Category: Newsletter

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Olivia Lewis ’18 Takes on Reproductive Health and Oncofertility

This summer, Olivia Lewis ‘18 was one of 13 young women to participate in UCSD’s Reproductive and Oncofertility Science Academy (ROSA). This prestigious, all-girls’ program met three times a week and consisted of hands-on classroom sessions, field trips and a research project. The program is taught by various doctors and professionals in the medical field… Read more »

Gillian Folk ’19 Publishes Scientific Paper

Gillian Folk ‘19 is entering her junior year with a major accomplishment: getting published in a scientific journal. Earlier this year, Gillian’s paper, “Oral Histoplasmosis,” was published in the Head and Neck Pathology Journal. Congratulations, Gillian! Gillian has been interning at NMCSD with Dr. Brenda Nelson, a Navy Captain and current Director of the Head… Read more »

Junior Ambassadors Prepare for 2017-18

By Kaiya Alverez ’18 and Ariel Bartolome ’18 The Junior Ambassadors and Senior Mentors have been hard at work preparing for the new year. Junior Ambassadors is a leadership program that helps students connect to colleges and college reps that come visit our campus every year. They also host the Jesuit Fair and OLP College Fair… Read more »

Haviland Soto ’18 Attends Girls State

By Haviland Soto ’18 My name is Haviland Soto ‘18 and this summer, I was OLP’s Girls State Delegate. Girls State is a week-long program sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary where over 500 girls from all over California participate in a mock state government. The week starts out with all the girls meeting their… Read more »

Mrs. Nicholle Wyatt Chosen for USC Bovard Scholars Program

By Mrs. Nicholle Wyatt, Counselor While most of us were enjoying our summer traveling or simply relaxing at the beach, Mrs. Wyatt spent her summer at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, helping first-generation, rising seniors achieve their dreams of attending an Ivy League college. Mrs. Wyatt was hired from a pool of… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Katie Anastas ’14

Care of the Dear Neighbor Without Distinction By Jeanette Handelsman ‘64, Alumnae Engagement Coordinator At OLP, Katie Anastas ‘14 was instrumental in bringing the needs of the “dear neighbor” in our local and global communities to the attention of her fellow students. It’s no surprise that in college, she ended up helping Turkish refugees in… Read more »

A Taste of International Relations

Isabella Dominguez ‘18 has been interning at the Mexican Consulate in San Diego all summer. Below is a Q&A of her experience so far. How did you get this job? In February, Mrs. Bent invited me to lunch with two people who worked at the Consulate and when they talked about their experiences at each… Read more »

Not All Classrooms Have Four Walls

Not All Classrooms Have Four Walls By Emilia ‘18 and Valentina ‘20 Perez-Rocha Our family believed that this summer, we needed to take two months off to travel and learn. Our parents were not only going to let us travel and have a good time – they wanted us to get something out of these… Read more »

OLP’s New 135th Anniversary Mural

Introducing OLP’s 135th Anniversary Mural By Michael Stringer, Art Department The recent completion of OLP’s 135th Anniversary Mural in the Chapel Courtyard is a culmination of about a year’s worth of work. The composition and design of the 6×20 ft. mural depicts important events in the history and journey of the Sisters of St. Joseph… Read more »

CSJ High School Leadership Conference 2017

CSJ High Schools Learn From Each Other At Leadership Conference By Jeanette Handelsman ‘64, Alumnae Engagement Coordinator The Doheny Campus of Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles was once again a beautiful setting for the 2017 CSJ High Schools Leadership Conference. This Conference was first proposed and organized in 1998 by Sr. Joyce Hampel… Read more »