Category: Newsletter

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Historical Corner: Then and Now

By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and Historian As the new school year unfolded a few weeks ago, each student and her family received a copy of the 2018-2019 Student Planner. This Planner, greatly valued by the OLP families, has its origins in Handbooks that are six decades old. The oldest Student Handbook… Read more »

Alumnae Spotlight: Alicia Mikolaycik ’03

By Jeanette Handelsman ’64, Alumnae Relations Coordinator  OLP Graduates are Everywhere! Alicia Mikolaycik currently serves as the Director of Emergency Medicine at Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Alicia attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California and Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine. She was matched to the Emergency Medicine residency… Read more »

Faculty Professional Development at USD

By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and Historian The University of San Diego held its 22nd annual Character Education Resource Center conference this past June.  Mrs. Carolyn Williams of the Social Studies Department, Mrs. Rigo Hinkledire of the PE Department and Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and OLP Historian, all attended. … Read more »

August 2018 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update Please Welcome Our New Athletic Trainer, Ms. Karen Hsu Ms. Karen Hsu is originally from New Jersey and graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelors in Science with a concentration in Athletic Training.  At UD she work with Blue Hen Football, men’s lacrosse, soccer, and baseball teams. After graduating, Karen spent… Read more »

OLP Dance Team 2018-2019: Making History

By Kelly Marshall, Dance Instructor, Visual & Performing Arts Department This year marks a pivotal point in OLP’s history, as we introduce our very first Competitive Dance Team. This year’s team is comprised of 18 extremely talented dancers, who are excited to share their talents, passion, and spirit with our OLP community. The girls have already… Read more »

Alumnae Spotlight: Katie Athis ’11

By Jeanette Handelsman ’64, Alumnae Relations Coordinator  And it started at OLP….. When Katie Athis ’11 was a sophomore at OLP when she attended a conference at St. Catherine’s College in Minnesota with Mr. Kirschbaum, Ms. Knapp and fellow student, Katherine Bacino ’10. At the conference students engaged in important conversations regarding various social justice… Read more »

May 2018 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update Save the Date – Spring Sports Recognition Night We will be celebrating Spring Sports Recognition Night on Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 pm in the Holy Family Event Center. The Athletics Department will be recognizing all student-athletes in Archery, Cheer, Equestrian, Lacrosse, Sand Volleyball, Softball, Swim & Dive and Track & Field.  If… Read more »

Alumnae Spotlight: Aida Soria ’99

By Stephanie Kanaski, Associate Director of Annual Giving Lady Pilot, Aida Soria ’99, has a long-standing relationship with OLP. As a third generation San Diegan and SDSU alumna, she was raised in an OLP/ Saints household with her parents, siblings, and extended family attending these schools. As a little girl, Aida’s mother would visit her… Read more »

Historical Corner: OLP Graduation Through Years

OLP Graduation Through Years By Dr. Melinda Blade, Director of Mission Integration and Historian On Friday, May 25, 186 seniors will receive their diplomas from OLP. Those 186 young ladies officially will be OLP alumnae and will receive their membership in the OLP Alumnae Association. They then will move onto exciting challenges and adventures. Although… Read more »

April 2018 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update The accolades continue to come in for OLP Soccer after winning OLP’s first ever state championship in athletics.  The team moved up in national rankings to #39, state rankings to #11, and solidified their #1 ranking in San Diego County.  Senior Ashlin Healy was named to the All-CIF First Team in Soccer and… Read more »