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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 […]

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District modifies senior celebrations for COVID-19 safety

Ellie Cohen Guest Reporter District administrators, teachers, parents and community members have modified the end-of-year graduation celebrations for the Class of 2021 to meet expectations as well as COVID-19 guidelines. Modifications have been made in regards to graduation, the senior recognition ceremony and the senior parade. Principal Kristin Robbins said that graduation will be held […]

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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 […]