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Creativity, Culture and Community Essential to the Olney Experience

Wednesdays at Olney Friends School ...allow for exploration, expression and both individual and community growth.

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Students and Faculty Enjoy READING AFTERNOON!

A popular tradition at Olney, Reading Morning, has moved to the afternoon... at least for now. Once per academic quarter, students are able to take half an academic day off from their formal coursework to enjoy some quiet time with a good book. They also got to snack on some of our delicious pumpkin bread!

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Social Media at Olney Explores the Archives

Students enrolled in Social Media at Olney do a side-by-side comparison of the 2015 school yearbook with one from the 1930s.

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Citation Needed: Memes, Research and Resources Unite at Olney

 A group of students gather in the library to learn about the many academic resources available at Olney Friends School.

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Wednesday Afternoons Highlighted by Artistic Endeavors

 Seniors Lan Nguyen and Taemin Kim admire their mural in the Olney girls dorm kitchen.

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Dorm Life 2015: A Guide to Residential Life at Olney

As summer reaches its climax, youths from a dozen states and nearly as many countries will converge upon Barnesville, Ohio, in late August — many for the first time as Olney students. For most, the start of the school year also means a transition to dorm life. While excitement is generally high for annual traditions [...]

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Summer update `15

BARNESVILLE – The windows of the Main are open wide this July, and birds’ songs are blowing in on the summer breeze. The Olney Friends School campus is truly beautiful at this time of year with its expanses of green grass and colorful flowers in bloom. The seemingly serene setting is somewhat deceptive, though, since [...]

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Community Service an Integral Part of an Olney Education

FLUSHING, Ohio – Students and faculty at Olney Friends School are thankful for many things. From their beautiful, 350-acre campus to their newly opened, state-of-the-art Stillwater Science Center, members of the Olney community recognize that they have much for which to be grateful.

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