The Pilot Press

New Passengers on our Flight

New Passengers on our Flight

Vivian Mateos Zuniga ‘18

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

With the excitement of a new school year, faces are always changing; from new students to new faculty, it is hard to keep up. There are so many new teachers who have joined the community at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace this year, and it is only fair to allow them to introduce themselves to their n...

Old Desks Find a New Home

Old Desks Find a New Home

Makena Huey '17

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Everyone at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace knows about the new, shiny white desks in the classrooms, but not everyone knows what happened to the old desks that were stacked behind the teacher parking lot during the first few weeks of school. OLP’s Director of Facilities, Toni Russo, explains the journe...

OLP’s Beauty and the Beast

OLP’s Beauty and the Beast

Vianna Schatz ‘20

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Beauty and the Beast is a ‘Tale as Old as Time,’ and will continue to be loved in the upcoming weeks when it is performed at OLP. When the cast was interviewed, it became apparent that the play will be a hit. Grace Newton ‘17, who plays Belle, says “The Beauty and the Beast musical has all the elements of ...

Athlete Spotlight: Olivia Dinapoli ‘19

Athlete Spotlight: Olivia Dinapoli ‘19

Bridget Barclay ’19

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Student Spotlight

There is an infinite amount of high-achieving athletes in the world. Many of these athletes come with pride from the Academy. Amongst the seasonal sports, there are a few select players who have shown dedication and improvement with promising futures. One player who fits this description is the Varsi...

Plaid Problems

Annie Babka ‘17 and Gemma Carretta ‘17

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Help! I’m a freshman here at OLP and I feel lost: I attend all the varsity volleyball games, have gone to several football games, and have even participated in Wacky Wednesdays, but I still don’t feel like a true Pilot. What can I do to  fit in with my fellow sisters? -Frazzled Freshman F...

Welcome to the Family, Freshmen!

Welcome to the Family, Freshmen!

Mariela Lopez '19

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Dear Freshmen, First, welcome to OLP! I know I am speaking for everyone when I say that we are so excited for you to now be a part of our beautiful sisterhood. From what I have seen, each and every one of you has been spirited, cheerful, loving, and confident. I have met quite a few of you and let...

College Corner: Junior Ambassadors

College Corner: Junior Ambassadors

Celia Martinez ‘17 and Madeleine King ‘17

October 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Dear Juniors and Seniors, Coordinated by counselor Mrs. Wyatt, the Junior Ambassador program is specifically designed for juniors and seniors on the road to leaving high school and entering college. The purpose of Junior Ambassadors is to serve as the right hand to the college department in its e...

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