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Olney Hosts Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Olney Friends School was honored to welcome nearly fifty members of the Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce to campus for the group's March luncheon.

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Arthur Morgan School Visits Olney Friends School

Over the weekend, Olney Friends School was pleased to host a group of eight students and three faculty members from Arthur Morgan School, a progressive boarding and day school for students in grades 7-9 in Burnsville, North Carolina. Arthur Morgan School shares many similarities with Olney, being a Quaker school with [...]

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Big Fun and Bigger Bids Highlight Junior Auction

On Friday night, Olney Friends School held its annual Junior Auction in the Collection Room. The event, intended to raise funds for the class of 2017, saw dozens of goods and services auctioned off to a lively crowd of students, faculty, and guests from the Arthur Morgan School.

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Throwback Thursday: Farm Edition (Part Four)

The Towe Ranch This was part of the old Aaron Frame farm. In 1966, the Ed Towe family purchased the land from Ray McFarland and donated it to the school. The 52 acres included pasture and tillable land, completing the circle of farm land surrounding the school.

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Student Spotlight: Antonia Sigmon

Sophomore Antonia Sigmon has lived near Olney Friends School for years, but it was her love of music that first brought her to campus.

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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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Throwback Thursday: Farm Edition (Week Three)

The Taber Farm "On April 1, 1957, we deeded the farm to Friends Boarding School of Barnesville, Ohio, and as of the same date, transferred our portion of the herd of Jerseys to the School. We made three requests. First; that the property be kept intact, and known as the 'Taber Farm' as long as possible to do so. [...]

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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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