Blog - Olney Friends School

Our News & Events


Olney Alumni Honored at The White House

One of Olney Friends School's many historically distinguishing characteristics is its relatively small class sizes. Despite graduating twenty or fewer students per year in recent decades, Olney boasts an alumni network comprised of many incredible people who are doing equally incredible work in countless fields across [...]

Posted in: Featured, Import, Stories


Summarizing Samurai: Calligraphy and Haiku

#OnlyAtOlney Students gather an appreciation for the beauty of Japanese writing as they combine calligraphy and haiku during their Summarizing Samurai Endeavor.

Posted in: Explore Olney, Import, Life at Olney


Generations Return for OFS Homecoming 2016

Each year, dozens of alumni, parents, and friends of the school return to Olney for our annual Homecoming event. This year, we welcomed familiar folks back for a weekend filled with food, fun, farm activities, and unforgettable festivities.

Posted in: Archive, Featured, Life at Olney, Stories


Students Learn to Bake in Survival Endeavor

In recent years, one of the more popular electives at Olney Friends School has been a wilderness survival Endeavor that places students in a hypothetical post-apocalyptic world where they are forced to forage for themselves without the luxuries and conveniences that have stifled the self-sufficiency of recent [...]

Posted in: Archive, Explore Olney, Stories


Schedule: Homecoming 2016

Alumni, friends, and family: Join us on campus for a weekend of bonding and fun as we celebrate Homecoming 2016!

Posted in: Archive


Olney Attends Climate Change Solutions Event

Olney Friends School was honored at the Climate Change Solutions event located at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland.  There were over one hundred guests in attendance, including state officials, the state director for Senator Sherrod Brown, and an expert panel. The Ohio Environmental Council’s Executive [...]

Posted in: Featured, Import, Stories


Respect, Responsibility, and Helpfulness in Grade 10 Humanities

On Friday, August 26th, students in Grade 10 Humanities worked on group projects with the aim of creating visual representations of how respect, responsibility, and helpfulness are displayed in the Olney Friends School community.

Posted in: Explore Olney, Import, Stories


Almost Anything Goes 2016

Olney Friends School's annual Almost Anything Goes event is an opportunity for students to showcase their personalities and talents while forming friendships through a series of team-building exercises and performances.

Posted in: Featured, Import