Category: Newsletter

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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 »

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 »