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Gracie Thrush is a senior at Bexley High School and a co-editor of the Torch student newspaper. Outside of the Torch, she plays soccer for the high school.


New elementary, middle school summer programs introduced

Several new classes have been added to the summer school program beginning Tuesday, June 7 in the Cassingham complex. Summer school Principal Toby Fischer said that 80% of the 67 elementary through high school summer classes offered are new, with a wide variety of curriculum available to students. Fischer said most new classes are intervention, […]


Where dreams come true: sophomore visits Disney to explore writing, film

From its iconic characters to Cinderella’s castle, Disney World is considered “the place where dreams come true.” For sophomore Annabel Long, this statement has taken on a much deeper, more literal meaning. Long was accepted into the Disney Dreamers Academy, a program designed to provide mentorship and learning opportunities to 100 high school students. The […]


Songs of the Season

“New Year’s Day” by Taylor Swift “New Year’s Day” is the perfect song to keep the holiday spirit alive while leaving Christmas in the previous year. “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee Lee’s smooth and old-fashioned voice transports the listener to the 1960s, which makes it the perfect classic holiday song to listen […]


Students strive for speedy injury recovery

After the crack of a bone, the pop of a knee or the sprain of an ankle, an athlete’s focus turns from winning a game to recovering from an injury. Whether it follows surgery or a diagnosis, recovery can be a long, painful process. According to the Bluetail Medical Group, recovery time for injuries can […]


Homecoming dance to be held in high school stadium

  Homecoming will be held outside in the high school stadium Saturday, Oct. 16 from 7 to 10 p.m. Student Council adviser Michael Featherstone said the school decided to have Homecoming outside after talking to 12 superintendents of different schools, who were all having Homecoming outdoors. The school plans to follow all COVID-19 policies implemented […]