Week of March 26 – March 30

 
Announcements
 
Easter Break April 2-6

Please note your calendars that there will be no classes for Easter Break April 2-6. The next bulletin will be sent on April 6, 2018.

You're Invited to Parents in Prayer on Tuesday

Please join us for Parents in Prayer on Tuesday at 7:45 am in our beautifully restored Chapel. Coffee and fellowship will follow in Pilot Cafe.

Join us for Coffee with Counselors on April 11
All parents are welcome to join us for Coffee with Counselors on April 11 at 8 AM in the Carondelet Library. We look forwarding to welcoming our special guest speaker, David Stoeckel, from The College Recruiting Group. The topic will be Playing Sports in College. Mr. Stoeckel's presentation will include information on the prerequisites to being successfully recruited, the 3 reasons why talented athletes are not recruited, the single most valuable recruiting tool, plus much more valuable information for the college-bound student-athlete. This presentation is open to all OLP parents.
 
Tickets Now on Sale for BeYOUtiful Conference

5th, 6th & 7th Grade Girls are Invited to Our 5th Annual BeYOUtiful Event! Join current OLP students for an engaging morning of girl empowerment workshops and a presentation on how to create positive self esteem from a guest speaker. Girls will participate in a series of workshops focused on boosting self confidence and learning how to be a leader among their peers. The BeYOUtiful Project is an initiative created by students at OLP in an effort to empower younger girls to rise to their full potential.

Event Details
Saturday, April 21, 2018 | Check In starts at 8 a.m. | Event runs from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Snacks & refreshments will be provided.

The cost is $30 per student and includes a t-shirt. Space is limited! Purchase Tickets Here!

Father-Daughter Honky Tonk: All Grade Levels

Dust off your cowboy boots! Ask your dad or father figure to save the date: Friday, April 13thfrom 7-10pm. All 9-12 students are invited to a honky tonk country dance on our lovely OLP campus! You and your dad will have an awesome time learning some line dances and eating tasty fair-themed food. There will be awards for the best duo's dance moves and country-costumes! You are welcome to gather up a few friends and attend as a group with one dad. Join us for a boot stompin' good time! Attire: Country casual! Jeans and dresses are encouraged. (No bare midriffs, low-cut or backless tops, no shorts).

While this new event takes place of the senior-only father-daughter dance, there will be a VIP section and special recognition for seniors and their dads. Click here to purchase tickets!

OLP Transportation 2018-19 Filling Up Quickly

The OLP Transportation 2018-19 form is live and spots are filling up quickly. Click here to fill out the form to sign up for OLP transportation for the 2018-19 school year. If you have any questions, please contact Toni Russo, Director of Facilities, at [email protected] or call (619) 297-2266.

Sign up Today for our Valle de Guadalupe Event on April 22!

Tickets are going fast so reserve yours today and join the OLP Community for a family day in the Valle de Guadalupe in Mexico. We hope you will join us for a bilingual mass in a beautiful outdoor chapel, followed by family-style lunch with music, all while celebrating OLP. This event is open to all OLP and Saints families, future Pilots, alumnae families, and their friends. Learn more and reserve your spot on our website.

Pep Talks: New Advocacy Resource from NCGS

NCGS is now offering a new digital resource to share the unique benefits of girls' schools! In "The Relevancy of Girls' Schools" series, NCGS Executive Director Megan Murphy addresses why, with female empowerment making headlines around the world, girls' schools are more relevant today than ever before. Learn more.

Week of March 26 - March 30
 
Week of March 26 - March 30
(Please note the regular dismissal time of 2:15 pm for the entire week)
Monday, March 26: (DFGE) -  Club Fair Week
Tuesday, March 27: (ABGC) - Club Fair Week
Wednesday, March 28: (DEF) - Club Fair Week; Stations of the Cross (11 am - 12 pm)
Thursday, March 29: School is Closed - Holy Thursday
Friday, March 30: School is Closed - Good Friday
 
Important** It is The French Gourmet's policy not to turn girls away when they purchase food at Common Grounds or in the Pilot Cafe, with a zero or negative balance on their student account. We have an honor system and ask that the girls return with payment or add money to their MealTime account to cover the amount due.  Please be reminded that the student account is not a "credit" account. Kindly settle any negative account balances before OLP recesses for Spring break. Reminder messages will be sent through JupiterEd.
 
Common Grounds:

Common Grounds menu has changed in observation of Lent

Monday - Thursday -  Turkey, pesto and cheese panini; Grilled Cheese on sourdough; Macaroni and cheese & bacon panini; Turkey and cheese baguette sandwiches; Turkey, cheese and avocado baguette sandwiches
 
Wanted by the FBI: San Diego FBI Teen Academy Applicants

The FBI Teen Academy is an opportunity for students to spend an interactive day with special agents and professional staff at the FBI building in Sorrento Valley. Students will participate in both classroom and hands-on activities while learning about the FBI's core values. For example, classes will offer an insider's look into FBI investigations into gangs, drugs, and terrorism, as well as involve discussions about the FBI's use of computer forensics in cyber investigations. Learn more.

Literary Magazine is Currently Accepting Art and Writing Submissions!

Calling all writers and artists! Literary Magazine is currently accepting submissions. You may send a maximum of 3 submissions to Mrs. Gascho if you are interested. Send submissions to [email protected]. Include your full name, graduation year, and LIT MAG in the subject line. You will be notified by email once your submission is received and once again once it is approved. ALL ENTRIES DUE MONDAY, MARCH 26!

CSF Membership for Seniors

The California Scholarship Federation is now accepting applications for 3rd quarter grades from all current Seniors. Applications can be found online or outside room 201 and must be turned in with a print out of your official 3rd quarter grades to Ms. Cunningham (Room 201) NO LATER THAN Tuesday, April 10th at 2:15pm. No late applications or applications without printed grades will be accepted. Please see Ms. Cunningham for any questions regarding eligibility, number of active semesters, or the application process. Download application here!

Apply to be a Link Crew Leader!

Any Sophomores or Juniors that are interested in applying to become a Link Crew leader for next year are invited to attend one of the two informational meetings. Come to Room 202 at lunch on April 9th or April 12th to pick up an application and learn all about what it takes to be part of the Pilot Link Crew! If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Hanley or Mrs. MacManus.

Peer Tutoring is Back!
Student tutors from our National Honor Society are available Monday through Thursday during lunch (12:05 - 12:50 pm) and after school (2:30 - 3:15 pm) starting February 5. Tutoring is being offered in almost every subject and there is no need to make an appointment, students can just stop by the Student Commons and our Peer Tutors will be happy to help! The schedule of when subjects are offered can be found here.
 
Athletics Announcements
This Week's Recap: 
 
Lacrosse
Taly Ferrante '21 had 4 goals and 2 assists for the Pilots. On Tuesday, they beat Hoover 12-1. Seven different Pilots scored in this game while Bailey Gehler '19 had 3 goals and 3 assists and Ferrante '21 had 3 goals.
 
Track and Field
The Pilots competed in the 15th annual Elmer Runge Invitational and brought home some medals. Marla Hart '19 placed 1st in her heat for the 100m and 3rd for long jump, Daniela 
Mireles '19 placed 5th in her flight for throws, Jenna Beck '20 placed 1st in her heat and 
Lilli Bass '19 placed 3rd and ran a PR (personal record) in her heat for the 800m. Also notable,
Yasmeen Konja '21 competed in the pole vault, successfully clearing the opening height of 6' (first time since 2002), and also competed in the long jump and placed 3rd in her flight. Yesterday, Liliana Morales '19 achieved a new school record in the triple jump at 35'3".  
 
Softball

Last Friday, JV Softball fell to Eastlake. On Tuesday, Varsity beat Valley Center 4-2. Kyra Davis '19 led the team offensively, going 3-3 along with Solana Martinez '19 going 3-4. Capitan Kaleigh Lane '18 hit her third homer in for the year scoring two runs for her team. Isabella "Isa" Buckley '21 stepped it up behind the plate, catching her 2nd game in a row for the team. On Thursday, the Pilots fell to Grossmont 2-5. Kelsey Way '18 pitched a competitive game against the Division I team. Catcher Kayley Gibbons '18 went 2-3, hitting two hard line drives up the middle.

Morning Announcements:

Food Menus:

Pilot Cafe:

Monday:

Soupe du jour - French Onion

Plat du jour -  Pasta with meat or marinara sauce, Caesar salad, garlic bread, fresh parmesan cheese

Tuesday:

Soupe du jour - Tomato Basil

Plat du jour - Kobe Beef Burger Sliders, oven roasted potatoes, glazed carrots

Wednesday:

Soupe du jour - White Bean
Plat du jour - Chicken Piccata, macaroni and cheese, sauteed broccoli
 

Thursday:
CLOSED