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Nikolas Robinson is a senior at Bexley and is a news editor on The Torch. Outside of school, Nikolas plays soccer and is a part of the stage crew.


Panorama Survey aims to enhance high school learning environment

Bexley High School students took the Panorama Survey in late October during their study hall periods to measure student perceptions of the school environment. Assistant Principal Craig McMillen said that the questionnaire also focuses on students’ levels of grit, perseverance and ability to learn in the classroom. McMillen said he feels very passionate about the […]


High school recovers from vandalism in bathrooms

Acts of vandalism in the school bathrooms occurred from Tuesday, Sept. 14 through Monday, Sept. 20. The defacing acts in the bathroom are known as “Devious Licks” which, according to Kristen Mei Chase from The Washington Post, are part of a trend on the social media platform TikTok where students steal objects from the school […]


Clash of the Classes to be held with new COVID-19 guidelines

Clash of the Classes will be held Friday, May 21 with added events and protocol to meet COVID-19 regulations. Student Council president Sarah George said given COVID-19 protocol, the event will look a little different this year. Unlike Clash of the Classes in past years when students were in the gym, this year’s event will […]


Departments produce videos for Black History Month

  Each department in the high school was responsible for making videos and lectures that would feature important African Americans for Black History Month. Social studies teacher Scott King-Owen said that there was a committee of members from the district who were tasked with designing ways to educate students on influential African Americans. The committee, […]


‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’

For sophomore Nora Cahill and her family, no Christmas gathering would be complete without watching “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” while sipping on hot chocolate and decorating the Christmas tree. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” tells the story of a grumpy Grinch who plots to ruin Christmas for all the happy citizens of Whoville. His […]


Students struggle with sleep paralysis experiences

It was a night just like any other for junior Porter Neff when he was in the fourth grade. His reading light and novel were the only things protecting him from his worst nightmare, as sleep paralysis episodes had become a nightly occurrence for him. Sleep paralysis is the temporary inability to move or speak […]


High school aims to help students through series of surveys during distance learning

The high school sent out a series of surveys to all students via email to ensure their academic and emotional needs were being met during distance learning. The survey asked students to rate their academic performance from one to five, rate their stress level from one to five, and indicate if they needed to talk […]