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Holiday Assistance

Thank you for your wonderful donations over the past few weeks! As Winter Break is almost upon us, we are still in need of some gift cards to Target, Walmart, Giant or Safeway. We are also still collecting food donations as well. Donations can be dropped off with Pam Burke in the Gold Office or at the following events:
  • Monday, December 15 – Choral “Sounds of the Season” Concert, Oakton Auditorium @ 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 16 – Girl’s Basketball Game at Home @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 17 – Band Holiday Concert, Oakton Auditorium @ 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 18 – Orchestra Winter Concert, Auditorium @ 7:00 p.m.

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Parent Curriculum Night

Save the date!! Thursday, January 15th will be our Parent Curriculum Night. This event is for parents only. The Rising Freshmen will be visited by the counselors at their middle schools on a later date. The Electives Showcase begins at 6:00 PM in the Cafeteria. Special Education will meet in the Library from 6:30 - 7:00 PM. The Rising 9th grade Parent Presentation will begin at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. All other course information will be in the Cafeteria and Auxiliary Gym.

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Winter Break Hours

Happy Holidays from Oakton High School! The office will be closed the week of December 22 but we will be open December 29-31 from 9 am – 2 pm.


The Counseling office will be closed during Winter Break. The Counselors will be on break and the computer system will be shut down for maintenance for the duration of the Winter Break. Please be aware that we will not have the ability to print out the most recent student information or transcripts during this time. Have a wonderful and restful Winter Break!!

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The upcoming holidays will be here before you know it. To make holiday travels easier on you, please start sending your notes for prearranged absences in now for November and December, regardless of the amount of time. The information will be entered in your child’s attendance record, and you will not have to worry about calling the absences in to the attendance line.


Oakton PTSA

Oakton has a very active PTSA. We meet 8 times each school year and work closely with Dr. Banbury and his staff to address issues of interest to the parent community so that we can do our part to help make Oakton HS a great learning environment for our growing children. Through your membership support, we are able to accomplish a great deal. If you are not a member, please join by visiting our website linked below:

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congratulations Chorus!

Senior chorus member, John Ferri, has been selected to participate in two prestigious Honor Choirs.

Congratulations to the following students whose audition scores qualified them for participation in the 2014 District XII Chorus event to be held at Herndon High School in February!


  • Attendance (703) 319-2727

  • Attendance Fax (703) 319-2708

  • Main Office (703) 319-2700

  • Main Office Fax (703) 319-2797

  • Counseling Office (703) 319-2800

  • School Security (571) 423-2000


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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 and enter our school code #4770 to reserve yours today! Please email Mrs. Glaser at if you have any questions!



Theatre Arts Department Presents

OHS Theatre Arts department will be presenting RADIUM GIRLS by D.W Gregory from Thursday December 4th – Saturday December 6th.
In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie (Laura Branton) an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious disease. (Stephanie Morrison, Jessica Dallessandro) Inspired by a true story, Radium Girls traces the efforts of Grace Fryer (Veronica Silva), a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. Her chief adversary is her former employer, Arthur Roeder,(Rob Condas) an idealistic man who cannot bring himself to believe that the same element that shrinks tumors could have anything to do with the terrifying rash of illnesses among his employees. As the case goes on, however, Grace finds herself battling not just with the U.S. Radium Corporation, but with her own family and friends,(Britney Halterman, Zac Branciforte) who fear that her campaign for justice will backfire.


With Ryan Holcombe, Gunnar Michael, Hannah Isakowitz, Grant Seastream, Madeline Doane Aline Dolinh, Eryn Cooper and many, many more.


Tickets are $10.00 at the door.


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