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Bexley takes IN THE KNOW Championship

The Bexley High School team that practices weekly by reading, researching and watching “Jeopardy” episodes reached their goal – winning the 2018 WOSU In the Know tournament on February 12. The four-member varsity team consisting of senior John D’Alessandro, juniors William Rauschenberg, Henry Greentree and Lee Cook defeated Thomas Worthington in the televised finals by Read More

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Nathan Gordon '56 and wife Priscilla. Photo taken from The University of New Orleans

BHS alumnus strikes a high note

Nathan Gordon, BHS Class of 1956, found his love for music by accident, picking up a trumpet at age 10 when a friend started to play. That happy accident led to a long and accomplished career as a professional jazz musician. Gordon played trumpet in the Bexley High School Band and competed in marching competitions Read More

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Best selling author and alumnus Dan Pink returns to Bexley

Bexley High School students heard #1 New York Times best-selling author, and 1982 Bexley High School graduate, Dan Pink in an all-school assembly on Friday, March 9. Pink is currently on tour promoting his newest release, WHEN: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Pink spent two years researching psychology, biology and economics to reveal how Read More

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Visiting scientist is for the birds

Dr. Stephen Kress had his first success as a naturalist when his fourth grade teacher at Montrose Elementary challenged him to identify a flicker. The 1963 BHS graduate went on to become a renowned conservation biologist, known to birders worldwide as “The Puffin Man.” His four-decade-long project to restore a vibrant population of the colorful Read More

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Distinguished Alumnus fights the spread of HIV

As the managing director of the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF), Joel Goldman, BHS ’81, moves easily in the celebrity world of Los Angeles. But it’s his Bexley roots that laid the foundation for his work connecting celebrities to important causes, Goldman said last month as he accepted a Distinguished Bexley Alumni Award. He was Read More

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School reflects, looks forward at 100 year celebration

This Week Bexley – Chris Bournea The Bexley City School District’s 100th anniversary celebration brought together students, alumni, staff and community members Sept. 17 at Bexley High School’s Carlton Smith Memorial Stadium. The festivities included the presentation of Bexley High School Distinguished Alumni Awards, music, food trucks and activities for children. The event commemorated May Read More

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Classmates reunite at Alumni Open House

On Monday, July 3 Bexley High School alumni, friends and family members gathered at Bexley High School for the fifth annual Alumni Open House. The classes of 1967 and 1982 were well represented, with reunion activities planned for the entire Fourth of July weekend. Over 50 alumni and their guests enjoyed student-led tours, reminiscing about Read More

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Mike Altman to speak at Bexley High School Commencement

Mike Altman BHS ’95 is the 2017 Bexley High School Commencement Speaker. Mike is Character Technical Director at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, California, where he worked on Inside Out. He graduated from Columbus College of Art and Design in 2000 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts and delivered the Class of 2011 Commencement Address. Read More

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We’re Number 1!

Out of all public high schools in Central Ohio, Bexley High School was ranked number one regionally and number 4 in the state by US News & World Report, and is one in 19 schools in Ohio to receive a Gold Medal. Ranks are determined through a four-step process that ensures all students in the Read More

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