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New tardy system allows three each quarter instead of five each semester

A new tardy system was implemented after spring break that allows students to accumulate three tardies every nine weeks, instead of the prior tardy system which allowed students five tardies each semester. Assistant Principal Craig McMillen said this new system is a way to create a fresh start to being all in and having a […]

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Senior-only Prom to be held with modifications for COVID-19 safety

A seniors-only prom with adaptations to limit the risk of spreading COVID-19 will be held May 8 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Columbus Country Club. Principal Kristin Robbins said in order for Prom to happen safely this year, there will be no dates from other schools or from any grade levels below 12th. She said that […]

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District requiring students to double mask for all-in school

Students are required to wear two masks, or an equivalent, in the school at all times as a result of going back all-in Tuesday, March 23. Interim Superintendent Dan Good said students can wear one cloth mask over a paper mask or any mask that is the Center for Disease Control and Prevention equivalent of […]

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Students return to all-in school as district braces against possible spreading of coronavirus

Students and staff started attending in person school every day Tuesday, March 23 as the district moved forward with its plan to safely return all five schools to an all-in learning mode. Director of Operations Harley Williams explained that the district made three main changes to the functions of the schools: reorganizing classrooms for proper […]

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District-wide Panorama survey used to assess how students adjusted to pandemic learning

The faculty has the task of making adjustments to improve the learning environment based on the results of a Panorama survey sent to all Bexley students second through 12th grade during the first week of March. Principal Kristin Robbins said the survey is given once in the spring and once in the fall to analyze […]

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Departments produce videos for Black History Month

  Each department in the high school was responsible for making videos and lectures that would feature important African Americans for Black History Month. Social studies teacher Scott King-Owen said that there was a committee of members from the district who were tasked with designing ways to educate students on influential African Americans. The committee, […]

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District to return to all-in school after spring break

Interim superintendent Dan Good’s resolution to return students back to school full time after spring break was approved by the Board of Education Friday, Feb. 21.   The meeting was led by Good and infectious diseases epidemiologist Abby Norris Turner, who is one of several epidemiologists and pediatricians on the Covid taskforce that worked with Good […]

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Students, staff honor memory of former student with candlelight vigil

A candlelight vigil was held at the high school Saturday, Feb. 6 to honor the memory of former student junior Jeremiah Clinton, who passed away in December. Fine arts teacher Helma Groot said about 50 to 60 students, both current and former, along with staff and parents gathered to celebrate the life of their friend, […]

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Teachers receive final dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Teachers received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday, Feb. 23, a step toward being all in safely on Tuesday, March 23. Principal Kristin Robbins explained that all teachers who wanted it received their second vaccine starting Feb. 23 after receiving their first dose the week of Tuesday, Feb. 2 and then waiting […]

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Charity month adjusted to adhere to COVID-19 restrictions

Student Council is holding its annual charity month fundraising events in an adjusted form due to COVID-19’s restrictions. Student Council events chair and junior Quinn Hall explained that charity month is a collection of events conducted yearly by the group in which various fundraisers are held to raise money. Three events are being held: a […]