O'Dea High School

Fighting Irish are STATE CHAMPIONS!

Posted December 2, 2017

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O’Dea’s longtime coach, Monte Kohler, gets another victory shower – 22 years later in 38-11 title win over Rainier Beach.

The 33-year O’Dea High School football coach with the second-most wins in state history behind one Tumwater legend was doused as the final seconds ticked off the clock in a 38-11 victory over Rainier Beach for the 3A state title on Friday in the Tacoma Dome.

Click HERE to read the full article in The News Tribune!

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O’Dea Student collects 18,000 lbs of food for Northwest Harvest!

Posted November 22, 2017

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Four years and more than 18,000 pounds of donated food – it’s quite the legacy high school student Sam Catherall is leaving behind.

When he began as a freshman at O’Dea High School, he collected more than 1,000 pounds of canned food for his school food drive, which is part of Home Team Harvest, the largest food drive in the state.

As a sophomore, he gathered more than 1,500 pounds. Junior year, about 2,500 pounds. This year, he wanted to hit 5,000 pounds.

Click HERE To see the full story on King5 News. Congratulations, Sam! And thank you to the rest of O’Dea High School that together brought in nearly 4,700 lbs of food this year. That’s a total of 18,000 lbs donated to Northwest Harvest just this year! 

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Parker D’Anna named Seahawks Athlete of the Week

Posted November 17, 2017

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Congratulations to O’Dea senior, Parker D’Anna, on being named the CenturyLink Athlete of the Week for his performance against Mercer Island in the first round of the State Tournament. The Seahawks came to O’Dea and presented Parker with a $1,000 grant to O’Dea’s athletic department, a customized football, and a customized 2017 Seahawks jersey.  Parker will also be recognized on the field at the December 3rd Sunday Night Football game vs. the Philadelphia Eagles. Congratulations, Parker! Click HERE to view the full article on the Seahawks website.

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Safe Schools Leadership Conference

Posted November 14, 2017

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Five O’Dea Gentlemen recently attended Impact!, a Safe Schools Student Leadership Conference at Seattle University.  This conference was led by members of the Anti-Defamation League of Seattle, with the assistance of several local organizations.  Kila Robinson ’20, Matae Hollins ’18, Jack Irwin ’19, Matthew Suk ’19 and Camilo Cerna ’20 collaborated with students from 25 schools in the greater Seattle area to discuss, define and compose solutions to combating biases, hate, stereotypes and bullying within an educational environment.  Each of these fine young men learned valuable lessons, strategies and solutions to share with the staff and students of O’Dea High School.

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Congratulations Fighting Irish for Signing Letters of Intent!

Posted November 8, 2017

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Congratulations to our very own Fighting Irish for signing their National Letters of Intent to play at the collegiate level. From left to right:

Benjamin Larson – Gonzaga University, Baseball
Johan Telkamp – Whittier College, Soccer
Russell Nickerson – Whittier College, Soccer
Samuel Dracobly – Navy, Lacrosse
Cole Daninger – Rutgers University, Lacrosse

The O’Dea community is proud of you. GO IRISH!

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