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Emma Magee is a senior at Bexley High School and a news editor for the Torch. Outside of Torch, she plays volleyball and lacrosse for the high school.


‘Hey Bexley Let’s Talk Equity’ holds sessions to discuss ‘Nice White Parents’ podcast

Three sessions of “Hey Bexley Let’s Talk Equity” discussed the “Nice White Parents” podcast, produced by The New York Times, between March 31 and April 15. Coordinator of Experiential Learning and Community Engagement Steve Shapiro explained that these sessions operated like a book club, with the podcast serving as the book. Community members learned about […]


District requiring students to double mask for all-in school

Students are required to wear two masks, or an equivalent, in the school at all times as a result of going back all-in Tuesday, March 23. Interim Superintendent Dan Good said students can wear one cloth mask over a paper mask or any mask that is the Center for Disease Control and Prevention equivalent of […]


Henry Brandt breaks record for three-pointers made in a boys basketball game

Junior basketball player Henry Brandt broke the record for three-pointers made in a boys basketball game by scoring nine three-pointers in a home game against Columbus Academy Friday, Feb. 12. The previous record of seven three-pointers was set in 2017 by Ashton Lusiak, and Brandt broke this record in the third quarter and scored an […]


Maddy Young breaks record for career three-pointers

Senior girls basketball player Maddy Young broke the record for career three-pointers on Saturday, Jan. 30 in a home game against Wellington. Head basketball coach Bryce Baugh explained that the previous record was 154 career three-pointers, which was set in 2008 by Monica Gustin, and Young set the new record at 170 career three-pointers. Young […]


English Resource Center now open with new director

The English Resource Center reopened for the first time this school year at the beginning of the second semester, offering both virtual and in-person options with former library aide Neal Tomich as the new director. Tomich said the ERC will be open to students before school from 8:00 a.m to 8:30 a.m, during all seven […]


‘A Nightmare Before Christmas’

For junior Calvin Burzynski, December is always filled with the stress of exams, but he survives with the knowledge that he can watch “A Nightmare Before Christmas” while eating cookies and drinking hot chocolate with his mom after his last test. According to the Internet Movie Database, “A Nightmare Before Christmas” is an animated movie […]


Focus on Freshmen program begins its second year

The high school’s Focus on Freshmen program, designed to help freshmen adjust to high school life, started its second year with a session on Tuesday, Oct. 20.  Principal Kristin Robbins said the program meetings cover study strategies, time management tips, what resources to use if the students are struggling with a class and check-ins regarding […]


Sophomore changes the game with new hype videos for sports

Some athletes choose to listen to music while others might do special stretches or have a team cheer to get excited for a sporting event. Thanks to sophomore Nicholas Minkin, there’s a new way for Bexley athletes to get excited about their team and sporting event: hype videos.  Minkin makes hype videos that include the […]