduation story to tell through the years!

We are excited to announce our Virtual ANGP Prize Raffle for all the prizes we currently hold. This raffle is available to all Oakton High School seniors. 

Raffle tickets are $5 for each senior who had not yet purchased an ANGP ticket. Each senior may only have one ticket, so everyone has one chance to win. Any family that purchased an ANGP ticket is receiving their one raffle ticket, so will not need to purchase one. Any family that purchased a sign and made an additional donation with the sign purchase, but did not purchase an ANGP ticket, will be issued a raffle ticket. 

On May 8th we will raffle off the prizes from most expensive to least expensive. The exact time and virtual location of the drawing will be announced soon. Any prize that fits in an envelope will be mailed. Other prizes will have to be picked up from a designated home in a “contactless” pick up. Winners will be notified by email and requested to pick up the prize within one week. After one week, a reminder will be sent to those who have not picked up a prize. If a winner does not respond in the next seven days, the prize will be re-raffled.

Please click on this link to get your raffle ticket: https://oaktonhsptsa.ptboard.com/formvw?store=1512&form=7

 

Class of 2020 Yard Signs - PTSA

We hope that you all are getting through this crazy time with your senior(s) at home. You probably feel like we do, really bummed that our seniors don't get the traditional last few months of public school, where they can enjoy the camaraderie of making after-graduation decisions and dealing with the stresses of so many changes to come.

With so much uncertainty about pretty much everything, we thought we would remind you of your opportunity to celebrate your senior in a very basic, fun way. Our senior yard signs are still available and will be delivered straight to your front yard! Click the link below to purchase yours for $20. We have a limited quantity, so get yours today and don't miss out.

https://oaktonhsptsa.ptboard.com/formvw?store=1512&form=5

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  Each week I will highlight a few of the opportunities available. However all of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

Great Information for Parents about Reducing Anxiety

Learn from a leading expert how to reduce the anxiety for your family, and yourself, during this challenging time. View the presentation provided by The StudyPro of Dr. Jonathan Dalton, Founder of the Center for Anxiety and Behavioral Change, titled Master the Pandemic: 3 Essential Strategies to Ease Kids' Fears. (Tip: Place your cursor on the webinar screen to be able to adjust the sound through the speaker icon that is displayed in the lower right corner.) There are additional videos featuring Dr. Dalton discussing anxiety at the bottom of his practice's website.

 

Need help looking towards the future? Take a Virtual College Tour

YouVisit offers virtual tours of over 600 colleges right from your living room. This is a great way for students to begin exploring future secondary education options that may be right for them.

 

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

To modify your membership to our messages (or to add yourself to the Oakton Athletics list!) you can manage your subscription to Oakton HS messages online.

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Principal Updates - Week of April 20

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Renovation Update

The new Performing Arts addition is now underway!  The area has been fenced off and the initial work needed to prepare the ground for building has begun.  This is going to be added across from Door 5 in what is now the main parking lot.

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Distance Learning Plan

As updates become available, I will send out a communication.  

Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.   

All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  

All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  

To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  

ESOL Resources

This google site was created to best further support our ESOL students and their families.  The site provides translated resources and contact information. We hope you find this resource helpful.

AP Testing Updates

The Oakton AP Testing website has been updated. This website provides you with updated information for the 2020 AP Exams. You will also find an FAQ slide show. Remember that AP Testing will take place online from May 11-22, 2020. Here are also some reminders for your reference.

  • Students do not need to email Ms. Warehime if they are planning to not take an AP Exam.
  • Students cannot opt back in or register for a new AP Exam.
  • We are encouraging students to take their AP Exams.
  • Students are expected to take their AP Exam(s) during May 11-22
  • Students/Parents can reach out to Ms. Warehime beginning June 8, 2020 regarding refunds.

If you have any questions, please contact our AP Testing Coordinator Ms. Warehime at kjwarehime@fcps.edu

The Center - Student Tutors

The Center is open for business!  Our student tutors are ready to help any student in any subject.  Students who would like to schedule a tutoring session should scan the QR code below.  This flyer will also be posted in grade level google classrooms for students to access.  

 

Stress Less Week

This week Oakton counselors will be spearheading a virtual version of our Stress Less Week!  Each day we will have a theme and corresponding recommended activity. We hope that everyone takes a moment to take a deep breath and reduce stress! 

Here is our tip for Mindful Monday!

Close your eyes. Breathe in through your nose as you slowly count to five. Exhale through your mouth and count to five slowly. Repeat. This is called box breathing. A technique used to help you relax, and bring your breath back down to a normal rate. It is simple to use and can be done anywhere. Students can check out the Cougar’s Chill Spot for more mindfulness techniques.  More resources can be found in Google Classroom and our school counseling website. #OHStilLearning

Week at a Glance:  

Thoughtful Tuesday/Wellness Wednesday/Thankful Thursday/Furry Friends (Pets) Friday 

Parent Information PTSA News:

Welcome back to virtual school!  We hope everyone enjoyed our virtual Spring Break!  We look forward to seeing everyone at our next meeting online because you should be staying home!!

  • April PTSA Meeting - Our next PTSA Meeting is ONLINE Tuesday, April 21 at 7pm.  Our Parent Education topic is Demystifying Dyslexia and our guest speakers will be Susan Danker and Carla Askew, Dyslexia Specialists.  Dial in details will be sent out Monday afternoon. Everyone is welcome and you don't have to be a PTSA member to join us!  Don't forget your snacks! RSVP HERE!

Class of 2020 Yard Signs - PTSA

We hope that you all are getting through this crazy time with your senior(s) at home. You probably feel like we do, really bummed that our seniors don't get the traditional last few months of public school, where they can enjoy the camaraderie of making after-graduation decisions and dealing with the stresses of so many changes to come.

With so much uncertainty about pretty much everything, we thought we would remind you of your opportunity to celebrate your senior in a very basic, fun way. Our senior yard signs are still available and will be delivered straight to your front yard! Click the link below to purchase yours for $20. We have a limited quantity, so get yours today and don't miss out.

https://oaktonhsptsa.ptboard.com/formvw?store=1512&form=5

Class of 2020 Parent Coffee 

This Wednesday, April 22, we will be hosting a parent coffee for senior parents at 8am.  We will answer your questions and provide up-to-date information as it relates to the Class of 2020.  I will send a link to the virtual session on Tuesday evening via eNotify.  Additional parent coffees will be scheduled for parents of families in grades 9-11.  

Parent Resources

FCPS has compiled a list of mental health resources that you may find beneficial.  Each week I will highlight a few of the opportunities available. However all of the resources can be accessed here at any time.  Mental health resources and emergency services information can be found here.  

30 Minute Consultation with a FCPS Clinician

Any FCPS parent may schedule a 30-minute phone consultation with a school psychologist or school social worker, for either themselves or their middle or high school student. 

This consultation provides an opportunity for parents to receive guidance on how to support their child’s emotional well-being during their time away from school. Student consultations will provide support and strategies to students who may be experiencing difficulties with anxiety, mood, behavior, or peer or family interactions during this unprecedented and challenging time.  Information about community resources will also be made available. Parents can schedule a phone consultation online

This service is not intended for mental health emergencies.  If an emergency is suspected or indicated, please call 911. Additionally, students and families can access mental health support online if there is a crisis of emergency during the time of the closure.

Kognito

The Kognito Friend2Friend module is open to all high school students (currently 10th graders see this as part of their health curriculum).  Students would need to create an account at: https://fairfaxhealth.kognito.com/   and then they are able to access  multiple trainings available suitable for students and families, all at no cost, on the Kognito site.

Try a Yoga or Meditation Class

EkhartYoga is helping people cope during these stressful times. They are offering anyone 12 free yoga and meditation classes, specifically designed to help relieve stress and anxiety. No payment details are required to sign up and join classes.

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

To modify your membership to our messages (or to add yourself to the Oakton Athletics list!) you can manage your subscription to Oakton HS messages online.

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Principal Updates - Week of April 13

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Be sure to follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/OaktonHS), Twitter (@OaktonHS), and Instagram @oaktonhs!  Visit our Oakton Accolades page to see our latest student accomplishments.  

Important Upcoming Dates

April 14 - Distance Learning Begins

April 14-17 - Virtual Spirit Week 

April 24 - End of 3rd Quarter 

Renovation Update

Renovation has continued to move along as construction is considered an essential business.  The main entrance and the new addition is nearing completion.  If you drive past, you will notice considerable work happening throughout the campus.  Check out Twitter or Instagram for the latest pictures.  

Please visit our website for more information on the scope of the renovation and the renderings of what the building will look like when completed. 

General Information   Distance Learning Plan

Tomorrow is the day!  We are launching our distance learning plan officially on Tuesday April 14.  We are excited to reconnect with our students again on a regular basis. Please remember this is new for all of us, it will take adjustments.  The staff are excited for their virtual classrooms, but know this will be a learning curve for all. We cannot possibly replicate face-to-face instruction, but we are trying to find ways to engage students in learning in this new format.  

Important resources regarding the distance learning plan can be found here.  This includes the schedule and other resources students can use to prepare.  

All school closure resources for Oakton High School can be found here.  

All school closure updates and resources for FCPS can be found here.  

To better keep in touch with students during this time, information will routinely be posted on the Class level google classrooms.  

Finally, to show Oakton students how much we care, we worked on a little project.  Check out our "We Miss you Oakton" video!  

Office Hours 

Staff office hours will be posted on individual teacher blackboard sites and google classrooms.  To help students keep track, we have created a template to help them with both their synchronous sessions and office hours.  This template can only be accessed with students logging into their fcpsschools.net accounts.  

Next Steps

A comprehensive communication will be forthcoming this week regarding final grade calculations and attendance.  I will also be sending along an updated FAQ document.   I want to stress again how important it is that all students engage in distance learning.  Our focus will be on preparing students for their progressive course levels in the fall.  Next week we will plan a virtual parent coffee to check in and answer any remaining questions you may have.  We will continue to have town hall meetings for students as well.  

 

Virtual Spirit Week

We are #OHSTogether!  We are looking for the whole community to participate in our virtual spirit week.  Post your pictures on social media using the hashtag so we can spread Cougar spirit far and wide!  

Parent Information Class of 2020 Yard Signs - PTSA

We hope that you all are getting through this crazy time with your senior(s) at home. You probably feel like we do, really bummed that our seniors don't get the traditional last few months of public school, where they can enjoy the camaraderie of making after-graduation decisions and dealing with the stresses of so many changes to come.

With so much uncertainty about pretty much everything, we thought we would remind you of your opportunity to celebrate your senior in a very basic, fun way. Our senior yard signs are still available and will be delivered straight to your front yard! Click the link below to purchase yours for $20. We have a limited quantity, so get yours today and don't miss out.

https://oaktonhsptsa.ptboard.com/formvw?store=1512&form=5

FCPS Cares

Do you know an Oakton High School or FCPS employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way or goes beyond what is expected?  If so, then click here to share with everyone. 

How to Modify or Unsubscribe to the Newsletter

To modify your membership to our messages (or to add yourself to the Oakton Athletics list!) you can manage your subscription to Oakton HS messages online.

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Attendance: (703) 319-2727 | Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram

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