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Welcome New Staff

We are excited to welcome Kristen Berry and Tammy Turner to the BEF Staff. Kristen is our new part-time Events and Marketing Manager and Tammy is our new part-time Business Manager. Kristen is a graduate of The Ohio State University and brings her experience in program management, event planning, public relations and development work with Read More

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Welcome New Board Members

Katie Bucco is a familiar face at least to those at Maryland Elementary where she was a substitute counselor for four months last year. With a BA in psychology from Denison University and a Masters in Education from the University of Dayton, Katie has worked as a school counselor in both the Amanda Clearcreek and Olentangy Read More

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Issuing in A New Era of Instruction

This will be the first time in the history of the Bexley City Schools that a new school year will begin with every student having their own school-issued computer, an iPad for Kindergarten and first grade students and a Chromebook for students in grades 2-12. This is only possible because of the generosity of donors Read More

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$20,900 in Scholarship Awards

At the Bexley High School Senior Recognition Assembly held on Monday May 24, 14 seniors received BEF endowment funded scholarships, including for the first time, the two $2,500 Eli Weinstock Memorial Scholarships. Thanks to the generosity of those who have established endowed scholarship funds with the BEF, as well as those who contribute to the Read More

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From Graduates to Alumni

The Bexley Education Foundation celebrated the Bexley High School Class of 2021 with a special event on Friday, May 28. Immediately following graduation practice, members of the senior class were invited to get lunch from the Cheesy Truck or the Burrito Bus, pick up their Bexley Alumni t-shirts, enjoy a scoop of Johnson’s Real Ice Read More

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Race to the Finish Line!

Bexley students will continue to learn, grow and explore over the summer and will start the 2021-2022 school year well-equipped to soar to new heights. That’s the power of a 1:1 device program.  Students are using their school devices to safely and easily communicate, collaborate and create like never before. That’s how instruction is being Read More

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Supporting Student Transitions

The Class of 2025 began its transition to Bexley High School on Friday, May 14 with fun activities on the football field hosted by students in the M Factor Mentoring Program. Juniors apply to be mentors to rising freshmen in the program that is overseen by the high school’s Counseling Department. Mentors attend training and Read More

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Spring 2021 Grants

The BEF Board of Governors recently approved a total of $41,640 in combined grant and endowment funding to support literacy, diversity, equity and inclusion, and the arts in Bexley Schools. These projects include: A district-wide book study and virtual visit with children’s book author, Minh Le, who was named the winner of the 2019 Asian Read More

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Eli Weinstock Memorial Scholarship Endowment

The life and the indomitable spirit of BHS Class of 2019 graduate Eli Weinstock will be honored  through a scholarship endowment recently established at the Bexley Education Foundation. The endowment has been funded by hundreds of gifts, now totaling over $105,000, made in Eli’s memory. The names of all donors to the fund will be Read More

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Be Part of Funding the Future

BEF’s “One for All” technology campaign is now 77% of the way to its $1 million fundraising goal, the total cost of purchasing 2,300+ devices — a Chromebook or iPad for every student in the Bexley Schools. By supplying each Bexley student with a school-issued device, all students have the same access and experience with Read More