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Environmental Information Event a Success at Olney

More than fifty people attended the Health and Community Impacts of Oil and Gas Development meeting at Olney Friends School. Experts shared their knowledge about fracking and local residents were given the opportunity to share their stories and ask questions.

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Ohio Environmental Council Public Informational Meeting

Saturday, August 6, 2016 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Olney Friends School Main Building, Seminar and Collection Rooms 61830 Sandy Ridge Road Barnesville, Ohio

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Early Entrance Option at Olney Friends School

Chloe, a prospective student in Olney's Early Entrance Option, works on a project in the Stillwater Science Center with environmental scientists from Yale University.

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Belmont SWCD Hosts Annual Passport to Fishing at Olney

Kim Lawson is the Watershed Coordinator at Belmont Soil and Water Conversation District.

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Yale Researchers Conduct Fracking Study in Belmont County

Yale researchers have made Olney Friends School their headquarters for the Ohio Water and Air Quality Study. They have expressed much gratitude and appreciation to the Olney community and stated, "Things are going very well and the Stillwater Science Center (SSC) is fantastic." The chemistry lab in the SSC has been [...]

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Passport to Fishing: July 13th

Belmont Soil and Water Conservation District is holding a Passport to Fishing program on Wednesday, July 13th from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This free program will be held at the Olney Friends School's Livezy Lake, located at 61830 Sandy Ridge Road, Barnesville, Ohio. Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m.

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Athletics, Academics, and Sportsmanship Honored at Awards Banquet

Olney's annual Awards Banquet typically falls right before Final Collection on the Thursday preceding Commencement. The evening is, for many members of the Olney community, the most emotional and powerful of the entire school year, and this year was no exception.

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