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Love of Classmates: Eileen Zelis Aria, ’02

The BHS Class of 2002 is remembering the shining light that was Eileen Zelis Aria, known as Zelis or “Z” to her classmates. She lost her life traveling back to Columbus from New York City on January 5 the when the bus she was on crashed on the Pennsylvania turnpike. A 2017 graduate of The Read More

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A Love Story: Gene & Sally Millard

It would be impossible to find two people who love Bexley Athletics more than former basketball coach Gene Millard and his wife Sally. Gene Millard coached boys’ basketball at Bexley from 1962-87 and again from 1992-96. He won 496 games, 15 league titles and eight district championships, along with the 1983 state title. In 1989 Read More

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For Love of Teachers: Jo Ann LaMuth

Being a teacher and part of the Bexley community and raising her daughters, Lindsey and Dana in the community meant everything to Jo Ann LaMuth. LaMuth, who taught Spanish, English, Creative Writing and Humanities at Bexley High School for over 30 years, passed away on November 5, 2019.  Bexley High School was like a second Read More

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Celebrating the Bexley Connection

It was not a typical assembly for Bexley High School juniors and seniors. Nearly 400 juniors and seniors came together in the Schottenstein Theater not knowing what to expect on the Monday before Thanksgiving for the presentation of the 2019 Bexley High School Distinguished Alumni Awards. What happened was remarkable. Immediate connections were made as Read More

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Lion Athletic Legends

For those who were inducted into the Bexley High School Athletic Hall of Fame on November 2, 2019, the induction ceremony provided an opportunity to pay tribute to the persons, programs and special place where they grew up.  It was the recreation programs in Bexley where they discovered their passions; the parents who made innumerable Read More

Give and Receive Tax Savings

A contribution directly to the Bexley Education Foundation (BEF) from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a great way to support BEF’s Alumni Relations Program while achieving a tax benefit. The IRA Rollover Law makes it possible for you to make a distribution to BEF from your traditional IRA without paying income taxes on your Read More

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Alumni Endowment Program Spotlights Orthopedics

From the looks on the faces of some Bexley High School students, watching a live total knee replacement surgery might have been a little more real than they expected. Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Joel Politi arranged for his knee replacement surgery to be live-streamed from Mount Carmel East Hospital via COSI Connect on Friday, October 25. Read More

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Back to School at BHS!

The BHS Class of 2020 may be “heads above” all others – that could be the interpretation of the 180 senior “head shot” photos that were displayed near the main entrance to Bexley High School on the first day of the 2019-2020 school year.   In addition to the creative display, seniors were greeted by several Read More

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R.L. Stine: to Bexley and Beyond

One of Bexley High School’s best known alumni, the worldwide bestselling author of the Goosebumps series as well as the Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly and Nightmare Room series, R. L. Stine will celebrate the launch of his new middle grade graphic novel series, Just Beyond by returning to Columbus over the weekend of September 14 -15, 2019.   Bexley Read More

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Congratulations New Alumni

One of the largest senior classes in recent years graduated from Bexley High School on May 26, 2019. The 97th annual commencement ceremony featured student speakers, Annie Politi and Alexia Moore. Student Council President, Rose Thomas introduced Bexley alumna and Executive Director of The Columbus Museum of Art, Nannette Maciejunes, BHS ’71, who gave the Read More