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21
Apr

Baby Goats are Born on Campus

As of Friday, April 21st, seven kids have been born on campus. Students Rachel, Iris, and Ari all assisted in the delivery of Judith's three kids this afternoon.

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24
Mar

Olney Visits UPitt for Ta-Nehesi Coates Reading

On Monday, March 20th, students and faculty from Olney Friends School visited the University of Pittsburgh for a reading by National Book Award winner and MacArthur Grant recipient Ta-Nehesi Coates.

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22
Mar

Barnesville's Stanley Plumly Returns for Reading at Olney

Area native and award-winning poet returns for a reading at Olney Friends School When: Friday, April 14th at 8:00 P.M.

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29
Jan

Student Dorms on Display at Room Beautiful

While Olney Friends School currently enrolls its highest number of day students in recent history, the majority attend as either 5-day or 7-day boarders, thus they spend a considerable amount of time in their dorm rooms. At the beginning of the second semester, room assignments are changed, giving students the [...]

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27
Jan

From Graddy to Reality: Olney Gets Solar Panels

Kayla Kellar '15 stands atop the Girls Dorm at Olney Friends School. Her senior "Graddy" essay inspired the installation of solar paneling for the building in early 2017.

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24
Jan

Olney Students Join Women's March on Washington

On Saturday,  January 21st, an estimated 500,000-1,000,000 people took to the streets of the nation's capital for the Women's March on Washington. The event, which called for an end to gender-based violence and the promotion of women's health, environmental and social justice, religious freedom, and civil, women's and [...]

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19
Dec

First Semester Concludes with Annual Holiday Party

To conclude what was been a busy and exciting first semester to the 2016-2017 school year, students, faculty, family and friends celebrated the holiday season on Wednesday, December 14th.

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09
Dec

Student Spotlight: Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith is a junior at Olney Friends School. She hails from the small town of Lodi, New York, which is near Ithaca. She has been walking Olney’s hallowed halls for two and half years now, though her sister Mishka (a graduate of the Class of 2015) made the journey here first. Rachel and her sister discovered Olney [...]

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