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Writer and Geneticist Team Up for Folkman Scientist-in-Residence Program

Writer, Joselin Linder, who grew up in Columbus’ Eastmoor neighborhood, finally got her chance to attend Bexley High School if only for a few hours on October 11. Joselin teamed up with Bexley parent and Associate Professor, Division of Human Genetics and Director of the Genetic Graduate Counseling at The Ohio State University, Dawn Allain Read More


Teacher Mini-Grants Take Off

Bexley teachers across the school district are utilizing the BEF’s new mini-grants initiative to tackle specific classroom challenges, implement new ideas and enhance their lesson plans. Announced by BEF Board Chair Betsy Farrar at the District’s teacher convocation in August, the mini-grants were a response to teachers who were looking for a quicker and simpler Read More

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Alumni tennis tournament serves up community fun 

The second-ever Bexley High School Alumni Tennis Tournament will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bexley High School tennis courts on Stanwood Avenue. The tournament will be a mixed doubles format, single elimination with a consolation bracket.  The block of Stanwood by the tennis courts will be closed to allow for the free, Read More

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Annual Fund supports excellence

What does it take to maximize the potential of each Bexley student? Great teachers, a supportive school community, engaging learning opportunities and you. Your gift to the BEF’s Annual Fund, helps create educational experiences that shape the futures of Bexley students. This fall’s Annual Fund campaign is being led by BEF Board Vice Chair, Ted Read More

Mini grants for teachers

Teachers in the Bexley City Schools now have more access to BEF grant dollars. The Teacher Mini-Grants initiative is an outcome of the BEF’s strategic planning process.  BEF Board Chair, Betsy Farrar made the mini-grants announcement at the Bexley City Schools All-Staff Convocation held on August 14. Farrar invited teachers to apply for a mini-grant Read More

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A perfect pair

When Bruce and Nancy Meyer married 54 years, little did they know that art and medicine together would provide such a unique focus for their lives. Nancy, a native of Pittsburgh, discovered her passion for art early on, attending Saturday morning art classes at Carnegie Mellon University. It was a blind date with a medical Read More

Joel Goldman '81 speaks to BHS graduates

Goldman is graduation speaker

For the 157 members of the Bexley High School Class of 2018, the commencement ceremony on May 27 marked a major milestone in their lives. It was also marked the last commencement for BHS principal, Dr. Harley Williams, who has taken on a new administrative role with the school district, and the first commencement for Read More

Celebrating seniors

The march toward graduation for the Bexley High School Class of 2018 began with the Senior Recognition Assembly on Monday, May 21. Over 50 senior students were recognized in the Schottenstein Theater in front of their parents and peers for their academic and athletic achievements, as well as service to the community and future service Read More


Spring grants awarded

Bexley elementary, middle school and high school students will benefit from $22,765 in grants approved by the BEF Board of Governors earlier this month. BEF grants are made possible through the generosity of donors to the BEF’s Annual Fund for Excellence campaign held each fall, the BRAVO! event and other fundraising initiatives. The newly funded Read More


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