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14
Aug

Olney Welcomes New Director of Admissions

As Olney Friends School prepares for its 180th academic year, many exciting changes are taking place on campus. Cynthia Walker, our Dean of Academic Affairs, and Micah Brownstein, our long-tenured Dean of Students, have been promoted to an interim Co-Head of School role for the 2017-2018 school year. Entering the new [...]

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08
May

Schedule: Commencement 2017

Commencement Schedule Friday May 26, 2017 3:30 - 5:30 Reception - Music Box -Sign in, meet your classmates, have a snack 4:00 Silent Auction begins (Collection Room) 5:30 Supper - gym (student sign outs with family members only) 7:30 Alumni and Friends Gathering - Stillwater Meetinghouse 8:30-9:30 Dessert in the [...]

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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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