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Bexley grad fighting against HIV

Joel Goldman 52, Santa Monica, CA After testing positive for HIV in 1991, Joel embarked on a North American speaking tour to tell his story and to warn teens about the risks of mixing sex and alcohol. He kept at it for nearly 14 years, educating more than a million students at high schools, colleges Read More

The Deep, Dark Secret Of R.L. Stine: ‘I Never Planned To Be Scary’

If you are — or have ever had or been — a kid, if you like to read and you like to creep yourself out, then you probably know the name R.L. Stine. The prolific author has written hundreds of horror stories for kids, none more popular than his long-running series of frightfests, Goosebumps. Until Read More

From Bexley to best-selling author

Growing up in Bexley, Daniel. H. Pink said his childhood was filled with “team sports, public libraries, and sitcoms.” He graduated from Bexley City’s Bexley High School in 1982. “Working on our school newspaper, The Torch, I learned how to write for a real audience of readers rather than for just one teacher,” Pink said. Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Graduate Gives Goosebumps

Best-selling horror fiction writer and BHS Class of ’61 alumnus, Robert “R.L” Stine is in the spotlight once again but this time he is being portrayed on the big screen by comedic actor, Jack Black. The Goosebumps movie, that has creatures from Goosebumps books running wild, opened with a nationwide release on October 16. Stine Read More

Alumni Football Night vs. West Jefferson

Over 40 former Bexley Lions football players joined members of the current football team for pre and post-game festivities on Friday, September 25. The Varsity Football Lions won the game, beating West Jefferson 42-35. The Varsity Football Lions ended their season with an overall record of 9-3 and a conference record of 6-1, earning them Read More

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BHS Student Scholars

The tradition of academic excellence in Bexley lives on and is exemplified by the recognition of eight members of the BHS Class of 2016 who have been were invited to participate in the National Merit Scholars Program. They are: Nathan Brownstein, Jonah Dolin, David Heym, Clara Hirsch, Aron Reman, Venkatesh Sivaraman, Jonah Stuber and Cassandra Read More