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BEF Hosts Annual Meeting

The Bexley Education Foundation’s first ever Annual Meeting on May 9 put students and teachers in the spotlight in Bexley High School’s Schottenstein Theater to show how BEF grants and programs are making an impact in the Bexley Schools. Guests were treated to the sounds of the Bexley Middle School Jazz Combo, as well as Read More

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Setting a new vision

At the BEF Board Retreat held in February, board members were challenged to build upon the successes of the past 35 years to create a strategic focus for the future. With a renewed sense of purpose and engagement, Board Members began to dig deep into what makes the BEF’s work important and impactful for Bexley Read More

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Blast off to the future of Bexley at BRAVO!

The Bexley Education Foundation is looking toward the future this year at BRAVO!, the Foundation’s major annual fundraising event. Funds raised at BRAVO! support programs and projects that enrich the educational experience for students in the Bexley City Schools. BRAVO! Committee Chair, Leslie McBride, is excited that BRAVO! has some new features for guests to Read More

Save the Date – BEF Annual Meeting May 9

Mark your calendars and plan to join the celebration of the Bexley Education Foundation’s 35th anniversary on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 7:00 to 8:00pm in Bexley High School’s Schottenstein Theater. All parents, alumni, community members, friends and supporters of the BEF are invited to attend the annual meeting which will highlight the BEF’s recent Read More

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BHS alumnus strikes a high note

Nathan Gordon, BHS Class of 1956, found his love for music by accident, picking up a trumpet at age 10 when a friend started to play. That happy accident led to a long and accomplished career as a professional jazz musician. Gordon played trumpet in the Bexley High School Band and competed in marching competitions Read More

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Students as grant makers

Fueled by pizza and the knowledge gained from four months of “learning lunches” Bexley High School students in the BEF’s Youth Philanthropy Program (YPP) got down to the business of grant making after-school on February 13. Fifteen juniors and seniors heard from five high school teachers and several students who presented their projects for grant Read More

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Dr. Patricia Kollander to speak at Bexley High School, 2018 Holocasut Scholar-in-Residence

Dr. Patricia Kollander, Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in History at Florida Atlantic University, is Bexley High School’s 2018 Holocaust Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Kollander’s research and teaching interests include modern Germany and Russia, World War II and the history of European women. Dr. Kollander will speak with Bexley High School students during classes on Monday, Read More

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Best selling author and alumnus Dan Pink returns to Bexley

Bexley High School students hear #1 New York Times best-selling author, and 1982 Bexley High School graduate, Dan Pink in an all-school assembly on Friday, March 9. Pink is currently on tour promoting his newest release, WHEN: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Pink spent two years researching psychology, biology and economics to reveal how Read More

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Playing it forward, Maryland Elementary

After seeing the new playground installed at Cassingham Elementary during Summer 2017, Tricia Gockstetter was inspired. As a mother to a Maryland second grader and Kindergartner, Gockstetter felt it was time for the Maryland front playground to have a facelift. The playground at the front of the school was installed in 1950 and still has Read More

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Get Onboard – BRAVO blasts off in April

There are a lot of great ways to support the Bexley City School District, but BRAVO!, the Bexley Education Foundation’s premier fundraising event, is one of the best. This year, BRAVO! will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Saint Charles Preparatory School from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.—a big change from past years’ when Read More