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Watch Live Video from 2011 Upward Classic on iHigh!

Dec 27, 2011 • 4th Annual Upward Classic
The Upward Classic Basketball Tournament, along with, the Global Youth Network, announced today that basketball fans around the world can view live video from the 4th Annual Upward Classic. More

O'Connell Beats the Heat

May 10, 2010 • Bishop Denis J. O'Connell
Bishop O'Connell beats Tori Finucane's heat, claims seventh straight WCAC title By Alan Goldenbach Washington Post Staff Writer More

O'Connell Happy to Stay Busy

May 4, 2010 • Bishop Denis J. O'Connell
O'Connell benefits from its busy schedule By Alan Goldenbach and Jason Mackey Washington Post Staff Writer More

O'Connell's Wild Win

May 3, 2010 • Bishop Denis J. O'Connell
O'Connell rallies for a wild 14-13 win over No. 3 Good Counsel By Preston Williams Washington Post Staff Writer More

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Catholic High Schools Bringing Students from Far and Near to Attend 2015 ...

Jan 21, 2015 • The Cardinal Newman Society
A total of 350 teenagers from Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School in Arlington, Va., will participate in the Arlington Diocese Rally on Thursday morning before congregating on the National Mall. The school estimates that an additional 70 students ... More

Keith Cappo Hired as Women's Soccer Assistant Coach

Jul 17, 2014 • Temple University Athletics
From 2004 until 2006, Cappo served as an assistant boy's coach at Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School and Thomas A. Edison High School in Arlington, Virginia prior to moving back to the Philadelphia area. He then served an assistant boy's coach at ... More

Op-Ed: O'Connell Students, Alumni Deserve Answers

Apr 29, 2012 •
The following op-ed was submitted to Clarendon Patch last week. Links and photo added by Patch. After the controversial decision this month to fire a highly respected member of the Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School faculty, the administration has ... More

Catholic Education Honor Roll Announced

Sep 15, 2014 • The Cardinal Newman Society
The 2014 Schools of Excellence are located in 26 states, with the largest number (eight) located in Pennsylvania, followed by Texas and Michigan, each with six, and Virginia with five. The Acton Institute founded the Catholic High School Honor Roll in ... More

Boston College Football 2014: Kam Moore, DB/RB

Jul 2, 2014 • Soaring to Glory
The Boston College Eagles football staff thinks they might have found a diamond in the rough in two-way 2014 newcomer Kam Moore. Moore, who comes to Chestnut Hill from near our nation's capital in Arlington, Virginia, was a safety for Bishop O'Connell ... More

Editorial: Remembering on Memorial Day

May 21, 2014 • Virginia Connection Newspapers
Since Memorial Day 2013, with military operations winding down in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced the deaths of two military service members from Virginia. Army Sgt. Lyle D. Turnbull, 31, of Norfolk, died Oct. 18, 2013 in Kuwait, from ... More

A Local Life: Syd Albrittain, 82, low-key developer in Northern Va.

Jul 28, 2012 • Washington Post
Ten years ago, when Arlington County's Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School wanted to acknowledge Mr. Albrittain's $1 million gift by naming its new academic support center for him, he demurred. He wanted no public thanks or attention. In his business ... More

A historic orphanage becomes history itself

Jun 26, 2013 • Washington Post
27-28. E-mail, or call Larry Felter at 703-620-4793. Bishop Denis J. O'Connell Class of 1963 — Oct. 11-13. Contact Kathy Meade at or visit Oakton (Vienna) High Class of ... More

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