Category: Newsletter

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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 »

Alumnae Spotlight: Rachel McKinney ’04

By Jeanette Handelsman ’64, Alumnae Relations Coordinator  Rachel McKinney ’04  has launched her very own business, Branch Out Market, which supports nonprofits, social enterprise and entrepreneurs around the world. Rachel was inspired by her time in South Africa where she has had the opportunity to met many talented people and passionate organizations creating beautiful products… Read more »

Historical Corner: Snapshot of the Snapshots

By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and Historian The OLP Archives are a treasure trove of photos in addition to the numerous written records and files that we have. Photos dating from the late 19 th century are in our Archives and provide us with a glimpse of what OLP was to the… Read more »

September 2018 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update With the first two weeks of competition under our belts, the Pilots have seen the positive results of their hard work over the summer. Golf, Tennis and Volleyball teams have competed in multiple competitions. Cross Country will have their first meet on September 7th in Rohr Park when they compete in the Mustang… Read more »