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YPP Student Grant Makers Make Awards

It was not your typical after-school student gathering in the Bexley High School library on February 7. This group of Bexley junior and seniors was focused on the business of grant making as a way to support their school community. The group heard from five faculty members and a group of middle school students who Read More

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BRAVO! Rolls out the Red Carpet

A Bex-ceptional evening is in store for BRAVO! guests this year. The BEF’s largest fundraising event to be held on Saturday, March 30 has a red-carpet theme which will be immediately noticeable at the entrance to the Walters Commons at St. Charles, in the decorations, and with the addition of a photo booth.  Bexley graduate Read More

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Children’s Art at the Heart of BRAVO!

Among the BEXceptional student artwork offered for auction at BRAVO! this year will be some cool Van’s shoes designed and decorated by Cassingham 4th graders for local businesses. The shoe design project was funded by a Bexley Education Foundation fall 2018 grant to Cassingham art teacher Ben Pinciotti. Mr. Pinciotti reached out to 20 local Read More

2017 Educator of the Year Becky Rhinehart during the Bexley 4th of July parade

Educator of the Year

2019 will mark the 20th year that the endowment established by the family of Robert A. Glick at the Columbus Jewish Foundation has funded the Educator of the Year program in the Bexley Schools. A 1933 graduate of Bexley High School, Robert Glick was an active alumnus throughout his lifetime. Mr. Glick served as chairman Read More

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BEF Fall 2018 Grant Awards

At its November 14 Board Meeting, the Bexley Education Foundation Board of Governors, based upon the recommendations made by its Grants Committee, approved a total of $30,240 in grant funding to support nine staff-initiated projects ranging from professional development to technology purchases. Below is a summary of the projects that received grant funding: $6,809 grant Read More

Thank a Teacher on Giving Tuesday

Thank a Bexley teacher who has made an impact on your child(s) life with a gift to the Bexley Education Foundation on #GivingTuesday, November 27, 2018. BEF will notify every Bexley educator who has a gift made in his/her honor.

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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

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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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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