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Donor Feature: Kit Yoon and James MacDonald

Q) Describe your connections to the Bexley City Schools: A) We moved here from California in 2010 not knowing much about the Columbus area. Our realtor took us on a tour of several suburbs, none of which fit. We described what we were looking for — a town with good schools; an established community: a Read More

Make Your Investment

All families of Bexley students have something in common they want the best for their children. From Kindergarten through graduation the Bexley Schools are committed to engaging, equipping and empowering each student for success. The BEF’s Annual Fund for Excellence gives families the chance to elevate the educational experience in the schools. BEF grants that Read More

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Donor Profile: BMS Math Teacher, Billy Gardner

Billy Gardner loves teaching middle school students and he especially loves that he gets to teach them in Bexley.  According to Bexley Middle School Principal, Jason Caudill, “he brings an enthusiasm to life and learning that is infectious. He works hard to support students through difficult times and challenges them when they need it.” For Read More

Kate Fagan will visit Bexley City Schools in October

BEF Supports Bexley Be Well

In response to mental health being identified as a top priority in the School District’s Bexley Blueprint, BEF is pleased to provide grant funding support, in partnership with the Bexley Community Foundation, for Bexley Be Well: A Community Conversation about Wellness. The Bexley Be Well initiative is based upon the recognition that addressing the mental Read More

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BEF Annual Fund: The Power of Potential: P2

You can see it every day in the Bexley Schools – the potential of all students as they engage with teachers and classmates in their learning environments. Supporting Bexley students and their potential is at the heart of the BEF’s mission. One of the best ways to invest in the potential of Bexley students is Read More

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Gift Book Program

Thanks to funding from the BEF’s Brandt Family “Read for Life” Endowment Fund and DARN approximately 175 books were distributed to eight graders on the last day of school. The gift book program provides a free book for every “rising freshman” to read over the summer months. Students select their books from a list compiled Read More

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Congratulations Class of 2019

One of the largest senior classes in recent years graduated from Bexley High School on May 26, 2019. The 97th annual commencement ceremony featured student speakers, Annie Politi and Alexia Moore. Student Council President, Rose Thomas introduced Bexley alumnae and Executive Director of The Columbus Museum of Art, Nannette Maciejunes who gave the keynote address. Read More

Donor Survey Says

We appreciate all of those who took the time to complete the recent BEF donor on-line survey. We received over 350 responses and will now use the information to inform our work. Based on the responses we received we now know that: Most respondents have a favorable or very favorable impression of the BEF and Read More

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BEF Celebrates the Arts

The Bexley Education Foundation celebrated the arts at its Annual Meeting held on May 8, 2019. The community was invited to the recognition of the 15-year anniversary of the dedication of Schottenstein Theatre and the completion of the BEF’s $2.1 million Campaign for the Performing Arts. Student performances included the Bexley High School Vocal Ensemble Read More

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BEF Awards Spring Grants and District-Wide Impact Grant

District-Wide Impact Grant Acting upon a request made by Bexley City Schools Superintendent, Dr. Kimberly P. Miller, the Governing Board of the Bexley Education Foundation (BEF) at its May 8, 2019 Board Meeting approved a $115,000 Impact Grant to support several district-wide social-emotional learning initiatives, and increased access to technology.  Social emotional learning (SEL) and Read More