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Academy of Our Lady of Peace

2024-2025 Important Dates

 

August 7-8, 2024Mandatory Frosh & Transfer Student Orientation
August 8, 2024Mandatory Class Meetings & Picture Day, Frosh Overnight Retreat
August 9, 2024Endless Summer Celebration at OLP (21+ Event)
August 12, 2024First Day of Classes
August 15, 2024Mass of the Assumption of Mary (parents welcome) at 9:35 am
August 15, 2024Back to School Night (6:30 pm) in person & on zoom
September 2, 2024No School: Labor Day Holiday
September 25, 2024Mass of the Holy Spirit (parents welcome) at 9:35 am
October 9, 2024PSAT Testing at OLP, grades 9-11
October 14, 2024No School: Indigenous Peoples' Day/Columbus Day
October 16, 2024Dear Neighbor Mass (parents welcome) at 9:35 am
November 11, 2024No School: Veteran’s Day Holiday
November 22, 2024Grandparents’ Day Mass at 11:30 am
November 25 - 29, 2024Thanksgiving Break
December 18 - 20, 2024Final Exams
Dec. 23, 24 - Jan. 3, 2025Christmas Break
January 6 - 10, 2025Retreat Week (Mandatory Attendance)
January 11, 2025HSPT Placement Test
January 13, 2025Second Semester Begins
January 20, 2025No School: Martin Luther King Holiday
January 22, 2025Course Advisement Night for Parents/Students on Zoom 6 pm
February 17, 2025No School: President's Day Holiday
February 28, 2025Spring Sing 2025 
March 14, 2025OLP Women’s Symposium
March 19, 2025St. Joseph Day Mass & Jewel Jubilee
April 17 - April 25, 2025Easter Break
May 16, 2025Last Day of Classes
May 19 - 21, 2025Final Exams
May 21, 2025Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2025 on North Terrace, Reception to Follow
May 22, 2025Graduation for the Class of 2025 on North Terrace

Student schedules for 2024-2025 will be accessible via PowerSchool starting in June. Final schedules with teachers and room locations will be released after the conclusion of Summer School, the final week of July. 

Please note that schedule changes will only be made for the following reasons:

  • There is a missing course (or a "hole") in a student's schedule;
  • If the student is missing a course necessary for the student to meet graduation requirements;
    • For example, the student does not have a scheduled theology course each semester; the student is missing a year-long English course; or the student did not schedule a necessary Math/Science course.  
  • The student completed a course over the summer that now shifts them into a new course of study for the 2024-2025 school year.
    • For example, the student successfully completed Spanish II, moving them into Spanish  III; or the student completed a Pre-Requisite such as Honors Algebra II, for an advanced Math Course

Please note that schedules are made in April based on student and parent requests. Teacher's contracts for the academic year are then developed based on these requests, and the corresponding master schedule is built. Therefore, the school is unable to accommodate schedule changes at this time due to the following reasons without new or compelling information that was not available at the time :

  • The student no longer wishes to take a course (choice, interest, has a change of heart).
  • The student has decided to take opt out of a course into a study hall. 
  • The student would like to switch to a different course.
    • For example, a schedule change will not be made at this time to move a student from one elective to another. 
  • The student would like to change teachers.
  • The student would like to switch levels (AP/Honors to Regular, or vice versa) - this would only be considered with new and compelling information

For specific information on your daughter's schedule, please reach out to their assigned counselor. Counselors will be available for appointments and returning emails starting the first week of August 2024.

ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS BY STUDENT LAST NAME:

A-F: Mrs. Flannery
G-M: Mrs. Rajski
N-Z: Mrs. Meza

Counseling Department Webpage

Summer Assignments 2024

Be sure to complete all summer assignments for courses by the first day of classes! All summer assignments can be accessed through our OLP Summer Assignments 2024, Google Site below. 

OLP Summer Assignments 2024

Frosh/Transfer Orientation Day on Wednesday, August 7 2024

STUDENT PROGRAM
8:00 a.m. - Noon Frosh Link Crew Program | Transfer Students Arrive at 9:00 a.m.
Noon Student Blessing and Prayer Service with Parents/Guardians
12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Student Family Picnic Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Self-Guided Campus Tour for Families

PARENT PROGRAM
10:00 a.m. Parent Coffee Social
10:00 a.m. Optional Parent Help Desk
10:45 a.m. - Noon OLP Parent Orientation Presentation
Noon Student Blessing and Prayer Service with Parents/Guardians
12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Student Family Picnic Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Self-Guided Campus Tour for Families
The OLP Parent Orientation Program is optional; however, we recommend that at least one parent/guardian attend if at all possible.

LUNCH: A picnic lunch will be provided for all frosh and transfer students and their parents on North Terrace. RSVPs will be collected via an online invitation in July 2024.

SELF-GUIDED CAMPUS TOUR: Parents and their daughter(s) are invited to walk their daughter’s schedule and visit her teachers in their assigned classrooms following the picnic lunch. This is an informal opportunity to see where classes will take place and meet frosh teachers. Students will be provided a copy of their schedule and room assignments on the day of orientation; this information will also be available on PowerSchool.

Student Class Meetings, Picture Day, and Frosh Orientation Day 2 on Thursday, August 8, 2024

Transfer students orientation will start at 8:30am until 11am.

Senior Class:

  • Senior Photos 8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Class Meeting 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.

Junior Class:

  • Junior Photos 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • Class Meeting 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Sophomore Class:

  • Sophomore Photos 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Class Meeting 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Frosh Class:

  • Frosh Photos 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Class Meeting 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Students should wear their formal uniform for their class meetings and pictures. Order forms to purchase pictures will become available in July and at www.aolp.org. TD School Portraits Form and Pricing

ATTENDANCE AT CLASS MEETINGS IS MANDATORY FOR ALL STUDENTS.

All photos will be taken in Carondelet Hall. Class meetings will take place in the Holy Family Event Center.

Frosh Overnight Retreat at OLP on August 8, 2024

A sisterhood experience NOT TO BE MISSED! 

A new opportunity added in 2024 to provide students the chance to truly create lasting friendships as a class, frosh will end the second day of the opening week of orientation with an overnight retreat here on the OLP campus. 

Students will arrive to drop off their overnight bags including comfortable change of clothes, warm clothes for overnight, sleeping bags, optional sleeping pad, and pillows in the Holy Family Event Center, and then take their official OLP pictures in formal uniform at 1:00 pm. After their class meeting, time to change, and some fun and games, the Frosh Orientation Retreat will start around 4:00 pm in the Holy Family Event Center. 

The following morning on Friday, August 9, 2024, students will experience their first class liturgical celebration. Parents, guardians, siblings, and other family members are welcome to attend the mass.

TENTATIVE Frosh Orientation Day 2 & Overnight Retreat Agenda on Thursday, August 8, 2024:

  • 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Students are dropped off at OLP
  • 1:00 pm Frosh Class Pictures in Carondelet Hall (Students must be in FORMAL UNIFORM)
  • 1:45 pm Frosh attend their Class Meeting in St. Therese Theater
  • 2:45 pm Activities on North Terrace
  • 4:00 pm Retreat Activities begin in the Holy Family Event Center
  • 6:00 pm Dinner
  • 7:00 pm Retreat Continues
  • 11:00 pm Fireside Activities 
  • 12:00 pm Lights Out in Holy Family Event Center
  • Friday, August 9, 2024
  • 7:00 am Breakfast
  • 8:00 am Mass on North Terrace (Parents & Family welcome to Join)
  • 9:15 am Students Depart OLP

 

Textbook Ordering 

Students can use their course schedule and the textbook list to order their 2024-2025 textbooks. For your convenience, OLP has partnered with Follett Virtual Bookstores as our official source for textbooks! Using the booklist provided by faculty, Follett stocks course materials in a variety of formats and seeks cost-effective solutions, such as rentals and used books, whenever possible. Another advantage to this partnership is that Follett will buy books back at the end of the year if they can be used again. Questions about the textbook buying process? Please email Mrs. Siobhan MacManus, Head Librarian.

Uniforms

Uniforms can be purchased from Dennis Uniforms, online (OLP school code MIO125) or in person at the San Diego store. Visit the OLP Website to learn more about uniform requirements.

OLP Athletics

If you are planning on participating in OLP Athletics, please make sure you register on Homecampus Athletic Clearance and upload a current physical dated after June 1, 2024. In addition please make sure you have read all forms carefully and added the required signatures. Once you have completed the registration process, you will receive an email confirming that you are cleared for tryouts. All forms need to be completed and returned to the school: [email protected]

2024-2025 Athletic Physical Form

Required Documents for Class of 2028

All frosh, Class of 2028, are required to submit the following documents through their Power School Portal. This includes (1) a copy of their birth certificate or passport, (2) a copy of their final 8th grade transcripts, (3) immunization records (see CAShots for details), and (4) a current physical dated after June 1, 2024. For any questions, please reach out to [email protected]

We are so excited to host you for Back to School Night either in person or virtual, and have the opportunity to connect with your daughter's teachers, fellow parents, and school personnel. Below is a schedule and necessary information for the evening. All OLP parents and guardians are invited to Back-to-School Night on Thursday, August 15 at 6:00 pm. Due to spacing, we would ask that two parents/guardians per student are welcome to join us in-person; additional attendees may join via Zoom. Light grab and go refreshments/snacks will be provided outside on St. Joseph plaza starting at 6 pm. The first bell to move to Block A will ring at 6:20 pm. If you have any questions, please reach out to our Assistant Principal, Mrs. Meza.

For those attending Back-to-School Night via Zoom, an email will be sent the morning of Back to School Night linking out to a password protected webpage where you will be able to access all Zoom links for the evening. Teacher Zoom rooms will be the same all night. The email will include the necessary password for all parents to access the webpage. Parents will be following their daughter’s academic schedule to meet her teachers. Each academic block will be 10 minutes in length, with a 5 minute break in between.


    OLP strives to develop mastery of 21st-century skills in each student in order that she becomes an engaged agent of change in our global society. Technology plays a critical role in the way we collaborate and communicate in that same world. OLP requires that all students have access to the tools of the 21st-century via a mobile device. With respect to OLP’s mission and the economic diversity of our families, OLP does not mandate the specific device each student uses, but rather, has adopted a “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) policy that outlines minimum specifications for whatever device a family chooses.

    This policy and practice guides the use of interactive instruction and learning that connects our students more meaningfully to the world outside, and, just as effectively, the world outside to the classroom.

     

    2024-2025 BYOD Minimum Requirements

    • Laptop Specifications: (Mac/Windows/ChromeBook)
    • Minimum Screen Size: 11 inches
    • Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n
    • Battery Life: 4 hours
    • System Age: Younger than four years

    For reference, below is the percentage of the student body that uses the following types of devices (2023-2024 school year):

    • Apple MacBook (MacOS) = 86%
    • PC (Windows OS) = 8%
    • Chromebook = 5%
    • iPad Pro with keyboard & stylus = 1%

    Pilot Café & Màlecot Café

    The French Gourmet is delighted to continue our food service partnership with the Academy of Our Lady of Peace! Màlecot Café, in the St. Thérèse building, will be open before school, during breaks, and lunch. On Friday early dismissals, Màlecot Café will be open until 1:30pm. The Pilot Café will be open Monday through Thursday for lunch. Parents and students will receive an OLP weekly bulletin that has the menu for that week. 

    MealTime Online is the POS System used for student account purchases. Please click here for more details and for step by step instructions on how to create a MealTime account for your daughter. Credit card deposits can be made online into your student's account for meal options provided by The French Gourmet and Màlecot Café. Cash, Apple Pay, credit and debit cards are also accepted in the Pilot Café and at Màlecot Café.

    New for 2024

    Marketplace Grab and the Bistro

    At the base of the stairs, located in Vill Inn, adjacent to the Aquinas Amphitheater and Lower Plaza, is our Grab and Go Marketplace. This is open from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. This provides students with a grab and go option before school, during break, lunch and after school. Please note that MealTime is not offered here. Students may use Apple Pay and Credit or Debit Cards. 

    Adjacent to the Holy Family Event Center, in the Bistro, we have a Grab and Go option for drinks and snacks, along with our YoKai Express offering Ramen (gluten-free and vegan), along with DimSum. Please note that MealTime is not offered here. Students may use Apple Pay and Credit or Debit Cards. 

    All products in the Marketplace and Bistro have food labels and nutrition markings particularly for those with allergies or food sensitivities.