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BEF Impact Grant to Launch 1:1 Student Device Program

The future is now for students and teachers in the Bexley City Schools. Thanks to a $250,000 Impact Grant from the Bexley Education Foundation, the Bexley City School District will be able to enter into a purchase plan so that all Bexley students in grades 2-12 will start the 2020-2021 school year with a Chromebook Read More

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Go Big for Bexley Students

Please consider donating to the Bexley Education Foundation (BEF) through The Columbus Foundation’s Big Give on June 10 -11. BEF has a singular mission focused on supporting the students and teachers in the Bexley City Schools. They inspire daily with their BIG energy, creativity and caring.  With teachers as our partners, we are able to Read More

Jason Reynolds, 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, January 16, 2020. Photo by Shawn Miller/Library of Congress.

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Spring 2020 Grants

Almost $22,000 in BEF classroom grants have been approved by the BEF’s Executive Committee, with the full BEF Board of Governors’ approval set for May 20. BEF Spring 2020 grant awards include:   $640 for the purchase of a Quiz Master-II Buzzer System to support the Bexley High School Latin Program and the development of a Read More

BEF provided yard signs for each graduating senior

Supporting Our Seniors

We share in the disappointment of our Bexley High School Seniors who are missing out on so many treasured milestones as they wrap up their journey through the Bexley City Schools. Our commitment to the Class of 2020 includes:  Purchasing special congratulatory yard signs for members of the Senior Class Providing each Senior with a Read More


Support for Distance Learning

At the start of this school year, BEF made an Impact Grant that included funding for 30 Microsoft Surface tablets with built-in 4G connectivity to address the digital divide for middle school and high school students.  With the advent of COVID-19, and the subsequent closing of the schools in March, BEF purchased 20 mobile hotspots Read More


2020 Holocaust Scholar

Dr. Jay Geller, Samuel Rosenthal Professor of Judaic Studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, spent Thursday, March 5 speaking with students at Bexley High School as the 2020 Holocaust Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Geller’s research and teaching interests include the history of Jews in modern Germany, with a focus on politics, society and relations between Read More


Virtual BRAVO! 2020

Kick back, relax and enjoy BRAVO 20! from home. For the first time ever, we have gone virtual with our signature fundraising event. Here’s what you would have experienced had we had our party on March 28: Walked the blue carpet (thank you, Rite Rug) Socialized with your friends and neighbors Enjoyed the signature drink Read More

BRAVO! 2020

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) BRAVO! has is now a virtual event.  Our silent auction will be live starting at 12 noon on March 23 at befbravo.cbo.io and runs through 12 noon on March 30. It features many items donated by generous local businesses as well as your friends and neighbors including fabulous works of art created by Bexley students. Income generated by the auction will help support online instruction/distance learning for all Bexley students. With your help, BEF can respond to the educational needs of our students during this incredibly difficult time. You may register anytime this week and join in the fun of bidding and supporting our students from the safety of your own home!

Thank you to our many sponsors, food sponsors and auction donors who make BRAVO! possible every year. We couldn’t do this without our amazing committee of volunteers and we thank you, our Bexley community of parents, alumni and friends, for your continuing support of the Bexley Education Foundation’s mission.

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State of the Schools

Join the BEF and Bexley City Schools for a joint State of the Schools community event on Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00pm in the BHS Schottenstein Theatre. Check back for more information.

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Copy of Alex Haldi Artist Residence 2019

State of the Schools

The Bexley City Schools and Bexley Education Foundation are partnering to present the State of the Schools on Wednesday, February 26. Come early to the Cassingham Complex and stay for the program which will begin in Bexley High School’s Schottenstein Theatre at 6:45pm.  There will be displays and activities that highlight the impact that BEF Read More