Upcoming Reunions

Calling all reunion organizers!

Learn how DJO can support your reunion efforts and assist with class lists, giveaway swag, banners, and communication. Please contact Chris Edmonds '89, Associate Director of Alumni Relations at cedmonds@bishopoconnell.org.

Planned 2024 Reunions

Class of 1964 – A 60-year reunion is in the early planning stages and the target date is in October.

Class of 1965 - will have their annual gathering on September 28, from 4pm to 7pm, at Samuel Beckett's Irish Pub in Arlington.   

Class of 1974 – will reunite for their 50-year reunion on the weekend of October 11 – 13. More information to follow.

 2024 Class Reunions - Calling all classes ending in 4 and 9, this is your year to celebrate and gather. 

For planning purposes, the 2024 Homecoming football game is on October 26 vs. Archbishop Carroll High School at 1:00pm.  Join us at the homecoming tent for a picnic, games, and prizes.  Help cheer our Knights to victory!


2023 Reunion Recaps 

Class of 1963 - On October 3 and 4, the Class of 1963 and their guests celebrated their 60-year reunion at The Westin Hotel National Harbor in Maryland. The highlights of the two-day event were a fun and very well-attended “Meet and Greet” on Tuesday, including a visit by O’Connell’s Head of School, Bill Crittenberger. The reunion party continued the next day with alumni enjoying all that The National Harbor had to offer on a beautiful autumn day. The big event Wednesday night included a wonderful seated dinner, conversation, and many great memories.

1963 Reunion

Class of 1965 - In what has become a fall tradition, they reunited for their annual gathering at Samuel Beckett’s in Arlington on October 14. 

Class of 1973 - On Homecoming weekend, October 6 - 8, they gathered to celebrate their milestone 50-year reunion. The weekend started off with a bang on Friday night at a “Meet and Greet” on O’Connell’s campus in the Armor Family Atrium. The next day, alumni joined the Homecoming fun on campus attending the football game and alumni BBQ. The celebration continued on Saturday night, with a seated dinner and dancing at a private venue in Washington, D.C. On Sunday, the reunion committee invited classmates to Mass in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel and a brunch to cap off the weekend. 

1973 Reunion

Class of 1978 - celebrated their 45-year reunion on October 7 at Kilroy’s in Springfield.  

1978 Reunion

Class of 1983 - celebrated their 40-year reunion in great style with 105 classmates on October 21. Big thanks to Caitriona Swiger-Smith and Marcey Gavidia for coordinating and to Ginny Richardson for putting together a beautiful origami tree to honor deceased classmates. A great time was had by all. New friendships were made, and old friendships were rekindled. 

1983 Reunion

Class of 1988 - Gathered on October 7 for their 35-year reunion at Solace Outpost in Falls Church. 

1988 Reunion

Class of 1993 - reunited for their 30-year reunion on Friday, Oct. 6, at Carpool in Arlington.

Class of 2003 - Their 20-year reunion was a memorable and heartwarming gathering that brought together former classmates to celebrate two decades of friendship and shared memories. Held at the charming venue of Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Bar in Alexandria on October 7, the event featured a night of reconnections, laughter, and reminiscing. The class is already eager for their 30th reunion, based on the impressive turnout.

2003 Reunion

Class of 2013 – gathered for their 10 year-reunion at Mission Navy Yard to celebrate a decade of shared memories and achievements. It was an unforgettable evening filled with laughter, reminiscence, and the joyous celebration of a decade of growth and success.

2013 Reunion

The 1998 WCAC Champions Boys Varsity Soccer Team reunited to attend Bishop O’Connell’s Boys Varsity soccer game vs. Bishop McNamara on October 12 at McMurtrie Stadium to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their WCAC championship victory. The classmates were recognized at halftime during Bishop O’Connell’s 5-1 victory! Pictured: Left to Right: Marty Flanigan ‘99, Max Borges ‘00, Tony Fraga ‘00, Jay Levesque ‘99, Chris Pfeifer ‘99, Scott McCall ‘99, Anthony Nunez ‘99, Tom Cavanaugh ‘99, Head of School, BIll Crittenberger - Names match Halftime Boys Champ picture

Boys Soccer 1998 Champions

Class Reunion Members – We want your photos! Please submit high resolution photos to the Alumni Office at alumni@bishopoconnell.org.

E-mail the Alumni Office if you would like to discuss planning a reunion. It's never too early to start the process, and we can help!