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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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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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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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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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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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2016 Olney Farm Report

This year’s Olney Farm Report boasts a change in management, new construction, renovations, annual events, and an organic certification, as well as a bounty full of harvested vegetables and grains. There are also changes and increases to the animal farm. We have much to celebrate, the first of which is the approval [...]

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Olney Visits Barnesville Village Council Meeting

Standing strong in our Quaker tradition of stewardship, Olney Friends School answered a call to action to protect our drinking water supply. Twenty-five students and faculty attended the Barnesville Village Council meeting on Monday, November 28 to urge Council to include the following statement in the area Source [...]

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Class of 2020 Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

9th graders Christian Ufitikirezi, Marisa Becerra, Ren Fultz, Chloe Mankin and Abbi Kellar hosted a wonderful dining in the OFS Dining Room on Thursday night.

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