Standing strong in our Quaker tradition of stewardship, Olney Friends School answered a call to action to protect our drinking water supply. Twenty-five students and faculty attended the Barnesville Village Council meeting on Monday, November 28 to urge Council to include the following statement in the area Source Water Protection Plan (SWPP): We ask that […]
Each year, dozens of alumni, parents, and friends of the school return to Olney for our annual Homecoming event. This year, we welcomed familiar folks back for a weekend filled with food, fun, farm activities, and unforgettable festivities. On Friday night, the extended Olney community gathered for a wonderful meal in the dining room. Students […]
Olney’s annual Awards Banquet typically falls right before Final Collection on the Thursday preceding Commencement. The evening is, for many members of the Olney community, the most emotional and powerful of the entire school year, and this year was no exception. Staff, students, and a handful of guests enjoyed a wonderful buffet-style steak dinner (compliments […]
The Celebration of the Arts was a true showcase of our community’s creativity. The Olney Spirit continues to inspire our students. They created some amazing pieces this year, and our student’s musical talents were so evident in their performances. The entire Main was transformed into a gallery and students sold prints of their artwork and […]
Micah Brownstein and a group of Olney students are at the Oglebay Institute in Wheeling, WV today for #Ecofest, sharing the story of our commitment to environmental education and sustainability.
On a chilly Friday evening last March, Liarucha Zahnke-Basuki performed in her first Gymnastics Exhibition at Olney Friends School. Toward the end of the event, she stood in the gymnasium doorway, holding back tears as she watched members of the class of 2015 perform their senior skit. “I had already changed schools a couple times, […]
A recent Olney Friends School tradition, “February Fridays” officially kicked off this afternoon. Each Friday during the month, students engage in a series of unique projects that allow for creative and educational explorations that extend beyond the normal classroom experience. Throughout the month, each class will travel to a different city, touring local landmarks and […]
Attention Middle and High School Students Olney Friends School welcomes you to our upcoming open house event! Join us Sunday evening, February 14th, for dinner and an evening of exciting games and activities. Stay overnight and spend the next day experiencing life at Olney by participating in music, art, and academic Endeavors! Please RSVP by […]