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Board of Education candidates Q&A

  Six candidates are running for three Board of Education seats in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 election. Jonathan Baker: Board of Education candidate Dr. Jonathan Baker is a 15 year resident of Bexley and a graduate of Northwestern University and The Ohio State University. Baker is a husband and father of three kids. He has […]

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High school implements free meal program

The school district has adopted a meal program providing free meals to students as they return to all-in schooling. Food service director Julianna Carvi explained that under the National School Lunch Program by the USDA-Food to Children Program, Bexley City Schools can now provide free breakfast and lunch to every student in the district regardless […]

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Homecoming dance to be held in high school stadium

  Homecoming will be held outside in the high school stadium Saturday, Oct. 16 from 7 to 10 p.m. Student Council adviser Michael Featherstone said the school decided to have Homecoming outside after talking to 12 superintendents of different schools, who were all having Homecoming outdoors. The school plans to follow all COVID-19 policies implemented […]

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High school recovers from vandalism in bathrooms

Acts of vandalism in the school bathrooms occurred from Tuesday, Sept. 14 through Monday, Sept. 20. The defacing acts in the bathroom are known as “Devious Licks” which, according to Kristen Mei Chase from The Washington Post, are part of a trend on the social media platform TikTok where students steal objects from the school […]

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MFactor begins THRIVE program in freshman study halls

  For the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year, the new THRIVE program has been facilitated by MFactor mentors in freshman study halls since August. Guidance counselor Stephanie Krosnosky explained that the purpose of the new program is to help freshmen transition into high school and identify goals for them to accomplish during the […]

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High school implements new counselor system

  The high school made the shift from two to four counselors at the beginning of the school year. The four counselors this year are David Leland, Stephanie Krosnosky, Sara Revetta and Claudia Fugate. Leland was one of the general counselors last year, Krosnosky was the college counselor last year and Fugate and Revetta are […]

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School punishes creators of senior girls chart, offers support to students

The administration took action to punish the creators of a list ranking senior girls based on appearance and offered support to students through meetings and a speaker following an investigation of the chart after it was shared on social media Saturday, April 17.  According to a statement released by the administration addressing the situation, the […]

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‘Hey Bexley Let’s Talk Equity’ holds sessions to discuss ‘Nice White Parents’ podcast

Three sessions of “Hey Bexley Let’s Talk Equity” discussed the “Nice White Parents” podcast, produced by The New York Times, between March 31 and April 15. Coordinator of Experiential Learning and Community Engagement Steve Shapiro explained that these sessions operated like a book club, with the podcast serving as the book. Community members learned about […]

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High school hosts vaccine clinic for students

The high school hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Tuesday, April 13 for the first dose of the vaccine and a follow up clinic Tuesday, May 4 for the second dose. Assistant Principal Craig McMillen said the high school decided to host the clinic to provide vaccines to students who would not get them otherwise. […]

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Clash of the Classes to be held with new COVID-19 guidelines

Clash of the Classes will be held Friday, May 21 with added events and protocol to meet COVID-19 regulations. Student Council president Sarah George said given COVID-19 protocol, the event will look a little different this year. Unlike Clash of the Classes in past years when students were in the gym, this year’s event will […]