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Alissa Shyshkova is a senior at Bexley High School and a co-editor for The Torch. Outside of Torch, she is on the school track team and Student Council.


Eighth grade Washington D.C. trip reintroduced to middle school

The annual eighth grade Washington, D.C. trip is set to occur April 25-28 following a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19. Middle school Principal Jason Caudill said once COVID-19 restrictions were lifted, the main concern about the trip became affordability. The major expenses related to the trip, such as food, hotels and transportation, have become more […]


Sailing team brings new, alternative sport to Bexley students

While most students devote their time to playing typical high school sports like soccer or basketball, some have spent their lives pursuing a more unique pastime: sailing. They navigate through rough water and violent winds, all while racing other ambitious sailors, longing to claim victory. Head coach Bob France said high school sailing was not […]


New security measures to increase safety of students, faculty

The high school has implemented new security measures this school year to improve safety as a result of community feedback and recent mass shootings across the country. Director of Facilities and Operations Harley Williams said that beginning this school year, students have been unable to use keypads to enter the building through entrances other than […]