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Eli Weinstock Memorial Scholarship Endowment

The life and the indomitable spirit of BHS Class of 2019 graduate Eli Weinstock will be honored  through a scholarship endowment recently established at the Bexley Education Foundation. The endowment has been funded by hundreds of gifts, now totaling over $105,000, made in Eli’s memory. The names of all donors to the fund will be Read More

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Be Part of Funding the Future

BEF’s “One for All” technology campaign is now 77% of the way to its $1 million fundraising goal, the total cost of purchasing 2,300+ devices — a Chromebook or iPad for every student in the Bexley Schools. By supplying each Bexley student with a school-issued device, all students have the same access and experience with Read More

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Grateful for Teachers

On April 21, 2021 the BEF gave thanks to all of the wonderful Bexley staff members who put students at the center of their efforts over the past pandemic year. The announcement of Monica Sutermaster as the 2021 Glick Family Bexley Educator of the Year was featured in the Together in Gratitude virtual program (still Read More

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Together in Gratitude

Please join the Bexley Education Foundation as we celebrate those who put Bexley students at the heart of their efforts over the past year. We invite all members of our Bexley Schools community to participate in any way they choose, even if that means just tuning in, to TOGETHER in Gratitude which will premiere on Read More

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In Conversation with Ijeoma Oluo

On Friday, March 12, author Ijeoma Oluo was in conversation with Bexley staff members during part of their professional development day. The author talk was the culmination of the all-staff read of Oluo’s New York Times bestselling book, So You Want to Talk About Race. The book read began in December and was facilitated by Read More

“One for All” Campaign Update

It’s not too late to be among those current parents, alumni, parents of alumni and community members who have donated to the BEF’s ”One for All” technology campaign — providing the funding necessary to implement a 1:1 student device program in the Bexley Schools. The program, which was critical to supporting instruction during the remote Read More

A Time to Come Together

We are excited to announce that the Bexley Education Foundation will host a virtual “gratitude event” this spring to thank and recognize school community members who put Bexley students at the heart of their efforts over the past pandemic year.  TOGETHER in Gratitude, an on-line event, will premiere on FaceBook and YouTube on Wednesday, April Read More


BEF Grants in Action

Thanks to the generosity of donors to the Bexley Education Foundation, Bexley students are continuing to benefit from BEF grant-funded programs. On Friday, February 19, author Torrey Maldonado visited virtually with fifth graders at Maryland Elementary School. A teacher and writer, Mr. Maldonado has authored critically acclaimed middle grade books and has been recognized as Read More

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“One for All” Campaign Update

The effort to transform instruction in the Bexley Schools through a 1:1 student device program is moving full steam ahead. Here is what one elementary student had to say: Dear BEF, Thank you for buying the Chromebooks for us. They have improved the school in so many ways. Now we can safely use a computer Read More

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Students Make Grants

BHS high school students participating in the BEF’s Youth Philanthropy Program made their grant recommendations on December 9. The grant awards were the culmination of the program which began at the start of this school year and continued through the fall with a series of virtual presentations to assist students learn about the philanthropic grant Read More