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New hybrid model underway at high school

The high school has adopted a new ABAB hybrid model instead of the previous AAZBB model as the result of a Board of Education decision. Principal Kristin Robbins explained the district adopted this new model so that students can attend in-person school more often. Robbins said the previous hybrid model’s all-online Wednesdays were no longer […]

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Bexley Anti-Racism Project becomes new club at school

The Bexley Anti-Racism Project has become a new club in the high school that allows students to get involved with changes coming to the school district regarding inclusivity and greater representation of minority students. Social studies teacher and BARP club adviser Anna Schottenstein explained that the club is a satellite group of the already-existing organization […]

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English Resource Center now open with new director

The English Resource Center reopened for the first time this school year at the beginning of the second semester, offering both virtual and in-person options with former library aide Neal Tomich as the new director. Tomich said the ERC will be open to students before school from 8:00 a.m to 8:30 a.m, during all seven […]

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High school cancels exams in light of student feedback

First semester exams have been cancelled for the current school year as a result of the high stress level amongst the student body that has come with hybrid and distance learning. Principal Kristin Robbins communicated this news to parents in an email sent Thursday, Dec. 3 that detailed the concerns of the district regarding students’ […]

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District switches to distance learning model

The Board of Education decided to move to a distance learning model for the remainder of the first semester in a 5-0 vote during their special meeting Friday, Dec. 4. The switch to a remote learning model was effective Monday, Dec. 7 and will continue until the end of first semester Friday, Dec. 18. The […]

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District moves into second phase of Chromebook initiative

The district has moved into the next phase of the one-to-one technology initiative after finishing the distribution of the Chromebooks to students across the district.  Director of Technology Brad Pettit said the second phase involves making changes to the schools’ WiFi systems and content filters, as well as helping teachers integrate the technology into their […]

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New city resolution makes Juneteenth day of celebration, education

A resolution recognizing Juneteenth as a day of celebration in Bexley was unanimously approved at the City Council’s Tuesday, Dec. 1 meeting.  The resolution was originally proposed by City Council member Jen Robinson. Robinson explained that Juneteenth is observed each year on June 19 to celebrate the day that the news of emancipation reached the […]

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District adopts new learning mode decision tool

A tool that will decide whether the district conducts all in-person, hybrid or remote learning over the course of the year was adopted by the Board of Education in a meeting Tuesday Nov. 17.  Director of Operations Harley Williams explained the new learning mode decision tool determines what type of learning the district will conduct: […]

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Senior prank brings up question of tradition

The annual senior prank, a tradition that usually occurs around Homecoming, came under fire for the actions of some seniors on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 5. Principal Kristin Robbins said that signs were taken from neighborhood yards, trees were covered in toilet paper, stickers were placed on the building and light posts, silly string […]