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Bexley Be Well Author Visit – Kate Fagan

Author Kate Fagan will speak in the BHS Schottenstein Theatre on Sunday, October 6 from 5:30-7:30. Her book, What Made Maddy Run, details the tragic struggle of a young, successful athlete with mental illness. Fagan comes to Bexley as part of the District’s Bexley Be Well initiative, funded in part by the BEF.

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Screening of Angst, a film

As part of the School District’s Bexley Be Well initiative, funded by the BEF and the Bexley Community Foundation, there will be a free screening of the film Angst in Bexley High School’s Schottenstein Theatre on Wednesday, September 4 at 6:30pm. The community is invited to attend the screening and the panel discussion that will follow with experts in the mental health field. Angst is a 56-minute documentary film that explores anxiety, its causes and effects, and what can be done to address it.

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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

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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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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

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Students as grant makers

Fueled by pizza and the knowledge gained from four months of “learning lunches” Bexley High School students in the BEF’s Youth Philanthropy Program (YPP) got down to the business of grant making after-school on February 13. Fifteen juniors and seniors heard from five high school teachers and several students who presented their projects for grant Read More