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Students Love Grantmaking

Bexley High School students in the Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Program spent this past fall learning from Columbus area nonprofit leaders and then used that knowledge to make grant awards to support needs identified by staff and students within the middle school and high school.   2022-2023 Youth Philanthropy Grants $2,000 to support an after-school program for Read More


Show Your Love for a Bexley Educator

Nominate an individual Bexley educator (teacher, staff member or administrator) for the 2023 Glick Family Bexley Educator of the Year Award. A nomination requires just one letter of support in addition to the nominator’s narrative. The award recipient receives a crystal apple, a $1,000 cash award, is part of Bexley’s July 4th Parade and is Read More

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Love Your Senior

Engraved brick & paver orders are now being taken by the Bexley Education Foundation for the Spring 2023 installation (prior to graduation). For information on honoring your Bexley senior student with an engraved brick in the Alumni Walkway and Piazza, please visit The deadline to order a brick or paver to be installed this Read More


Who Doesn’t Love an 80’s Party?

The Bexley Education Foundation will host BRAVO! 2023, an 80’s party, on Saturday, April 22 from 7:00 to 11:00pm at the Valley Dale Ballroom. Proceeds from the event fund experiences and opportunities that enhance the educational experience for Bexley students at all grade levels. Our BRAVO! 80’s party will feature DJ Mark Dantzer spinning the 80’s Read More


Spring 2022 Grants and Endowment Awards

Thanks to all of those who partnered with the Bexley Education Foundation over the past year, the Foundation’s Board of Governors approved a total of $35,614 in classroom grants and endowment awards this spring funding cycle. The grants and awards will support educator-initiated projects and programs. These projects include: $13,612 to create a new welcoming Read More


Memorial Gifts to David Elliott Scholarship Fund

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Bexley High School alumnus David Elliott, ’83 who passed away peacefully Friday, December 31, 2021 surrounded by his family.  His family requests that memorial gifts to the BEF be used to establish a scholarship fund in his name.  The link to contribute online is Read More


Mini-Grants Meet Needs

The BEF’s Teacher Mini-Grant Program, now in its third year, continues to serve as an important resource for meeting emerging needs in Bexley classrooms. Last year the award amount increased from up to $500 per mini-grant to up to $1,000, and that has continued this year.  Here is just a sampling of the teacher mini-grants Read More


BEF Programs Return

Many BEF programs were put on hold or held virtually last school year. Thankfully, things are different this year with students in school and able to safely gather for additional learning experiences.  After a year’s hiatus, the Judah Folkman MD Scientist in Residence program returned this fall with a very timely author talk and exploration Read More

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Scientists in Residence

After a year’s hiatus the Judah Folkman MD Scientist in Residence Program returned with a focus on climate change. The focus of the annual science program is decided by high school science students and faculty. The 2021 program was held on October 6 and began with a virtual talk by Kale Williams, a science reporter Read More


Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated

BHS senior Kiara Zamot wanted to share the vitality of Hispanic culture, including her own Puerto Rican heritage, with her classmates but she just didn’t know how. She asked BHS Principal Kristin Robbins and Assistant Principal Craig McMillen for help on how to go about organizing a celebration. They connected her with art teacher, Mabi Read More