On Saturday, students in both the boys and girls dorms prepared their living spaces for Olney's annual "Room Beautiful" event. Some opted for elaborate decorative expression while others took a minimalist approach. Several rooms featured complex furniture arrangements and a few had snacks (including a classy cheese [...]
As the holiday season nears, Olney students and faculty are also celebrating "Greens Week." Vegetables from our organic farm have made their way into our daily meals, including mizzuna rolls and a delicious veggie lasagna. On Wednesday, the community picked Brussels sprouts that were also served this week.
Wednesdays have become a source of excitement for both students and faculty here at Olney. Mornings are home to "community project time," which encourages stewardship, team building and physical exercise while afternoons feature our weekly art block, allowing students to express themselves creatively through a variety [...]
Before a busy Homecoming Saturday that featured the Olney Distance Run, alumni soccer game, the first annual Sorghum Festival and a concert by James Van Nuys '73, students enjoyed a coffeehouse environment on campus Friday night. Musical and spoken performances highlighted the first major event of a truly memorable [...]
James Van Nuys, a member of the Olney Friends School class of 1973, returned to campus for an exciting musical performance Saturday. Before the show, nearly 200 students, faculty, alumni, parents and friends gathered in the dining room (and surrounding rooms) for a delicious meal.
Current Olney students, adorned in blue-and-white face paint, took the field Saturday afternoon to play the alumni team. Over a half dozen nations were represented in a competitive, rainy game that saw the alums pull out a 4-1 victory.