Category: News & Announcements

Summer College Camps

College Camps: May 27 – 31 (Morning Session): May 27 – 31, 2019 (Afternoon Session): June 3 – 7, 2019 (Morning Session): June 3 – 7, 2019 (Afternoon Session): June 10 – 14, 2019 (Morning Session): June 10 – 14, 2019 (Afternoon Session):

OLP’s Feeding America Members are Feeding San Diego

OLP’s Feeding America Members are Feeding San Diego By Annie Danaher ‘19, Ana Serrano ‘19, and Isabella Velarde ‘19 379,130 people in San Diego County are food insecure, meaning that they do not know where their next meal will come from. Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger relief organization, with over two hundred food banks… Read more »

Alumna Spotlight: Michelle Guerrero ’10

By Jeanette Handelsman, Alumnae Relations Coordinator OLP Alumna Newest Member of the San Diego Union Tribune Staff As a student at OLP, Michelle Guerrero ‘10  was highly respected for her creative and artistic talents. And now she has taken these talents and moved into the field of print media.  In December, Michelle joined the staff… Read more »

AOC: Mike Fasulo

By Margaret Brady ’19 At the end of January, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace was blessed with the opportunity to interview the COO of Sony Electronics, Mike Fasulo. This live conversation was a very exciting event, where Mr. Fasulo shared with us about some of the new and exciting innovations and developments coming… Read more »

NAHS Memory Project

Here are some recent portraits that were done by NAHS (National Art Honor Society) students for the Memory Project. The portraits are of Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh. The Rohingya ethnic minority has been called the “most unwanted” people on Earth. Nearly a million fled genocide in Myanmar (formally Burma) last year and are currently sheltering… Read more »

Alumna of the Year 2018: Mary Caratan Sloper ’58

Mary Caratan Sloper ‘58. She has lived a life dedicated to “all of which woman is capable” and has been a consummate example of our Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. A graduate of OLP from 1958, Mary also graduated from our Sister college, Mount Saint Mary’s University in 1962 with a nursing degree. She… Read more »

AOC: Anna Runyan

By Andrea Deinard ’19, Brigid Hanczor ’20, Alyse Saucedo ’21, Isabella Velarde ’19, and Katie-Marie Zickert ’20 Entrepreneur Anna Runyan is the founder of Classy Career Girl, an influential e-learning platform structured to help women discover careers that align with their personal passions. Runyan not only strives to assist women in finding career fulfillment, but… Read more »

Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society Host Voter Registration Event

  By: Emily Devereaux ’00, Social Studies Department On October 18, with the help of Dr. Melinda Blade and the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society Board Members and their moderator, Mrs. Emily Devereaux, OLP hosted a voter registration and pre-registration event, encouraging students to exercise their civic responsibilities and participate in democracy. Volunteers from… Read more »

USC Bovard Program

By: Nicholle Wyatt, Counseling Department For most of us, summer is a time to hit the beach, spend time with family, and build up your tan. For Mrs. Wyatt, there was no need to invest in sunscreen, as she spent most of her summer vacation in the classroom. This is Mrs. Wyatt’s second summer working… Read more »

AOC: Holy Matcha!

By: Valerie Carillo ’20, Wessley Edmonds ’20, Sofia Rojo-Kratochvil ’20, and Nicole Stepovich ’19 A hotspot for foodies and influencers alike, Holy Matcha is a familiar name to the North Park community.  Its photogenic interior, complete with pink pastel walls and delicate flower arrangements, makes it a popular site for social media fanatics. Coupled with its… Read more »