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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

Joel Goldman and fellow honoree Sue Ramsey show off their Distinguished Alumni awards

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

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 Jennifer.mcghee@bexleyschools.org or call the BHSAA Office at (614) 338-2093. 1969 1970 1972 1973 Read More

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Follow your heart and eat your vegetables, alum tells grads

Bexley alum Mike Altman ’95 had some pointed advice for the BHS class of 2017 when he appeared as the featured speaker at commencement on May 28. Follow your heart, he told them. Learn new skills. Be good to yourself. Eat your vegetables. In a wise and humorous commencement speech, Altman shared lessons from his 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

Class of 2017 Bexley High School Distinguished Alumni

On Sunday, September 17 the Bexley High School Alumni Association (BHSAA) will honor six recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award and welcome them as the first class inducted since 2011. Over the years, BHSAA has recognized Distinguished and Honorary Alumni, those individuals who have made outstanding accomplishments and received honors for their achievements in their Read More

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BHS reunions start off right with Alumni Open House

The Alumni Open House on Sunday, July 3, 2016 had a wonderful turn out this year as over 50 individuals came with friends, family and guests to walk the halls of Cassingham Complex, seeing what has changed and stayed the same. Many guests commented on the changes of room locations, were astonished by newer additions Read More