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Harvard-bound senior Leah Tadese looking forward to furthering her education

While the Ivy League may not be for everyone, senior Leah Tadese had always believed it would be a perfect place for her. Ever since she was 7 years old, Tadese knew she wanted to go to Harvard. Her dreams became a reality in December when she received her acceptance letter. Tadese explained that she […]

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High school students, staff members recover from COVID-19

COVID-19 has traveled all around the world to a total of 219 countries and territories, changing life as we know it. Starting in Wuhan, China, COVID-19 has made the 7,433 mile journey across the Pacific all the way to Bexley, infecting over 700 people right here in town. One of those positive cases was junior […]

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Students fight to beat the winter blues

With shorter days and cold, grey skies being a big part of the colder months, fighting the winter blues and staying active becomes a goal to achieve for some dedicated high school students. Junior Moira Roche said being a part of the Bexley swim team has helped her keep a positive mindset through the winter […]

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Cafeteria boss or cake boss? Food services director takes on baking challenges

After a long day of directing the distribution of food to hundreds of students, District Food Service Director Julianna Carvi can often be found heading home to embark on another difficult challenge: British desserts.  Carvi uses her culinary talents both at work and at home, where she creates intricate and detailed baked goods from the […]

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Alternative education options enrich students’ learning

It’s 12:50. You have two minutes before lunch is over, and you have to be back in the classroom watching lectures, taking notes and trying not to fall behind. It’s tedious, but mastering memorization and study habits are the only option to be a successful student, right?  Not necessarily. Students who are interested in alternative […]

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Seniors face challenges navigating college visits amidst COVID-19

Senior Arianna Martin prepared for her college tour of The New School in New York, her dream school, by grabbing her computer, sitting on her bed, and clicking the play button of the virtual tour video.  Last March, she was excited to go on a spring break trip to New York City, Boston, and Providence […]

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Freshmen undergo difficult transition into high school

The hours leading up to your first day of high school can be scary but electrifying in any year. Now, imagine after years of anticipation being told that your first year of high school would be online for the first month of the school year.  This year’s freshman class experienced a high school introduction like […]

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Show must go on as theatre department remains undeterred by pandemic

By this time of year, theatre arts teacher and director Rebecca Rhinehart usually would have put on at least two stage productions and be in the works for a third.  This year, there have been none.  Instead, for the past three months, the theater department has been auditioning, rehearsing and performing almost completely virtually, Rhinehart […]

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Students navigate siblings’ college situations amid COVID-19

She’s used to spending time with her family at home. Over the many winters, they’ve always spent holidays together. This is how it’s been for junior Tess Madison her whole life, as the youngest of five siblings.  However, with her oldest sibling already at college, the family she had been living with was cut in […]

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Quarantine gives students free time for new hobbies, purchases

Students were surprised on March 7 as Gov. Mike DeWine announced schools K-12 would close for three weeks due to the spread of the coronavirus. They ran home, looking forward to the extra long spring break, but the excitement quickly came to an end as the coronavirus spread. For the remainder of the school year, […]