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17
Feb

Student Spotlight: Joe Velick

Sophomore Joe Velick's first visit to Olney Friends School came nearly seven years ago. His connection to the school, however, dates back further.

Posted in: Import, Student Spotlights

16
Feb

Etty Comes to Olney

Photo Credit: Ricardo Barros   “If I should not survive, how I die will show me who I really am.” - Etty Hillesum

Posted in: Featured, Import, Stories

15
Feb

February Fridays: Week Two

This past Friday, the Junior class journeyed to Cleveland. You can view photos from their excursion on the Olney Friends School Instagram account.

Posted in: Explore Olney, Featured, Galleries, Import

11
Feb

Throwback Thursday: Farm Edition (Part One)

Campus Farm: Friends Boarding School This is the view of the campus farm some time after 1912 from the 20 Acres hillside. The school was relocated from Mt. Pleasant (where it was founded in 1837) to its current Barnesville location in 1876 and built on the corner of four farms donated by Benjamin Stanton, Barkley [...]

Posted in: Farm and Kitchen, Import, Stories

11
Feb
11
Feb

Strategic Plan Guides Farmers

During the winter season, when even the chickens don't want to go outside, Olney Friends School's farmers are looking eagerly to spring. While we plan for next season, one tool we often refer to is the Farm Strategic Plan. It details four goals for the farm over several years. Those goals are:

Posted in: Archive, Farm and Kitchen

11
Feb

Hands on Health

Our Food and Health Endeavor recently had class in the kitchen to put their lessons into practice. Each student made a salad dressing to serve with the salad bar at lunch. Recipes included creamy feta, ranch, and avocado. Pictures of our student chefs are below!

Posted in: Eat, Import, Stories

10
Feb

Student Spotlight: Malaya Tindongan

Freshman Malaya Tindongan, though small in stature, is already one of Olney Friends School's biggest personalities: vibrant, bubbly, and perpetually social. Six months in to her Olney career, it's hard to believe that, at one point, she was a quiet, reserved girl with mixed feelings about the school.

Posted in: Import, Student Spotlights