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Throwback Thursday: Farm Edition (Part Two)

The Plummer House Abraham Plummer settled the property in 1801 and the first house in Warren Township was built in the front yard. Plummer was the fourth citizen of Barnesville and the first Quaker to settle in town. The original part of the current house was constructed around the late 1820s or early 1830s by Robert [...]

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Student Spotlight: Joe Velick

Sophomore Joe Velick's first visit to Olney Friends School came nearly seven years ago. His connection to the school, however, dates back further.

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Etty Comes to Olney

Photo Credit: Ricardo Barros   “If I should not survive, how I die will show me who I really am.” - Etty Hillesum

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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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Throwback Thursday: Farm Edition (Part One)

Campus Farm: Friends Boarding School This is the view of the campus farm some time after 1912 from the 20 Acres hillside. The school was relocated from Mt. Pleasant (where it was founded in 1837) to its current Barnesville location in 1876 and built on the corner of four farms donated by Benjamin Stanton, Barkley [...]

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Hands on Health

Our Food and Health Endeavor recently had class in the kitchen to put their lessons into practice. Each student made a salad dressing to serve with the salad bar at lunch. Recipes included creamy feta, ranch, and avocado. Pictures of our student chefs are below!

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Student Spotlight: Malaya Tindongan

Freshman Malaya Tindongan, though small in stature, is already one of Olney Friends School's biggest personalities: vibrant, bubbly, and perpetually social. Six months in to her Olney career, it's hard to believe that, at one point, she was a quiet, reserved girl with mixed feelings about the school.

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February Fridays: Week One

A recent Olney Friends School tradition, "February Fridays" officially kicked off this afternoon.

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