Category: Newsletter

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January 2019 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update OLP Cheer Earns CIF San Diego Section Championship Runner-Up Honors OLP Varsity Cheer competed in the CIF San Diego Section Cheer Championship on December 8th at Carlsbad High School. For the second year in a row, the Pilots brought home the Runner-Up Trophy. Next up for the Pilots is the San Diego Showdown… Read more »

Alumnae Spotlight: Sr. Anne Lorraine Mahmeister, CSJ ’48

By Jeanette Handelsman ’64, Alumnae Relations Coordinator  We are so proud to announce that Sr. Anne Lorraine Mahlmeister will be celebrating the 70th Jubilee anniversary of taking her vows as a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet. The celebration of this special event will be held at Carondelet Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, March… Read more »

New Faculty and Staff

Welcome to Our New Faculty and Staff! Karena Doan has joined us as the newest member of the counseling department.  Karena went to Middle School and High School in Poway and after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of San Diego, she spent a year in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Boston, MA. She… Read more »

Historical Corner: The New Year at OLP

By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and OLP Historian The Romans counted on Janus to usher in their new year in what we know as March. The two headed god looked to the past while simultaneously looking to the future. The Babylonians also began their new year in late March. Additionally, early Christians… Read more »

December 2018 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update OLP Cheer Starts 2018-2019 Competition Season with an Impressive Showing Over the Thanksgiving Break, OLP Varsity and JV took part in The Jamz Bid Challenge. The event was held at UC Irvine’s Bren Event Center. With over 40 teams in the competition, our teams were prepared to compete. JV was unopposed in their… Read more »

Emma Rens ’20 Participates in Smart City’s Saturday Hackathon

By Emma Rens ’20 Smart City Saturday is program for teens to partake in hackathons (both programming and non-programming) to help solve real world problems. Last Saturday, I attended a seven hour hackathon in the San Diego Library to help combat human trafficking. We started off the workday by hearing a presentation from the UCSD… 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 »

November 2018 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update Pilots in the Fall Post-Season  Varsity Tennis Varsity Tennis made some OLP history this year. The team earned the number one seed in the CIF San Diego Section Division I Tennis Championship which took place from October 23rd to the 26th at Balboa Tennis Club. The team rattled off three consecutive wins in… Read more »

Alumnae Spotlight: Angela Balistrieri ’18

By Jeanette Handelsman ’64, Alumnae Relations Coordinator  As a freshman student at Harvard University, Angela is already involved and making her mark! She shared with us, “Harvard has been a busy but incredibly eye-opening and overall fantastic experience!” She is on the premed track and gearing herself towards medical school. She is particularly excited about… Read more »

October 2018 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update CSJ Classic Returns to OLP OLP hosted our sister school from Lakewood, CA the last weekend in September. St. Joseph’s High School made the drive down the 5 to face off against the Pilots in volleyball. The Jesters got the best of the Pilots this time around. Both Frosh and Varsity lost their… Read more »