Category: Alumnae

Spring Sing 2020 Alumnae Judges Application

Want to be an alumna judge for Spring Sing 2020? Apply by Monday, January 27! In celebration of the 50th Anniversary, Spring Sing will be held at the breathtaking San Diego Civic Theater! The “Game Night” themed performance will be held on Saturday, February 22 at 7:00 pm. We are currently accepting applications from alumnae… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Mary Lavonne Montgomery Emerson ’48

Mary Lavonne Montgomery Emerson, passed away on her 88th birthday on October 18 in Simi Valley. OLP received this news from Lavonne’s daughter-in-law, Dee Emerson who described her as a “dear mother-in-law and a remarkable mother (of eight), grandmother (of 18), great-grandmother (of 12) friend and teacher.” A member of the Class of 1948, Lavonne… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Spring Sing Past and Present!

Ella Gonzalez de Barreto ‘94 and Carina Valladolid Arnaiz ‘94 recently attended Spring Sing 2018 to enjoy watching their daughters, Ella Sofia Barreto ‘21 and Isabela Arnaiz Valladolid ‘21 perform as members of the Freshman class production. It brought back fond memories when they performed with their graduating class, the Class of 1994. While at… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: An OLP Sister Act

The three Montes de Oca sisters freely share the gratitude that they all feel for the time they spent as student at OLP – for the education that they received, for the confidence and sense of empowerment that they gained and for the many special friends and memories that they made during their years at… Read more »

Lenten Action for Dreamers

Lenten Action for Dreamers As you know, Congress has been attempting to address the issue of the dreamers during the past week and has failed to pass meaningful legislation. Within a matter of days, these young people who grew up in our parishes and attended our schools will be facing grave legal jeopardy. A failure… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Celanire Flagg ’13

Alumna Spotlight: Ceranire Flagg ’13 By Jeanette Handelsman ’64, Alumnae Engagement Coordinator As we prepare for Father Greg Boyle to touch the lives of our current students on January 25, Celanire Flagg ‘13 shares how Father Greg Boyle inspired her coursework and co-curricular activities at Notre Dame. Celanire Flagg ‘13 is very familiar with Fr…. Read more »

Books By Alumnae in OLP’s Archive Library

Books By Alumnae in OLP’s Archive Library By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and Historian Looking for something to read in the New Year? The Archives have a variety of books that have been written by OLP alumnae. There are also a few books that have been received as gifts, including an 1808… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Jessica McRoskey ’16

Jessica McRoskey ’16 Represents Cal Poly SLO on the Volleyball Court By Jeanette Handelsman ’64, Alumnae Engagement Coordinator After making her mark on OLP’s athletic program, Jessica McRoskey ’16 has continued to excel in volleyball at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (SLO). Jessica is in her second year at Cal Poly after earning… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Alumnae Reconnect at Networking Event

Our second Professional Networking event, Sips and Science, which took place on October 19, was a resounding success! Our host, Illumina, provided a stunning backdrop for this meeting of alumnae spanning every decade from the 1960’s through 2013. After some time for light bites and libations at the brand new i3 building on Illumina’s campus,… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Class of 1960 Reunion

Class of 1960 Luncheon: Finding One of their Sisters By Jeanette Handelsman ‘64, Alumnae Engagement Coordinator It was a very special occasion on September 25 when members of the Class of 1960 joined for lunch in Carlsbad. After extensive detective work, sending notes, knocking on doors and making many phone calls, their “long lost” sister,… Read more »