O'Dea High School

Welcome to the O’Dea High School Class of 2024 page!

O’Dea appreciates all of the hard work you have contributed over the past four years and we hope this page will help you enjoy this exciting time that is approaching while staying organized and well-informed. Please check back frequently for updates as events approach. Questions? Contact Eamon Sylvester. Go Irish!

Please note: O’Dea graduates will have access to their O’Dea office 365 account and data through August of their graduating year and are responsible for backing up their data prior to September 1st. 

Updated 5/28/2024

Important Dates & Information:

May 3, 2024: Mother & Son Blessing & Brunch – 9:30-Noon, Benaroya Hall

May 3, 2024: Senior Prom – Prom Guest Form, Prom Tickets

May 24, 2024: Last Day of Classes for Seniors

May 28, 2024: Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal & Alumni/Senior Brotherhood Luncheon 8:10AM-1:30PM

May 29, 2024: Baccalaureate Mass 1:00PM, St. James Cathedral

May 29, 2024: Class of 2024 Graduation, 7:00PM, Town Hall Seattle

May 29, 2024: Senior Escape All-Nighter, 10:00PM-5:00AM

May 30, 2024: Senior Diploma Pick-Up, 5:00AM

Mother & Son Blessing & Brunch

May 3, 2024

Benaroya Hall
200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101

  • Doors will open at 9:30AM with the program beginning promptly at 10:00AM.
  • Attendance is mandatory, there will be no school for seniors that day.
  • Mass attire (white shirt and O’Dea tie), khakis or dress pants.
  • Free parking vouchers will be provided at the brunch.
  • Enter the Benaroya parking garage on Second Avenue, just south of Union Street.
  • Maximum vehicle height is 6’8″.
  • Complimentary EV charging is provided while parked at Benaroya Hall.
  • This event is free of charge, includes a continental brunch, a blessing from Father Ryan.
  • If your mother is ill, absent, or not present, please contact Mr. Sylvester.
Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal & Alumni/Senior Brotherhood Luncheon

May 28, 2024

Senior Arrival Time: 8:00AM in the O’Dea Gym

  • Rehearsal will begin promptly at 8:10AM in the gymnasium.
  • All seniors must be present at practice to walk in graduation.
  • Appearance code is Mass attire (white dress shirt, maroon/gold tie, dress pants or khakis).
  • At the conclusion of graduation rehearsal, students will walk as a class to the Washington Athletic Club.

Alumni/Senior Class Brotherhood Luncheon

  • Lunch is free of charge.
  • At the conclusion of lunch, students are dismissed.
  • Seniors will receive their tickets for Graduation at the conclusion of the luncheon.
Baccalaureate Mass

May 29, 2024

St. James Cathedral
804 9th Ave, Seattle, WA

Senior Arrival Time: 11:30AM in the O’Dea Gym

  • Families are welcome to attend Baccalaureate Mass.
  • Seating will be first-come, first-served.
  • Doors to St. James Cathedral will open at 12:00PM (Noon).
  • Baccalaureate Mass will be livestreamed & recorded.
  • Students must be dressed in Mass attire and dress shoes, a full cap, gown, and tassel unit.
Class of 2024 Graduation

May 29, 2024

Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA

Senior Arrival Time: 5:30PM in the O’Dea Gym

  • Each graduate will receive six (6) tickets for family and friends to attend. There are no extra tickets available.
  • Graduation will be live-streamed.
  • Admittance is by ticket only and doors to Town Hall will be open at 6:00PM. No one will be admitted early.
  • Seniors need to line up in the O’Dea gym, dressed in Mass Attire, dress shoes, cap, tassel and gown at 5:30PM.
  • Caps and gowns may not be modified or decorated.
  • Leis may be worn at the conclusion of graduation.
  • O’Dea will not validate parking at Cabrini for this event.
  • For more information on Town Hall Seattle’s parking and directions, click here.
  • ADA seating is available by request. Please contact Mr. Sylvester as soon as possible.
Senior Escape All-Nighter & Diploma Pick-Up

May 29, 2024

Senior Arrival Time: 10:00PM in the O’Dea Gym

  • This may be the last time they are all together as a class and their last O’Dea bus ride! Spend the evening having fun with your O’Dea brothers.
  • Graduates will not be able to use their phones during the party.
  • Relaxed dress is appropriate for the party and closed-toe shoes are required.
  • In the event of an emergency, parents can contact 206-923-7533 to reach their son during the party.
  • It is recommended that parents pick up their son at 5:30AM at O’Dea. It is not recommended that they drive or that their cars be left in the parking lot overnight. We are not responsible for any theft or damage to cars.

Diploma Pick-Up

  • During the Graduation Ceremony, students will receive a diploma cover only.
  • Diplomas will be given to students following the All-Nighter Party only if all tuition and fees are current.
  • Athletic uniforms must be turned in by Tuesday, May 28th at 2:00PM to their respective coach or Coach Kohler. After that time, there will be a hold placed on their diploma.
  • No uniforms may be taken to the Main Office.
  • Any academic failures will result in a hold placed on their diploma.