There will be a Tailgate on Friday, October 30th prior to the senior night Varsity Football game and the Senior Court reveal will take place during the halftime show that evening.
The Homecoming dance is now scheduled for Saturday, November 7th from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Tickets will be sold at lunches on November 4th, 5th, and 6th, and students who purchased tickets for this weekend’s dance will be able to use those for the November 7th dance.
There will be a Spirit Week that week leading up to the dance. Information about the spirit days and events are forthcoming. We can’t wait to continue our Homecoming events into the next month! Go Cougars!
Over the next few weeks, there are a few changes to the regular schedule.
Friday, October 9
Student holiday and teacher work day
Monday, October 12
Wednesday, October 14
PSAT (10th and 11th grade), PSAT 8/9 (9th grade), Candidates’ Day (12th grade); this day will have a two hour early release schedule, and students will not attend their regular scheduled classes
On Wednesday, October 14, students in grades 9 – 11 will take either the PSAT or the PSAT 8/9. Students will be dismissed at 12:55 pm.
9th grade students will take the PSAT 8/9. Exams are paid for by FCPS.
10th and 11th grade students will take the PSAT. 11th graders who wish to take the exam and have it scored must pay a $17 fee. Sophomores’ exams are paid for by FCPS.
If you have any questions, please email Martha Rodeheaver, Assessment Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updating Student Records
Parents can update this information through their FCPS 24/7 (Blackboard) account using the @WeCare link.
You need to update the Emergency Care information using @WeCare. Once you update this information, our student records specialist will receive a notification and will update the information in our Student Information System (SIS).
The Center's first Academic Airways flight is taking off on Monday October 5th!!! The Center will be open all Cougar Times, after school on Wednesdays, and all lunches on Fridays! Study groups also start this Wednesday.
Order the 2016 Yearbook
Save your memories of the 2015-2016 school year by purchasing your copy of the 2016 Paragon yearbook before it's too late! Books now cost $70, but prices will increase beginning January 1st. Simply visit www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter our school code #4770 to reserve yours today! Please email Mrs. Glaser at email@example.com if you have any questions!
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Practice SAT/ACT Saturday, October 24 offered by PTSA & Kaplan
Kaplan is offering a practice SAT/ACT on Saturday, October 24, from 8am – 12noon at OHS. Scores will only be provided to the student’s family and will be available 10 – 14 days afterwards. Registration is only $15 and can be completed by visiting http://kaplan.formstack.com/forms/oakton. All proceeds will go to the OHS PTSA. If you have any questions, please feel free contact Kaplan Program Manager, Nick Cunningham at Nickoli.Cunningham@kaplan.com or 571-606-1689. Don’t miss out on this terrific opportunity!
Oakton DECA Seeking Help From Local BusinessesOakton DECA is seeking businesses willing to allow a select group of DECA students to conduct a research study about the engagement level of employees at your business. The students will then prepare a proposal for how your company can enhance its employee engagement strategy. firstname.lastname@example.org, Angie Gutenson email@example.com, or Michael Green firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proposal to Install Interior Security Cameras at OHSOakton High School is considering installing video cameras in some common areas of the school, including all upper and lower hallways, cafeteria, gym lobby, and all major entrances. For full details, please visit: , and respond with an email to email@example.com.