Author Archive | Jennifer McGhee

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Together in Gratitude

Please join the Bexley Education Foundation as we celebrate those who put Bexley students at the heart of their efforts over the past year. We invite all members of our Bexley Schools community to participate in any way they choose, even if that means just tuning in, to TOGETHER in Gratitude which will premiere on Read More

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In Conversation with Ijeoma Oluo

On Friday, March 12, author Ijeoma Oluo was in conversation with Bexley staff members during part of their professional development day. The author talk was the culmination of the all-staff read of Oluo’s New York Times bestselling book, So You Want to Talk About Race. The book read began in December and was facilitated by Read More

“One for All” Campaign Update

It’s not too late to be among those current parents, alumni, parents of alumni and community members who have donated to the BEF’s ”One for All” technology campaign — providing the funding necessary to implement a 1:1 student device program in the Bexley Schools. The program, which was critical to supporting instruction during the remote Read More

A Time to Come Together

We are excited to announce that the Bexley Education Foundation will host a virtual “gratitude event” this spring to thank and recognize school community members who put Bexley students at the heart of their efforts over the past pandemic year.  TOGETHER in Gratitude, an on-line event, will premiere on FaceBook and YouTube on Wednesday, April Read More

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BEF Grants in Action

Thanks to the generosity of donors to the Bexley Education Foundation, Bexley students are continuing to benefit from BEF grant-funded programs. On Friday, February 19, author Torrey Maldonado visited virtually with fifth graders at Maryland Elementary School. A teacher and writer, Mr. Maldonado has authored critically acclaimed middle grade books and has been recognized as Read More

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“One for All” Campaign Update

The effort to transform instruction in the Bexley Schools through a 1:1 student device program is moving full steam ahead. Here is what one elementary student had to say: Dear BEF, Thank you for buying the Chromebooks for us. They have improved the school in so many ways. Now we can safely use a computer Read More

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Students Make Grants

BHS high school students participating in the BEF’s Youth Philanthropy Program made their grant recommendations on December 9. The grant awards were the culmination of the program which began at the start of this school year and continued through the fall with a series of virtual presentations to assist students learn about the philanthropic grant Read More

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Fall Grants Respond to Emerging Needs

With the start of this school year and continuing throughout the fall, BEF has been working with teachers and staff to ensure that their needs are being met whether they are instructing students in a hybrid or virtual learning model.  Thanks to the generosity of donors to BEF, good things are continuing to happen in Read More

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Philanthropy

We are all giving more these days, to the people and to the organizations that we care the most about. Philanthropy, as defined as “goodwill to fellow members of the human race”, and as a philosophy, is more important than ever. We are truly thankful for our generations of donors, who over the years have Read More

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Education

As one of the first school foundations in Ohio and the country to channel private dollars to public education, we take pride in our history of supporting public education in Bexley. We operate on the belief that excellent public schools are essential to the economic and social health of the communities they serve. To that Read More