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Rising freshmen receive their summer books

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

Class of 2019

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


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


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

Nannette Maciejunes

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


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


BEF Celebrates the Arts

The BEF will recognize the 15-year anniversary of the dedication of the Schottenstein Theatre and the completion of the BEF’s Campaign for the Performing Arts with a Celebration of the Arts on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Bexley High School’s Schottenstein Theatre. The Campaign for the Performing Arts was launched in 2001 Read More


Countdown to BRAVO!

Twenty-four years ago, Bexley Education Foundation held its first annual Celebration of Giving which evolved into what we now call BRAVO! With wonderful Chairs, Co-Chairs and committee members over the years BRAVO! has become the BEF’s most important fundraising event ”“ with proceeds funding classroom grants, teacher mini-grants and district-wide Impact Grants. Whether you purchase Read More