Category: Newsletter

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Historical Corner: OLP’s Jewelry Box

By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and OLP Historian Zales, Ben Bridge, and Jared may have jewelry, but they will never be able to sell you any OLP jewelry. OLP has a great jewelry collection – I have been archiving the pieces for the past couple of weeks. At this point, we have… Read more »

Cribs Without Borders

By Isabella Chavez ’21 My story began back in late 2016, I wanted to start making a difference in this world of ours. When I was 14 years old, I had the idea of helping less fortunate families by providing their newborns with a safe sleeping environment. With the support of my family and friends, I… Read more »

April 2019 eNewsletter: Athletics

Archery Dance Dance Team had quite the month in March! They traveled to Long Beach for the West Coast Elite Dance Nationals and came away with huge wins! Small Lyrical won 6th overall out of 14 teams; Medium Jazz won 2nd overall out of 11 teams and was featured in the closing Gala; Medium Hip… Read more »

Alumnae Spotlight: Bernadine Locsin ‘07

By Jeanette Handelsman ’64, Alumnae Relations Coordinator  In her role as the Marketing Manager for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Bernadine’s campaign “Just Say No to Winter” was featured in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, as well as on the local ABC (10 News) and the national news television… Read more »

Historical Corner: St. Joseph’s Building Marks 55th Anniversary

By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and OLP Historian As OLP begins its Boundless campaign, I thought we should look back at the construction of St. Joseph’s building. In OLP’s Archives, is the initial letter that the principal, Sister Aileen Francis Pidge, sent to OLP parents on February 23, 1959. In it, she… Read more »

March 2019 eNewsletter: Athletics

Erin Healy Named San Diego Sports Association Star of the Month Each month, the San Diego Sports Association honors as many as 4 professionals, 6 amateurs, and 6 prep athletes as Stars of the Month for their outstanding athletic accomplishments. Stars of the Month are recognized in the San Diego Union-Tribune, via the Fowler Family… Read more »

Mock Trial Brings Home the Silver

By Ms. Ilene Nagem ’70 OLP’s Mock Trial Team completed the San Diego County competition for this year on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the Superior Courthouse in downtown San Diego. After four rounds of competition from February 6 – 23, it was announced that OLP was in first place and would advance to the… Read more »

February 2019 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update Winter Sports Wind Down and Spring Sports Take Flight The Month of February is a busy time of the year for OLP Athletics. Winter sports are entering the final stretch of league play and the CIF postseason commences. Varsity Basketball is vying for the Eastern League Championship headed into the last week of… Read more »

Historical Corner: Graduation From the Past

By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and OLP Historian In the September edition of the Historian’s Corner, I delved into the 1960 Student Handbook. It was a fascinating view of the students’ world as the new decade began. This article will cover aspects of the Student Handbook almost a decade later. The Class… Read more »

Head of School’s Honor List

Congratulations to our students who have been named to The Head of School’s Honor Roll List for their academic performance in the Fall 2018 semester at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace. This designation has been made to recognize their achievement of earning a grade point average of 4.0 or higher during this past… Read more »