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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...

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...

A Monumental Trip

A Monumental Trip

Linda Alvarez ‘19 and Alexa Gonzalez ‘17

March 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Photos, Student Life

  Witness history. Relive history. Walk 30+ miles in 5 short days. Meet people from all walks of life. These are just a few of the things Nicole Ballesteros ‘20, Isela Quinones ‘20, Alexa Apodaca ‘19, Klaudia Coronel ‘19, Sofia Steinberger ‘18, Zoe Sidiropoulos ‘18, Isabella Torregiani ‘1...

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...

Honoring the History of OLP’s Campus

Honoring the History of OLP’s Campus

Makena Huey '17

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Founded in 1882 by the Sisters of St. Joseph Of Carondelet, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace is the oldest high school in San Diego, and because of its rich history, the campus that hundreds of girls call home has a large variety of surprising and insightful facts that would surprises many Pilots. Although it may...

Embarassing Teacher Moments

Embarassing Teacher Moments

Vivian Mateos Zuniga '18

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

It is not uncommon to find students at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace falling down (or up) the stairs, being caught daydreaming in class, having a phone ring in the middle of an eerily quiet classroom, or spilling an ever needed cup of coffee. OLP teachers are no different. While they may appear...

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