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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 […]

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Ray and Associates to assist in superintendent search

The Board of Education selected the executive search business Ray and Associates, Inc. to assist them in their search for a new superintendent at their meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11 following Chief Academic Officer Jill Abraham’s decision to not take the position. The choice of search firm was made following presentations from the Educational Service […]

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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 […]