The Pilot Press

BeYOUtiful Conference 2018

Diana Arce

May 3, 2018


Filed under OLP Life

On Saturday, April 21 the Academy of Our Lady of Peace held its 5th annual BeYOUtiful Conference. This is a conference which invites 5th-7th grade girls from all over the San Diego Diocese to participate in the girl empowerment workshops. BeYOUtiful itself is a club at OLP that started as an initi...

Class of ’22, OLP Welcomes YOU

May 3, 2018


Filed under OLP Life

  The incoming class of 2022 joined together on April 24, 2018 for the Annual Freshmen Welcome Night. It was a day of exciting activities, icebreakers, group pictures, and new additions to the sisterhood. The incoming freshman enjoyed activities like cheering competitions, "finish the lyr...

A Night to Remember Prom

Kylie Greene

May 3, 2018


Filed under OLP Life

Last Friday, April 27th, students from all over San Diego, including many of our fellow OLP classmates, attended the annual A Night to Remember Prom. A Night to Remember is a Prom dedicated to honoring 15-22 year-olds with special needs, such as Down Syndrome, Autism, and Cerebral Palsy. These students...

Stanko travels to South Africa

April 19, 2018


Filed under OLP Life

While most people spent their holidays in New York, Hawaii, or D.C., Ms. Stanko was spending her spring break embracing the sun and beaches of South Africa. She and her boyfriend, Eric, and his family arrived and stayed in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. While there, they drove up and down ...

Pilots Take: The Nazareth Farm

Pilots Take: The Nazareth Farm

Anisah Enciso

April 19, 2018


Filed under OLP Life, Student Life

This spring break, 6 OLP Pilots accompanied by Mr.White and Mrs.Wilson, had the opportunity to visit the Nazareth Farm in Doddridge, West Virginia. Students set out to work in 30-40 degree weather and were even lucky enough to see it snow! They were able to experience a service-retreat following the...

NAHS and the Memory Project

Alejandra Torres

April 9, 2018


Filed under OLP Life, Showcase

The Memory Project is an organization OLP’s chapter of the National Art Honors Society partners with annually to create beautiful portraits of children who have faced numerous hardships - e.g. war, extreme poverty, neglect, natural disasters, and orphanhood. Students receive pictures of the kids an...

Diving Into Water Polo

Diving Into Water Polo

Bridget Barclay ‘19, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Athletics, OLP Life, Photos

The Academy officially dove in!  2017 marks the first season of OLP’s water polo team. This team, run by Coach Chuy (who played water polo in high school and for Mesa College), is made up of 17 dedicated players. The idea of an OLP water polo team was sparked when a new student, Samantha Tyssee...

Plaid Problems

Lily Lucero ‘18 and Caroline Muñoz ‘18

March 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, OLP Life

  Dear Plaid Problem Guru, Yesterday I tripped on the stairs. Today I tripped again. The day before yesterday I also tripped, but that day I had a heavy backpack on and fell in front of a classmate. She laughed, and I felt like crawling into my bed and remaining there for the rest of ...

Spring Sing: A Look Behind the Scenes

Spring Sing: A Look Behind the Scenes

Mariela Lopez-Oviedo ‘19, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under OLP Life, Photos, Student Life

  Spring Sing has always been valued greatly by not only the OLP community, but also the local community. The annual performances first started in 1970 when Sister Mary Sheila, the principal at the time, decided to create a fun and entertaining activity for students at the Academy to showcase thei...

Spring Sing Stars Behind the Curtain

Spring Sing Stars Behind the Curtain

Nicole Stepovich ‘19, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under OLP Life, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Now that Spring Sing is nothing more than a nostalgic memory, it is time to look back on the students who had some of the biggest roles in the entire production.  No, not the main characters, but the girls who worked tirelessly for more than 12 weeks every single day to produce a phenomenal show. T...

Salutatorian Sienna Rohrer Sought Balance Between Activities and Academics

Salutatorian Sienna Rohrer Sought Balance Between Activities and Academics

Julia Isbell '17, Editor-in-chief (layout)

May 16, 2016


Filed under OLP Life

An honors and AP student, Peer Trainer, founder of Culinary Club, member of Council of Ten, and salutatorian, Sienna Rohrer ‘16 has had a fruitful four years at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace. Through Sienna’s involvement in OLP, she has left a mark on campus that will leave a lasting impressi...

Plaid Problems

Plaid Problems

Julia Isbell '17 and Gemma Carretta '17

May 16, 2016


Filed under OLP Life

I got into the college of my dreams and am planning to attend in the fall! However, it is out of state, so it’s really expensive. I do not want to go into debt while getting an education. Do you know of any scholarships I am eligible for? -Super Excited Senior Congratulations Seniors on your acceptances! Not knowing a lot abou...

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