Our News & Events


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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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 [...]

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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.

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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 [...]

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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.

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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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