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Grants Make Things Happen for the District

By Chris Bournea, This Week Bexley News—Projects that will increase access to online catalogs in each of the Bexley City Schools’ libraries, enhance acoustics at Bexley High School music concerts and assist with the production of Maryland Elementary School students’ daily news show are among $52,683 in grants recently announced by the Bexley Education Foundation.   Read More

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Perry Smith, Grade 2, shows off the perpetual calendar piece he made for the BRAVO! Children's Art Auction

BRAVO! fundraiser applauds merger, strides in education

By Chris Bournea, This Week Bexley News—This year’s BRAVO! event, which is the Bexley Education Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser, will focus on the foundation’s recent merger with the Bexley High School Alumni Association. The event will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at St. Charles Preparatory School, 2010 E. Broad St. (read more…)

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Bexley students testing tech devices for Impact Grant

Grant expanding access to mobile device technology

Bexley Education Foundation and Bexley City Schools recently announced a $250,572 Impact Grant for elementary technology would be earmarked for expanded access to technology and increased opportunities for differentiated instruction. By This Week Bexley News

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BHSAA and BEF Better Together

The Bexley Education Foundation and the Bexley High School Alumni Association have merged under the BEF umbrella. The foundation will manage the operations of the BHSAA, with increased alumni representation on the foundation’s Board of Governors and leadership provided by the Alumni Relations Committee of the board. By This Week Bexley News

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Students will return to class on Aug. 12

When parents drop off elementary students for the first day of the 2015-16 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 12, they’ll be greeted by Bexley Education Foundation members who will offer them free coffee. This is just one activity that will kick off the new school year. By CHRIS BOURNEA, This Week Bexley News-

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Woodson named as club’s featured author

Bexley Community Book Club, a program of the Bexley Education Foundation, recently announced that its 2016 Selected Author is children’s and young adult author Jacqueline Woodson.The winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, Woodson was recently named the Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate for 2015 and is a four-time Newbery Read More

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Teachers use off time for learning of their own

Teamwork is a significant core value within the Bexley City Schools — from the administration all the way down to the student body. For three days this week, more than 30 Bexley teachers attended a summer institute to work on curriculum development and student enrichment specifically in the areas of language arts and math. (read Read More

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Horger’s recognition becomes big news

Julie Horger is used to being on the other side of the excitement. As the adviser to the staff of Bexley’s student newspaper, The Torch, and the high school English Department chairwoman, Horger is usually in the background. She’s guiding students how to get the right angle on a feature, conduct an interview or get Read More

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Wilcox shares stories of study, career in chemistry

Whether employed as a writer, teacher, doctor or scientist, it is imperative that students write well. That was one of the many messages driven home last week by the Bexley Education Foundation’s 2014-15 Scientist-in-Residence, who addressed students in both large-group and small-group settings. (read more…) By DEBORAH DUNLAP, This Week Bexley News-

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