Author: Dave Ritzmann

Coffee With Counselors

Coffee With Counselors: This Coffee With Counselors meeting is an opportunity to meet your daughter’s assigned counselor and to learn more about the programs and support the Counseling Department has to offer. The September 7th meeting will also provide a specific focus on Freshman as they look ahead to their four years at OLP. When: … Read more »

OLP and Other San Diego Catholic Schools Come Together to Support Cristo Rey

Five prominent Catholic schools in San Diego—the Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) in University Heights, Cathedral Catholic in Carmel Valley, Mater Dei Catholic in Chula Vista, Nativity Prep Academy in Rolando Village, and St. Augustine’s in Altadena—are all chipping in to help enhance classrooms in San Diego’s newest Catholic high school, Cristo Rey… Read more »

OLP Statement on Ukraine

Dear OLP Community Members, This past weekend, like many around the world, my family and I were transfixed, as we watched on the news unimaginable events unfold in Ukraine—events that I thought were relegated to our history books. With heavy hearts and fervent prayers, we entered into the Lenten season dedicated to the call from… Read more »

Our Lady of Peace Student One of 10 Nationwide to Win NCEA Award

Imperial Beach resident Isabella Cubillas ’22, a senior at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) in San Diego, is one of only 10 students nationwide and the only student in the state of California to win the Youth Virtues, Valor, and Vision Award from the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA). The award annually… Read more »

Academy of Our Lady of Peace Earns Dual AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Recognized for Closing the Gender Gap in Computer Science A & Computer Science Principles The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP), the oldest high school and only all-girls’ high school in San Diego, has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A… Read more »

Fall 2020 First Semester Exams

OLP Will Be Virtual December 14 – 18, 2020, Including Fall 2020 First Semester Exams After considerable reflection and discourse with the OLP Curriculum Council, OLP has chosen to administer all fall semester 2020 final assessments virtually. This provides equity for those students who are learning as part of the Virtual Academy and supports a… Read more »

Meet OLP’s Teaching Fellows

The OLP Teaching Fellows have been on campus for a few months now and are excited to dive into next semester and to get to know the community even more. In an effort for you to know our TFs better, check out our “Get to Know the OLP Teaching Fellows” post! Meet Krista Valdez ‘09,… Read more »

December Newsletter: OLP Athletics

Cheer Cheer is roaring back in action and our squad is bigger than ever! The group has started sharpening their skills for new adventures with more than 20 frosh student-athletes and great senior leadership. We will adapt and overcome all obstacles to lift our sisters and community up!  Dance OLP Dance Team is still going… Read more »

Architects of Change December Monthly Highlight: Maya Madsen

Maya Madsen: Maya’s Cookies By Annya Apodaca ’22, Priscila Cano ’23, Abby Cota ’22, Valentina Gutierrez ’22, and Valentina Parra ’23 Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift this season? Maya Madsen’s delightfully delicious cookies are the sweetest choice. “Cookies make people happy,” Maya says with a warm smile, explaining her journey to getting… Read more »