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Follow your heart and eat your vegetables, alum tells grads

Bexley alum Mike Altman ’95 had some pointed advice for the BHS class of 2017 when he appeared as the featured speaker at commencement on May 28. Follow your heart, he told them. Learn new skills. Be good to yourself. Eat your vegetables. In a wise and humorous commencement speech, Altman shared lessons from his Read More

Fourth grader Sawyer Bartz on the monkey bars at Cassingham. The equipment was installed in 1995.

Re-imagining play at Cassingham

Some enthusiastic giving is needed for Cassingham Elementary to install a new playground by the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. The parents leading the fundraising effort have set a $200,000 fundraising goal to transform the aging playground.  The current Cassingham playground was remodeled in 1995, and is nearing the end of its life. Rather Read More

Inductees Kevin Seckel ‘90, Charlotte Myers ‘11, Marie Ridgeway ‘84, Jodie Bauman ‘88 (not pictured Sam McCandlish ‘60)

Generations of Bexley athletes welcome five new Hall of Famers

Five new members were inducted into the Bexley High School Athletic Hall of Fame on January 7 in an event that celebrated athletes who achieved outstanding success in a wide range of sports at different eras. The inductees played tennis, football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer and track and field and graduated from Bexley as long Read More

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Scholarship fund to honor caring teacher

In a school district with a strong academic tradition and focus, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Rhodena Masys often created opportunities for students who were interested in a more direct path from school to the workplace. Mrs. Masys, who retired in 2008 after 32 years at Bexley and who passed away last April, will now Read More

Charlotte Myers '11 is one of five former Bexley athletes to be honored.

Five former Bexley athletes to be honored

Five outstanding former Bexley athletes will be named to the Bexley Athletic Hall of Fame in an induction ceremony and brunch to be held at Bexley High School on January 7, 2017.  The public is invited to attend. Started in 1989 to remember Rebecca Ann Millard Attwood, a talented Bexley gymnast and daughter of Coach Read More

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Why We Give: Shauna and Mike Lehman

Shauna Steffy Lehman grew up in Bexley, attended Montrose Elementary and graduated from Bexley High School, so she feels it’s only natural to support the Bexley Education Foundation. Her husband Mike’s support, though, delights her. “I love that he’s so into supporting Bexley,” she says with a laugh. “I love it. He just does it Read More

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First Alumni Tennis Tournament Celebrates a Winning History

The first-ever BHS Alumni Tennis Tournament, held on Labor Day, drew good weather, a good crowd, and 16 mixed doubles teams, including five former state tennis champions. The overall winner was the team of Shelby Cheses, ‘89 and Steve Siegel,’86 both former state champs. Cheses is also the Bexley girls’ varsity tennis coach. The runner-up Read More

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BEF and BHSAA Celebrate Bexley Schools

One year after the operations of the Bexley High School Alumni Association were merged into the BEF, we were pleased to support 10 reunion classes who came together in various ways over the July 4 holiday weekend including participating in the Bexley Fourth of July parade. The Class of 1966, the largest class ever to graduate Read More

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Lindsay Avner, BHS ’01, to speak at graduation

Lindsay Avner, BHS ’01, had just graduated from the University of Michigan when she tested positive for a mutation on the BRCA1 gene, indicating she had a lifetime risk of up to 87 percent of developing breast cancer and 54 percent of developing ovarian cancer. With a strong family history of both diseases, Avner made the Read More