It’s hard to miss new teacher Stefanie Betz whether you’re admiring her bright green Michael Kors bag that lays on her hip, or stopping in your tracks at the animated teacher talking to a volleyball player about the game last night.
I know I will never forget the first time I encountered her.... READ MORE »»
ODA's class of 2015 is nearly ready to head off to college and each of them has a list of possible places. Deciding where to apply is one of the most important first decisions of the process. This narrowing down of choices begins in the second semester of junior year. How students decide which schools... READ MORE »»
Do you think that the football team is the largest team on campus? Well, guess again… . Actually the two most popular sports at ODA are volleyball and swimming. That’s right … the swim team! This year, the swim team has 34 swimmers. Every grade is represented on... READ MORE »»
For many students, fall of senior year is a waiting game of anxiety and uncertainty. For ODA’s Kimmy Comito, however, the apprehension of wondering which college she will attend in less than a year is in the past. Comito has recently verbally committed to play Division 1 lacrosse for American University... READ MORE »»
Every high school student is required to have a certain amount of Community Service hours, in order to graduate. The amount of hours differed from school to school, but at ODA students are required to have 25 service hours completed per year.
Many kids get the majority of their hours from one specific... READ MORE »»
It's a girl! Mrs. Garasic, upper school's visual arts teacher, welcomed baby Regan Jane Garasic early yesterday afternoon. After Mrs. Garasic posted a picture of Regan on the Out-of-Door Academy's Visual Arts Facebook page, Oliver Tannheiser '15 wrote, "dibs on babysitting." So, it seems there's going... READ MORE »»