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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


Bexley Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Melissa McCreary the 2020 Glick Family Bexley Educator of the Year. McCreary was surprised in her classroom at Bexley High School on February 13 by members of the Bexley Educator of the Year Selection Committee. On February 26, McCreary will be recognized publicly and presented with a $1,000 cash award (from the Glick Read More

Mrs. Smith’s Maryland 3rd graders working hard on their BRAVO project,

BRAVO! 2020

BRAVO! has a lot of history, from its start as the Bexley Education Foundation’s Annual Celebration of Giving to taking the name BRAVO! 20 years ago. Held in different places and with different themes over the years, like “Taking Education to New Heights,” “We’re Going Places to “Building Connections,” the event reflects the generosity, volunteer Read More


BRAVO! 2020

BRAVO! is where the Bexley community gathers to support its outstanding public schools. For 20 years the Bexley Education Foundation has fundraised under the BRAVO! banner at various locations including the Hamilton Parker Showroom, Bath & Body Works Home Office, Germain Lexus-Easton, L Brands Headquarters, Valley Dale Ballroom, Million Air Hanger at Port Columbus and Read More


State of the Schools

BEF is partnering with the Bexley City Schools on the first ever State of the Schools event to be held on February 26, 2020 in the Cassingham Complex. The event will feature a Middle School Flex Time Fair in the Cassingham Library from 5:45 to 6:30pm followed by a 45-minute program in the Schottenstein Theater Read More

michelle rogers _ flexible seating grant

Students as Grantmakers

For the seventh year, Bexley juniors and seniors in the BEF’s Youth Philanthropy Program took grant making into their own hands. The students, who participated in a series of learning lunches over the fall months, made their grant funding decisions on December 11 after hearing presentations from teachers and classmates.   Students initially had $5,000 to Read More