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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


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

Bexley Traditions: Fall Homecoming

Nicole Hoyer and Zach Shapiro, Fall Homecoming Queen and King Members of the Fall Homecoming Court Students enjoying the Homecoming football game Cheerleaders performing during the Fall Homecoming Game The cast of Bye Bye Birdie The cast of Bye Bye Birdie The cast of Bye Bye Birdie

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Erin McCahan ’85, the long published road

The road to becoming a published author is often rocky with many sharp turns. For Erin McCahan, BHS Class of ‘85, the process took many years and included a ten-year career as a youth minister before she found her footing in young adult fiction. While attending Hope College and then Capital University as an undergraduate, Read More

Bud Susil '47

We are saddened by the loss of Bud Susil ’47

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Gerald “Bud” Susil ’47, just 14 hours after the death of his wife Rose Mary.  We were thrilled to get to know Bud better over the last few years, and were so happy he was able to attend the Bexley High School Athletic Hall of Read More

Congratulations to Susie and Charlie Rath for award

Congratulations to Charlie and Susie Rath on receiving the Cornerstone Award for Philanthropy and Service from the Bexley Community Foundation during its Annual Fall Gathering. Susie is a 1958 Bexley High School graduate as are her three children.

Loren J Thompson

Remembering a visionary

Loren J. Thompson, PhD, who served as the Superintendent of the Bexley City Schools from 1979-1985, passed away on October 15, 2017. Dr. Thompson not only led the school district through a period of great change but also brought forth the idea of creating a private foundation to benefit the schools, laying the groundwork for Read More

Jeffrey Janis

American Society of Plastic Surgeons elects Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, as new president

Reprinted from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Arlington Heights, IL – Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, Columbus, Ohio, professor and executive vice chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, was named president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the world’s largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons Read More


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

Help us complete our yearbook collection!

The Bexley High School Alumni Association is reaching out and asking alumni to donate their yearbooks from the following years to help us complete our Bexleo Collection. If you are willing to donate your Bexleo(s), please contact Jennifer McGhee by email at or call the BHSAA Office at (614) 338-2093. 1969 1970 1972 1973 Read More