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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

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 10: Fashion Designer Natalia Fedner attends the "Christmas Couture" Design Experience and Unveiling at Sofitel Los Angeles At Beverly Hills on December 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)

BHS Distinguished Alumni Named

Five accomplished graduates of Bexley High School have been named as Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. Established in 1987, the Bexley High School Distinguished Alumni Awards honor BHS graduates who have made a significant impact on their communities and professions and serve as role models of success. The 2021 BHS Distinguished Alumni are: Natalia Fedner, ‘01, Read More


Annual Fund Meets the Moment

Your support is needed to Meet the Moment for Bexley students and teachers who have been so challenged over the past year but who have reset and recharged for the school year ahead. Gifts to the BEF’s Annual Fund make the Bexley educational experience exceptional. Last year, thanks to generous Annual Fund donors, BEF grants Read More


New Endowment Focused on Mental Health

Kay Massman Helman has always viewed children as precious gifts. She has dedicated her professional career and personal life to meeting the needs of children, those whom she has taught, worked with and advocated for, and those she has raised, Bexley High School graduates, Scott Helman, ‘93 and Lindsay Helman Hodge, ‘97. A graduate of Read More

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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


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

Recent BHS grad, Nate Eisenberg, '21 demonstrates the "handing down" of a school-issued Chromebook to a Bexley second grader, Lola

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


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