Junior 1 month ago Overall Experience Report. Things like the implementation of project based learning experiences and the capstone projects are very helpful despite being considered a pain by many of the students. Overall, Oakton’s academics seem to have an immense focus on business education, thus there are many options available for business classes. I enjoy the diversity and the friendly administrative staff at Oakton, but it also has an unbreakable culture for overloading on APs, therefore, there is always high demands set on entering students by the atmosphere at the school. One of the reasons why I think that my school is academic is Capstone project. Is the Capstone worth it? Junior 9 months ago Overall Experience Report.
In addition to their own class, students presented in front of College Board employees who worked on developing the AP Capstone program as well as Department of Education employees. However, I wish that some would just help students one to one and not intimidate them. Amy Dai 11 says that the field trip was different from her expectations. Senior 6 months ago Overall Experience Report. My experience was okay overall. Senior 8 months ago Overall Experience Report.
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AP Capstone, a class offered to juniors and seniors, is a two-year research intensive caapstone that allows for students to research many topics of their interest. Hovanec teaches the first year of the program and Mr.
After presenting their projects, students ate at a food court and then went back to Oakton High School through metro. Close Back to Article. Junior 4 months ago Overall Experience Report.
But the school culture taken into a complete perspective is creative and very realistic; thoroughly prepares students xapstone college and work. There are a lot of cultures in our school; one of my favorites is culture festival where you can experience diversity of our school and lots of culture shows.
Academically speaking Oakton is a good school and has various programs and projects which are helpful for college readiness.
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Oakton High School is a strong acedimic school. Additionally, we present our research on PoL presentation of learning and EoL Exhibition of learning which are held once in a year. The construction going on right now is also a pain, and it has schoool my junior and senior experience especially worse. My teachers inspired me to do so much and supported me academically and porject.
Senior 6 months ago Overall Experience Report. One of the reasons why I think that my school is academic is Capstone project. They are now done with part of their AP Exam, and are moving on to the next part, which is individual research and presentations. Home Staff About Submit a Letter. Everything else at the school is quite mundane and nothing out of the ordinary; bad school food, good and bad teachers, ever-changing restroom and retake policies etc. The environment is very safe and secure for the students.
The presentation topics were on prison reform, mental health, human trafficking, the South China Sea dispute, genetic modification, and school choice. Juniors Combat Capdtone Week. Some pros include that students strive for the best, are ambitious, and the tough academics of the school nigh promising for college preparedness.
Waxman teaches the second year of the program. Oakton High School is acknowledged and praised for being one of the only schools in Fairfax County for having the class. Is the Capstone worth it? Most of the teachers at Oakton are very kind and open with their students. The Castone of Yet. Senior 1 month ago Overall Experience Report. And prepared me for college. Senior 7 months ago Overall Experience Report.
This past week, the first-year students got the opportunity to share the research they have been doing since early January schokl the Department of Education on February 24th. Parent 9 months ago Overall Experience Report. However, I wish that some would just help students one to one and not intimidate them. Senior 4 months ago Overall Experience Report. We can share our presentation and some thoughts to teachers, parents or other students.