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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, […]

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Immigrant, refugee outreach expanded through new club

A new high school club dedicated to serving immigrants and refugees in central Ohio has been created in hopes of educating Bexley students about the experiences of immigrants and refugees and providing opportunities for students to become more involved in assisting these groups. Juniors and co-presidents Isaac Bernstein and John Laing said that the Bexley […]

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High school schedule to undergo changes in 2022-23 school year

The high school and middle school will be shifting to a new bell schedule beginning in the 2022-23 school year. This change, announced March 31, sets school to begin five minutes later at 8:35 a.m. for the high school and middle school. Classes will be 48 minutes long, and there will be five minutes between […]

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New academic integrity policy in development

Changes to the district’s academic integrity policy are being proposed by Student Council and the administration in hopes of altering the consequences for academic dishonesty at the high school. Members of Student Council were approached by Director of Facilities and Operations Harley Williams to help examine and make changes to the policy, especially the repercussions […]

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Art auction held by Bexley Minority Parent Alliance to raise money for scholarships

The Bexley Minority Parent Alliance hosted an art auction at the Bexley Public Library Saturday, March 26. Art teacher Mabi Ponce de Leon said the purpose of the art auction was to raise money for the senior scholarship fund, which provides funds for minority students planning to attend college. Ponce de Leon explained that prospective […]

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Franklin County therapy dogs visit high school to promote mental well-being

Officers and therapy dogs from the Franklin County Therapy Dog Program visited the high school March 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to promote wellness within the school community. High school counselor Claudia Fugate said that the event took place in the gym and was available to all students and staff members. She added […]

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Students promote secondhand shopping in Environmental Club clothing exchange

The Environmental Club hosted a clothing exchange throughout the school day Thursday, Feb. 24 and Friday, Feb. 25 in the Dargusch Black Box Theater. Science teacher and Environmental Club adviser Scott Logsdon said this is the project the Environmental Club decided to do for the Columbus Zoo’s annual Teen Eco Summit event. The Teen Eco […]

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Author presents life experiences to students

New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds visited the high school Wednesday, Feb. 23 to speak to freshmen and sophomores. Reynolds has received awards such as the Newbery Medal, the National Association for Advancement of Colored People Image Award and a Printz Award for works such as “Long Way Down,” “All American Boys,” “Ghost” and […]

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District collaborating with JCC on potential athletic facilities

The school district and the Jewish Community Center have begun negotiations related to improving facilities located at the JCC with the intention of allowing Bexley athletics to use these facilities. The Bexley Board of Education authorized these discussions with the JCC at their Jan. 11 meeting. Athletic Director Eli Goldberger said that developing new facilities […]

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Student Council reintroducing events

Student Council is reintroducing school events, including a winter dance and a talent show. Student Council adviser Michael Featherstone said the winter dance took place Saturday, March 5 in the high school gym. He added that the talent show will take place Friday, April 1 during the school day. Senior and Student Council president Quinn […]