Category: Newsletter

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Upcoming Alumnae Dates

Looking Ahead at Alumnae Events May 24, 2019: 50th Golden Reunion for the class of 1969 at OLP’s 2019 Graduation celebration.  For general information event please contact Jeanette Handelsman, Alumnae Engagement Coordinator at [email protected] 619-725-9154. May 25, 2019: Class or 1969 Special Event For information contact Mary Humphries Vitrano ([email protected]) or Janet Cooper ( [email protected]Read more »

May 2019 eNews: AOC Monthly Highlight

Architects of Change May Monthly Highlight: Annette Ross By Alyse Saucedo ’21 & Brigid Hanczor ’20 “I was fortunate in that I am naturally positive. I have always been resilient, and I strongly believe in love. Love helps me maintain a broader perspective.” These are the words of the beautiful Annette Ross, an inspirational mother… Read more »

May 2019 Enews: USC Bovard Scholars Program

Mrs. Wyatt will spend her third summer working for USC’s Bovard Scholars Program, a 3-week residential program that helps match high-achieving, low-income students gain admission to the nation’s top colleges. But her role this summer will be different. “Instead of serving as an admissions coach, I will be the Lead Coach – a position they… Read more »

May 2019 Enewsletter: Historical Corner

Wrapping up the Year By Melinda Blade, Ed.D. Director of Mission Integration and OLP Historian As this academic year wraps up, Margaret Wiedower, ’68, and I are retiring after more than four decades each at OLP. We have had the pleasure of teaching at OLP since 1976 (Melinda) and 1977 (Margaret). We depart with a… Read more »

May 2019 Enewsletter: Navigating Our Own Yellow Brick Road

Navigating Our Own Yellow Brick Road By Savina Charlier ’20 and Brianna Hunter ’20 Our annual BeYOUtiful conference this year was a refreshing take on The Wizard of Oz: Follow Your Yellow Brick Road. Although our main focus was on empowering the young girls who attended, the most meaningful experiences and takeaways were with our… Read more »

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 »