Kids in our area help kids left victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Monday at, Bishop Fenwick Middle School, a check of $2,100 was presented to students who helped make and sell noodles to raise money for those left in the wake of the hurricane. The money goes to Kids in Distressed Situations, based in New York City. They organization will take the money and turn it into $21,000 in product.
"They get donations from Sketchers, from Graco, they donate shoes, clothing, books and toys,...
It's back to the books for students at Bishop Fenwick.
267 students were in class Monday starting a new year of learning.
"It's the excitement in their faces and their just excited to start something new," said Bishop Fenwick Principal Kelly Sagan. "The smiles of seeing each other back for the first time. Some of them haven't seen each other all summer and I think just the joy and anticipating of what the year's going to be for them."
This year's St. Nicholas Festival proved to be another successful year.
The festival kicked off Wednesday and ended Saturday night. Exact numbers have not yet been figured out but, Former Chair Bill Kohler estimates money raised to be around $40,000 - All of which will go on to benefit the education and subsidize tuition for Bishop Fenwick students.
"We try and touch every student that goes to and is enrolled at Bishop Fenwick," said Kohler. "It...
A local school celebrates a super end to a week honoring Catholic education.
Bishop Fenwick students spent the day dressed as their favorite super heroes. Ending Catholic Schools Week which focused on celebrating the parish, the community, the parents and of course the students.
"It makes them part owners in their school how important is to be here," Bishop Fenwick Principal Kelly Sagan. "They're here to live their mission as a Catholic to celebrate them and let...
Bishop fenwick students are giving their thanks this holiday season.
The students took part in their 5th annual three week long food drive. Students ranging from Pre-School all the way through eighth grade prided themselves on being able to not only give thanks but to also give back to the Zanesville community.
"The kids are so excited and they love to be able to help and this is their way of being able to help and feel proud for what they're able to...
Principal Kelly Sagan is starting her first year with Bishop Fenwick Schools. Sagan was a teacher for fourteen years prior to starting her career here in Zanesville.
"It's been really great, I'm surprised, I'm so use to being in the classroom but being outside of the classroom has been nice. I got to go around to each of the kids classrooms and get to know them and see them and welcome them and that was really exciting for...
Parish members are hard at work transforming a parking lot into the Saint Nicholas Festival.
Preparations have begun for the festival which is set to start next Wednesday, August 4th at 6pm. Throughout the festival, there will be a lot to do.
"Cake booth right there, we'll have games of chance, kid's games on this end. On the far end we're going to have our beer garden and entertainment, tents, and then variety of foods, pizzas, salads, iced tea and lemonade this year,...