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Summer update `15

BARNESVILLE – The windows of the Main are open wide this July, and birds’ songs are blowing in on the summer breeze. The Olney Friends School campus is truly beautiful at this time of year with its expanses of green grass and colorful flowers in bloom. The seemingly serene setting is somewhat deceptive, though, since [...]

Posted in: Apply, Featured, Import, Life at Olney


Lessons from the Land: Sorghum Crop Becomes Teaching Tool

BARNESVILLE – Olney Friends School cultivates young minds, drawing lessons from the land and the traditions of its Belmont County campus.

Posted in: Farm and Kitchen, Import, Stories


Alum Favors Online Monthly Giving

BARNESVILLE, Ohio – Steve Tatum is thankful that Olney Friends School still provides students the opportunity to live and learn in the same type of values-based environment that he enjoyed as a student in the 1960s. That is why he is committed to making a monthly donation to the school.

Posted in: Alumni, Import, Support


Community Service an Integral Part of an Olney Education

FLUSHING, Ohio – Students and faculty at Olney Friends School are thankful for many things. From their beautiful, 350-acre campus to their newly opened, state-of-the-art Stillwater Science Center, members of the Olney community recognize that they have much for which to be grateful.

Posted in: Activities and Events, Import, Life at Olney, Stewardship, Stories, Students


Stewardship, Conservation Are Key Elements of Olney's Program

BARNESVILLE, Ohio – Members of the Olney Friends School community have long treasured the pastoral setting of our 350-acre campus, which provides the opportunity for students to help grow their own food and to study their natural environment. But a new challenge to Olney’s stance on stewardship now comes from the [...]

Posted in: Featured, Import, SPICES, Stewardship, Stories


Seeking Class Agents

The 2015-16 school year is just around the corner, and that means Olney Friends School classes that graduated in years that end in “6” or “1” are due to have reunions!

Posted in: Alumni, Archive


Friends Music Camp Under Way

BARNESVILLE – The hills – and classrooms, hallways, dorms and lawns – around Olney Friends School are



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