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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

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Janeen A. Kimble is named the 2019 Bexley Educator of the Year

Bexley Middle School Math teacher Janeen A. Kimble is the 2019 Glick Family Bexley Educator of the Year.  The award is presented annually to a Bexley educator whose leadership, dedication, extraordinary achievements and commitment to the classroom and the community have made a difference in children’s lives. Sponsored annually by the Bexley Education Foundation, the Read More

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CMOA Executive Director is Graduation Speaker

Nannette V. Maciejunes will be the Keynote Speaker for the Bexley High School Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony on May 26. Nannette, who has led the Columbus Museum of Art since 2003, graduated from Bexley in 1971. Current BHS Student Council President and senior, Rose Thomas invited Nannette to serve as Keynote Speaker on behalf Read More

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Bravo! 2019

Not even an all-night rain could dampen the spirits of those who attended the Bexley Education Foundation’s 2019 BRAVO! event on Saturday, March 30. The red carpet was rolled out to the hundreds of guests who braved the constant downpours to eat, drink and bid the night away. The BRAVO! Committee, chaired by Jessica Saad, Read More