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Gridlock on the block: students struggle to find parking

In Bexley, driving anywhere is within a five minute radius—except for finding a parking spot around the high school. It is a common occurrence to see students driving in loops around the school, frantically searching for any available spot minutes before they’re due for a tardy slip. While waking up early for school is hard […]

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Senior cultivates Garden Club for future members

Orange day-lily. Rose of Sharon. English ivy. All of these beautiful, eye-catching plants can be found adorning numerous homes throughout Bexley. However, aside from their beauty and prevalence, each of these plants has another thing in common: they are not native to Ohio. Senior and president of the high school’s Garden Club Josh Bahar observed […]

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Eighth-grader aces competition, proves to be match for no one

The Bexley tennis courts are often filled with players, but they rarely compare to the skill level of current Bexley Middle School eighth-grader Amiya Bowles. According to TennisRecruiting, she is currently ranked first in Ohio and 19th in the nation for the Class of 2026, earning a record of 50-17 on the youth circuit. Bowles […]

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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 […]

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The good, the bad and the stinky of wildlife encounters

On a sunny day in Bexley, many animals can be seen on the streets and are hidden in nature. People walk their dogs and squirrels scamper about. Birds chirp from their nests high up in the trees, and at Jeffrey Mansion there may even be deer roaming the forest. Although not lions, tigers or bears, […]

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Students make rookie debuts in a new sport

The athlete steps on the field for the first time, noticing that everyone around them is more experienced than they are. Their nerves spike, and they feel the anxiety creeping up on them. This is the experience some athletes at the high school face when they join a sport for the very first time. Junior […]

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Johnson challenges academic status quo, programs his own path to success

It’s 8:30 a.m., and while most high school seniors fill the hallways and head to their first class, senior Duncan Johnson prepares for a day of coding. Last year, Johnson began working for software company LittleSeed.io, located in Powell, Ohio. Johnson said he reached out to the company in 2019 because he was interested in […]

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Murals paint picture of student creativity, ideals

Seniors Gwen Canfield, Conter Cornwell and Lina Ordoñez-Aguiar sit around a table in the high school library discussing the next steps in creating the latest art installation to be displayed in the high school. The artists compare sketches and consider the format of the new mural: a lively background painted directly on the wall of […]

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More than students: high schoolers find their forte in music

“Do you have a passion for something in life?” Many teenagers struggle to answer that question, remaining more focused on academics, friends and family rather than pursuing an activity they genuinely love. However, this is not the case for many musicians at the high school who have taken their passion for music beyond school hours […]

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Wednesday evenings free? Stop by the JCC

The brisk winter months can make hanging out with friends particularly difficult. It’s too cold to go outside, and spending time with a large group of people at home can often be complicated. However, the Jewish Community Center gives students the opportunity to come together and play in a basketball league with their friends. Senior […]