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Midterm Schedule

To help alleviate the number of assessments students have on a given day, Oakton has implemented a midterm schedule.

The schedule is as follows:
January 22-23 – classes in the following departments: math, social studies, CTE, fine and performing arts, health/PE, and basic skills. January 26-27 – classes in the following departments: science, English, world languages, ESOL, and AVID


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2hr Early Release Schedule

Early Release 2015
Next Friday, January 30th, and the following Monday, February 2nd, will both be student holidays. The 3rd quarter will begin on Tuesday, February 3rd.

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Junior parent night

Counselors will be meeting with parents of juniors to discuss the college application process. This meeting will be held on Thursday, February 5th from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Room locations will be announced soon. Please contact your student’s counselor if you have any additional questions.

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All Night graduation party - senior parents

Register your Senior for the All Night Grad Party TODAY! This is a very special evening, the night of Graduation, held at the school, and offers a fun and safe environment for our graduates to celebrate. The registration fee is $75 but if you sign up now, you save $20!! Early registration also gives your child an extra $5,000 in Cougar Cash for the night of the event!


Oakton PTSA

No doubt everyone is familiar with the phrase “You can’t please all of the people all of the time.” Your PTSA is trying to do just that by offering the first DAYTIME meeting in quite a few years. For those parents who have a hard time attending 7 pm meetings, we are hosting our Wednesday, February 4, meeting in the school’s library at 10 am. The meeting will begin at 10 am with a 30-minute session of casual conversation with the administration, immediately followed by the official meeting. If this February’s meeting is well attended, more daytime meetings will be considered next school year.

The topic of discussion for February’s official meeting will be “Exhibition of Learning.” If your student participated in past EOLs, please come with your input and constructive criticism. If your student is new to OHS, come and discover what the evenings are about and why parent participation ensures a successful experience for the participants.

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Financial aid nights- Rescheduled

On February 19th, Oakton High School will host a FAFSA Night for our seniors. We will have financial aid experts from College Board and General Dynamics on hand to help our seniors complete their FAFSA form and CSS Profile in the WAC Lab and Library. A handout is attached to this KIT with the documents that you need to bring with you that evening. By the end of the evening you will be able to submit your application for financial aid.
The Financial Planning Night for K-12 families will be held on April 14th. On that evening, we will have resources applicable to parents of students from elementary school through high school on how to make the most of your college savings.


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2015 Yearbook Sales!

Save your memories of the 2014-2015 school year by purchasing your copy of the 2015 Paragon yearbook now. Books currently range between $70-$77 and include a free copy of Oakton's literary magazine, but prices will go up after December 31st! Simply visit www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter our school code #4770 to reserve yours today! Please email Mrs. Glaser at jaglaser@fcps.edu if you have any questions!





Middle School Volleyball Camp

Oakton HS volleyball camps focus on developing technique through repetition and game like situations. Our goal is to provide a fun environment and prepare campers to play at the high school level. Campers will be taught by coaches with experience coaching at the high school level and travel volleyball in the area and current student athletes at Oakton High School. The camp runs from Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 10 from 6-9 pm at Oakton High School. The camp is limited to 48 players to ensure each camper gets maximum individual attention. The deadline for signing up is May 31st. If you are interested in signing up please contact Coach Dan Courain at djcourain@fcps.edu.



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