Stories tagged with: Foxfire

May 15, 2014 - 6:06pm
10 weeks 20 hours ago

Students at Foxfire and other local schools had the unique opportunity to see members of a local orchestra perform on Thursday.

Members of the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra have been visiting local schools since Tuesday. The program is funded by the symphony's endowment fund. Elementary school children were given the chance to hear a variety of instruments and songs.

" We actually have a really cool mix of music. It's a story so we have a narrator. It's a story he...

September 4, 2013 - 5:33pm
46 weeks 1 day ago

What started out as an alternative high school for suspension, has grown to serve kids and young adults of all ages and grades.

Foxfire Schools just started their 15th school year. The school, which is housed in the former Maysville High School, has grown from 9 students, to an elementary, middle and high school. The school has been so successful, it's actually being used as a model school for alternative schools across the country.

"We've been fortunate to have a lot of...

August 2, 2013 - 4:43pm
50 weeks 6 days ago

Foxfire School held its annual yard sale Friday afternoon in the gym. Students, parents and teachers all came out to help.

"We use all the proceeds that we get from the yard sale annually for our children's and adults clothes closet," said Nadine Curry, a substance abuse counselor at the school. "We have it for our infants on up through family members, adults and whoever needs clothes throughout the school year and throughout the summer even."

Curry says since...

May 2, 2013 - 5:31pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

Some area high school students learned a real-life lesson on the dangers of drinking and driving. There were police cars, fire trucks and a hearse at the scene of the accident..A mock accident that is.

Foxfire school had a mock crash accident demonstration at their school Thursday. The scenario showed the students what could happen if you drink and drive. Some consequences included getting arrested, killing a friend and being paralyzed. Christopher Emmons, a student at Foxfire who...

November 14, 2011 - 7:53pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

A South Zanesville teenager is sentenced in court Monday for assaulting a teacher.

19-year-old Timothy Rushing received a six-month sentence in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court for assault on a teacher.

Rushing assaulted Foxfire teacher Patrick Murphy on May 18th.

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered that the sentence run consecutive to another case in which Rushing admitted to robbery and vandalism charges, therefore Rushing will serve a total of 18 months in prison.

March 11, 2011 - 5:59pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

A grant is helping local students stay connected.

Out of 5,000 schools nationwide Foxfire School was one of 23 to get the grant sponsored by the Federal Communications Commission. Through a partnership with Sprint Wireless each student will get a laptop device with 4-G capabilities. This will help student K-12 access digital text books and cutting edge learning tools.

"The unique thing about the situation is with the 4G you have internet access anytime, anywhere and that's...

March 4, 2011 - 9:30pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

Detentions, suspensions, and boot camp? Muskingum County Schools are now offering parents an alternative form of discipline for their children. 

"We call it diversion weekend because we want to divert them from the activities that got them into trouble in the first place," said Co-director Steve Kish.

The 15 students in attendance Friday night, are here for a variety of reasons: from truancy and bullying, to drug trafficking and fighting.

"It seems to me...

February 8, 2011 - 4:37pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

H.S. Boys Basketball:

Rosecrans: 90 Crooksville: 49

R: Aaron Parry- 20pts, Jake Phillis- 16pts, Zak Kirkbride- 14pts, Brandon Harmon- 14pts

C: Caleb Jago- 16pts

John Glenn: 46  Philo: 20

Tri-Valley: 58  Maysville: 66

M: Landon Israel- 20pts, Bryce Sidwell- 14pts, Ryan Cooper- 13pts

TV: Max Kilgore- 18pts, Bryan Schley- 15pts

New...

December 22, 2010 - 6:54pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

A local school is helping bring Christmas to families in need.

Misty Miller, a mother of seven, says she is extremely thankful to have Foxfire Center for Student Success help her out this holiday season.  Two of Misty's children attend Foxfire School where they submitted requests to help their family with food and gifts for Christmas.

"I didn't have money this year to buy Christmas because I have a boy that has a lot of medical problems," said Miller. 

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April 30, 2010 - 6:40pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

Area residents will have the chance to lace up their tennis shoes and walk for a good cause.

Foxfire High School is sponsoring the third annual Walk for Diabetes.

"Foxfire is challenging other schools, but individuals can walk in this event themselves," said Dr. Charles Cerney, Vice President of the Muskingum Chapter of the Diabetes Initiative. "There's a $5 contribution to walk or walkers can have sponsors."

The walk will be held Saturday, May 14...

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