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 [...]
Community Project: December 9th, 2015
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.
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Community Project and Art Endeavors - November 2015
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 [...]
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Homecoming 2015 -- Coffeehouse Event
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 [...]
Homecoming Dinner and James Van Nuys Concert
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.
Olney Distance Run 2015
Senior Cayce Morrison won the 2015 Olney Distance Run, recording a time of 18:40. Full results and photos from the race can be found below.
Alumni Soccer Game 2015 - Gallery 1
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.