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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...

Get an Internship This Summer

Marissa Hernandez-Torres

April 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As the school year comes to an end, we can’t help but dream about the sandy beaches and road trip adventures waiting for us on the other side. Summer is only a few weeks away and the craving for relaxation is in high demand. But just like every year, summer will pass away in the blink of an eye and...

Maria Shriver: Architect of Change

Diana Arce

April 11, 2018


Filed under Student Life

About Maria Shriver… Maria Shriver was born to a Roman Catholic family in Chicago, Illinois on November 6, 1955. Her father, Sargent Shriver, was a lawyer, U.S. Ambassador to France, and a World War II veteran. Her mother was Eunice Kennedy, JFK’s younger sister, who founded what was then known as C...

Community Day: Valle de Guadalupe

Community Day: Valle de Guadalupe

April 11, 2018


Filed under Student Life

  Just a short ride from Tijuana, Baja California, Valle de Guadalupe is the great escape from your typical weekend. Valle de Guadalupe encompasses all the rustic roots of wine making, but with it’s own modern twist. Thirty minutes away from the typical-tacos-and-tortas Tijuana, is Ensenada. Ensenada ...

Serving the Dear Neighbor…On Another Continent!

Serving the Dear Neighbor…On Another Continent!

April 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

By: Valeria Chavez  Service isn’t just an abstract idea at OLP; rather, it is ingrained and deeply rooted in everything we do as a school. Students don’t just learn about service, they have the opportunities to put their faith into action! In fact, 1 in 10 OLP students will choose to have an...

College Advice from OLP Teachers

College Advice from OLP Teachers

Kylie Greene

March 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As the seniors at the Academy are preparing to go away for college, they are searching for and taking any advice they can get to make their college experience the best it can be! Fortunately, our OLP teachers are able to provide some words of wisdom and pieces of advice to help them be as ready as the...

OLP Immersion Trips

OLP Immersion Trips

Anisah Enciso

March 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This past month, 18 Pilots left to Nicaragua on a mission to build bathrooms for families in need through the organization, Amigos for Christ. They returned with strong relationships, heart-warming pictures, and many stories to tell, inspiring others to sign up for more of the immersion trips the Acad...

Where the Wild Things Are

March 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

By: Julia Espinosa As the winter comes to a end, everyone is trading their UGG Boots for sandals and their pants for skirts. However, here at the Academy, we trade our sneakers for dance shoes and our uniforms for leotards. Spring Sing is a wonderful OLP tradition which allows the women to em...

We Have These Classes?!

Marissa Hernandez-Torres

March 1, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As the school year is coming to a close and the new one is only a couple of months away, everyone is wondering the same thing: did I pick the right classes? And while there are required courses you have to take, oftentimes towards our Junior and Senior year we find unexpected room in our schedule for...

OLP Myths and Legends

OLP Myths and Legends

Ashley Yeatts

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Have you ever wondered what the basements of OLP contain? Tunnels? Ghosts? German Spies? OLP being the oldest high school in San Diego has provoked many ideas from students, faculty, staff, parents and more that, over the years, has turned into mesmerizing legends and myths that roam the campus in ...

The Blue Crew

Julia Espinosa

February 28, 2018


Filed under Student Life

      Time Flies By: Julia Espinosa Who knew that time would fly by this quickly? All of those annoying mandatory “Coco’s” and sections led to this. They weren’t kidding when they said that these four years would be the best and worst times of our lives; they most def...

I Left My Heart in Nicaragua

I Left My Heart in Nicaragua

Lily Lucero ‘18, Section Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life

In our social media centered, future driven, busy world, it is far too easy to lose sight of simplicity and pure happiness. In Nicaragua, this is not an issue. On the recent service immersion trip to Chinandega, Nicaragua, fifteen OLP students experienced the true meaning of loving and serving one’s d...

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