Category: Newsletter

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AOC Monthly Highlight: Kimberly Caccavo and Katherine Nowlan

AOC Monthly Highlight: Promoting Wellness & Safety Through Fashion An architect of change (AOC) is someone who challenges what is, imagines what can be, and moves humanity forward. Meet Graced by Grit founders, Kimberly Caccavo and Katherine (Kate) Nowlan, and their highly-technical athletic clothing line designed to empower and keep women safe. Kimberly Caccavo, with… Read more »

Spring Athletics Wrap Up Their Season

Special Recognition Four Volleyball players from OLP have been selected to the 2017 Junior Volleyball Association Ultra Ankle Watch list. It is a great honor to be on a list of the top VB players in the country. The players are: Gioella Falcone ‘18, Breeze Hafenstein ‘18, Kaleigh Lane ‘18 and Gabrielle Preciado ‘18. Congratulations… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Q&A With Kilee Seifert ’16

Q & A with First-Year Alumna: Kilee Seifert ’16 By Alexis Rodriguez, Associate Director of Advancement After moving out-of-state, transferring to a new university, and experiencing life away from home, Kilee Seifert ’16 shares lessons learned from her first year as a college student. Q. Why did you decide to transfer from the University of… Read more »

Historical Corner: Ada B. Nisbet ’24

Ada B. Nisbet ’24: The Woman Behind Our Beloved Alma Mater By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and OLP Historian 6th in a series about OLP’s history. Read the previous installment here. “Set on a hill over valley royal, Mountain and sea afar, Built with a love and devotion loyal, Stands Villa Montemar…”… Read more »

April 2017 eNewsletter: Q&A With Hannah Quijano ’17

Hannah Quijano ’17, the 2016-17 Council of 10 President-Delegate, was recently honored for her “Outstanding Leadership and Dedication to the School Community” at the Washington-Lincoln Laurels for Leaders luncheon on February 22. In light of her achievements, and as her time at OLP is quickly coming to an end, we asked her to reflect on… Read more »

Miranda Hernandez ’17 Aims for Girl Scouts Gold Award

Having been a Girl Scout since kindergarten, Miranda Hernandez ‘17 always assumed she’d apply for the Girl Scouts Gold Award someday. The Gold Award is the highest achievement a Girl Scout can attain, with only 5.4% of eligible Girl Scouts successfully earning it. A Gold Award project proposal must be something that is a local… Read more »

April 2017 eNewsletter: Women’s Symposium Alumnae Panelists

Marcela Valladolid ’96 Chef, author and co-host of the Food Network television series, The Kitchen Growing up around expert and traditional cooks in Tijuana, Mexico, Chef Marcela was raised to be passionate about food. She jumped straight into a culinary life with her first job working at her aunt’s cooking school in Baja, Mexico. She… Read more »

Holocaust Survivor Rose Schindler Visits OLP

On March 8, the International Day of Women and Girls, OLP welcomed Holocaust survivor Rose Schindler to our Theatre to share her story with over 200 students. This rare visit was coordinated by Mrs. Angela Gascho, who teaches Holocaust Literature, and Jenna Corbin from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). “Hearing from survivors of the Holocaust is… Read more »

Historical Corner: What’s In a Name?

  Pictured: Left: Mother Agatha Guthrie, who named our school as Mother Superior in 1882. Center: OLP’s first location in 1882, on Second and G Street. The arrow in the top right corner is pointing to the small schoolhouse. Right: The original Our Lady of Peace statue, enshrined in Paris at the Sacred Heart Religious… Read more »

OLP and San Diego Diplomacy Council To Celebrate International Women’s Day

OLP Partners with San Diego Diplomacy Council and International Leaders to Celebrate International Women’s Day OLP is proud to announce our partnership with the San Diego Diplomacy Council, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization designated by the State Department to deliver programs that allow San Diego to connect and participate in the international sphere and extend its… Read more »