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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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Seniors Host Graddy Fair 2016

On Sunday night, seniors participated in Olney's annual "Graddy Fair." In coordination with their graddy essays, students are required to give presentations on a topic of their choosing. This year's fair featured the following presentations:

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Gallery: Olney Poetry Slam 2016

On Friday night, April 29th, Olney students, faculty, and even a board member took the stage to perform at Olney's annual Poetry Slam event! Photos can be found below.

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Olney Attends Ecofest at Oglebay Institute

Micah Brownstein and a group of Olney students are at the Oglebay Institute in Wheeling, WV today for ‪#‎Ecofest‬, sharing the story of our commitment to environmental education and sustainability.

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February Fridays: Week Four

For the final February Fridays event of the year, the Freshman class is taking a tour of Pittsburgh. You can follow their fun on the official Olney Friends School Instagram.

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February Fridays: Week Three

This past weekend, the sophomore class joined humanities teachers Emily Carton and Eric Lundblade for a visit to Philadelphia. Photos of their trip can be found on Olney's student-run Instagram page.

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February Fridays: Week Two

This past Friday, the Junior class journeyed to Cleveland. You can view photos from their excursion on the Olney Friends School Instagram account.

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Spirit Week Showcases Interesting Attire

With themes like "Twin Tuesday" and "Onesie Wednesday," it is not surprising that Spirit Week at Olney Friends School offered some unique takes on traditional school attire. While students are generally welcome to dress comfortably and choose attires that reflect their personalities, Spirit Week was certainly [...]

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