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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 »

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 »

OLP Students Recognized by the National Merit and National Hispanic Recognition Programs

OLP Students Demonstrate Academic Excellence 13 OLP Students Recognized by the National Merit and National Hispanic Recognition Programs By Teri Heard, Assistant Principal of Curriculum & Instruction The results are in and students from the Academy of Our Lady of Peace excel in English, Math, and Science. As a result, our students are earning national… Read more »

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 »