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Distance learning creates unfamiliar experiences for students, teachers

At the start of last school year, freshman Samara Kahan woke up for the first day of school to see her friends and attend her regular classes. This year, as her freshman year of high school began, Kahan turned on her computer to attend an online Zoom class from her bedroom for her first day. […]


Students get involved in, impacted by BLM movement

As summer commenced, some students enjoyed their usual relaxing activities, while others went full force on social media and took to the streets of Columbus to stand for the Black Lives Matter movement. Junior Louis Berger said he participated in BLM by attending four different marches that were around Bexley, and he also used social […]


Bexley Anti-Racism Project formed to promote social justice in the community, school

As police shootings of Black Americans dominated the media, several graduates of the high school decided to create the Bexley Anti-Racism Project in order to fight racism in the community.   Social studies teacher Anna Schottenstein, adviser and founding member of BARP, explained that the idea of the Bexley Anti-Racism project was originally formed by the […]


Boys soccer team kicks off season with new coach

The boys soccer team’s new coach, Jason Goggins, has brought Bexley a new coaching technique that he believes will greatly assist the team. Goggins said that he has had success with his coaching style at London High School and Upper Arlington High School, as well as with kids soccer programs. His coaching style, Goggins explained, […]


New orchestra teacher joins district, adjusts to school during pandemic

The district hired a new orchestra teacher, Steven Spangler, to replace long-term substitute teacher Rachel Orthin in late June as a full-time teacher at the school. Principal Kristin Robbins said the search for an orchestra teacher began later than usual. Normally, the search would begin in May, she explained, but at that time the district […]


Students, staff return to building under hybrid plan

The Bexley hybrid learning plan, which involves students coming to school for in-person learning twice a week and remaining home for distance learning for the remaining three, was implemented Monday, Sept. 21. Students with last names beginning with A-La attend school in-person Mondays and Tuesdays, and students with last names starting with Le-Z attend in-person […]