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Bexley Education Foundation’s latest grants go long way

ThisWeekNews by Chris Bournea – A total of $154,513 in grants the Bexley Education Foundation has awarded to the Bexley City Schools includes $45,700 in districtwide social-emotional learning initiatives and $70,143 to improve students’ access to technology. The foundation provided a $115,843 Impact Grant, which included the aforementioned grants, and $38,670 in Classroom Grants. The Read More

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Annual Fund supports excellence

What does it take to maximize the potential of each Bexley student? Great teachers, a supportive school community, engaging learning opportunities and you. Your gift to the BEF’s Annual Fund, helps create educational experiences that shape the futures of Bexley students. This fall’s Annual Fund campaign is being led by BEF Board Vice Chair, Ted Read More

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Leading role suits Rhinehart

By Chris Bournea, This Week Bexley News ”” Rebecca Rhinehart, theater-arts director with Bexley City Schools, found herself in the spotlight, not waiting in the wings, when she was recognized as the 2017 recipient of the Bexley Education Foundation’s Educator of the Year award. [Read more …]  

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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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