Category: News & Announcements

Campus Ministry Spring Recap

Virtual Immersions Throughout the spring semester, OLP students have had the opportunity to virtually immerse and educate themselves with non-profit organizations that are doing powerful justice work in their community. In March, we met with Catholic Charities Dioceses of San Diego, to learn about their work with immigration services and refugee resettlement services. In April,… Read more »

May Newsletter: OLP Athletics

Soccer The Varsity soccer team is well into their season with an overall record of 5-2-3. The talented team faces rival Cathedral Catholic and Mission Bay soon as they move into the second half of their competitive league. Goal scoring is led by Haley Phillips ’22 with seven goals and Sydney Pack ’21, Lily Strack… Read more »

Research Corner: Girls as Negotiators

Research Corner: Girls as Negotiators By Bridgette Ouimette, Strategic Initiatives & Research Director Currently, women working full-time in the U.S. are paid 82% of what men earn; this gap widens even more significantly for women of color (AAUW, 2020). Seeds of this gender wage gap may be sown as early as elementary school. In a recent study… Read more »

OLP Sends 20 Student Ambassadors to the NCGS Close-up “Empowering Girls’ Voices” Program

By Angie Gascho, Ed.D. This January – March, OLP had the opportunity to send 20 students as student ambassadors to participate in a new program, “Empowering Female Voices” sponsored by NCGS (The National Coalition of Girls Schools) and the Close-Up Foundation of Washington D.C. that focuses on raising the female voice. Students were nominated by… Read more »

April Newsletter: OLP Athletics

Basketball The Pilot Hoopers are excited to be back in the gym. The Pilots will be led this year by seniors Mallory Downing, Chloe James, Claire Nowicki, and Laura Vazquez. Cheer After weeks of practice, Cheer is back on the sidelines for our brother school St. Augustine High School. JV will be taking the field… Read more »

Architects of Change April Monthly Highlight: A Virtual Conversation with Gwen Bates

On March 24, 2021, OLP’s own Architects of Change club facilitated their first virtual Live Conversation of the 2020-21 school year, with local San Diego fashion designer and community advocate, Ms. Gwendolyn Bates! AOC members, Annya Apodaca ’22 and Isabella Hernandez ’23 sat down with Ms. Bates to have a fruitful conversation hosted on Zoom…. Read more »

Alumnae Spotlight: April 2021 Newsletter

Leigh Uhlenkott ’91 has joined the clinical team at Elevations, a residential treatment center located just north of Salt Lake City. Elevations specializes in providing guidance and support to adolescents aged 13-18 struggling to find hope and acceptance by helping them overcome challenges stemming from mental health problems and emotional and learning disorders to regain… Read more »

Architects of Change March Monthly Highlight: AOC In Me Reflection

By Rivka Bent An Architects of Change tradition is to seek out people in our community, each month, who embody our motto: Challenge what is, Imagine what can be, and Move humanity forward. Typically, these are people from clever small business owners to notable leaders of major San Diego-based corporations. This month, we decided to… Read more »

Mock Trial Season Comes to a Close

The 2021 Mock Trial season came to a close as of Saturday, February 20, 2021.  It was an unusual and difficult year due to COVID-19 with all scrimmages and competitions taking place virtually. OLP placed in the top ten schools out of 28 that competed countywide this season. OLP has been part of Mock Trial… Read more »

March Newsletter: OLP Athletics

Swim & Dive It feels a little hard to believe, but high school swim season is here! It is time for the team to jump in the water (feet first), and get this season started and on the way to the Academy of Our Lady of Peace Swim and Dive’s most successful and physically-distanced season… Read more »