Stories tagged with: students

November 21, 2013 - 10:19pm
21 weeks 2 days ago

After receiving a bomb threat at their university on Thursday Muskingum students spoke out about their experiences.

At approximately 12:45 p.m. Muskingum University in New Concord received a phone call on their 1-800 number saying that there was a bomb on the campus. Although there was no bomb found, officials from the school and local emergency agencies immediately responded by making sure the campus was vacated before closing the school down for the day.

"Well I was in...

September 28, 2010 - 4:57pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

The West Muskingum School District is celebrating achievements in academic excellence.

Three former high school seniors, who have since graduated, were named AP Scholars. Delia Constantino and Elizabeth Sandlund received a score of 3.0 or better on three or more AP Exams taken last year. Yaquta Kaka was named an AP Scholar with Honors for receiving a score of 3.25 or better on four or more AP Exams.

High school science teacher Tami Fitzgerald says she's noticed more and more...

September 6, 2010 - 5:45pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

Zanesville City Schools will start classes for the 2010/2011 academic year Tuesday.

Students will walk through the doors of two new elementary buildings and a new high school. The administration and staff have been hard at work making sure everything is ready for the students.

"We're putting the finishing touches right now. Putting the cafeteria together. Doing the final changes of desks and stuff in the classrooms to make sure we have seats for everybody. Other than that,...

June 13, 2010 - 4:41pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Some students from 16 Ohio high schools are heading to Lake Erie this Monday and Tuesday for the 2010 Ohio Environthon. Two of those high schools happen to have a local connection...Granville and New Lexington High Schools.

The Ohio Environthon will is a competition that tests how much students know about land usage, forestry, wildlife, water sources, and other environmental issues.

Whoever wins will advance to the 2010 Canon Environthon in August at California State University....

May 26, 2010 - 5:57pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

Most students in the 8th grade class at Maysville Middle School have a better idea of what they want to do for the rest of their lives.

It was Career Day, and students got to experience a wide range of fields. The most popular occupation seemed to be a veterinarian.

8th Grade Language Arts Teacher, Sara Young, says the idea behind the event is just to get the kids to start thinking about their futures.

"I want them to leave 8th grade with direction. A lot of them have...

May 20, 2010 - 4:24pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

A group a very special students is being recognized for their hard work.

About 40 students with multiple disabilities in kindergarten through 5th grade were honored by their teachers, recognizing their contributions and accomplishments during the school year.

"They're very excited," said teacher Kelly Wright. "As a teacher it's great to see them excited and in an arena that's not classroom driven. We like to recognize some of their social skills and some of their...

May 11, 2010 - 6:47pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

The Zanesville Rotary Club is honoring six local high school seniors with a Phoenix Award.

These awards will provide the students with a one thousand dollar scholarship.

"it means i'm going to have the opportunity to attend college . Financial needs are a big deal in my family, so the support really helps me and having the support of the community and these foundations really means a lot to me, " says honoree Ebonie Howard.

The six students picked managed to excel...

May 3, 2010 - 5:54pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

About 25 students who take part in the Grover Cleveland Gear-Up Program are walking to raise money.

These 6th and 7th graders spent 45 minutes running, jogging, and walking around the school's perimeter to help out a charity of their choice.

"Some of them came up to me, and I said what kind of charity do you want? They said cancer. Well, ok that's not a charity. We have to find one. So, they did Internet research and tried to find different stuff. They looked up where the...

May 1, 2010 - 7:55pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

Some local students are looking to the future and weighing their options.

The first M.I.N.D Your Own Business Fair was held at Zanesville High School tonight.

"It's all about reaching your goals in life. 70% of our students don't go to college, so what are they going to do? " says event coordinator, Cassandra McDonald.

The main intention was to show students the different entrepreneurs and businesses we have here in the Y-City.

"We want them to have a...

April 6, 2010 - 6:21pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

School districts across the country are reporting more bullying incidents.

In fact, a new study shows that about 170 thousand students a year stay home because they are scared of bullying.

Mark Brown spoke with students at both Maysville and West Muskingum Middle Schools as part of a national outreach program to show why this is a difficult time in these students' lives.

"Because they want to fit in. They're not quite sure where everything belongs, so they are trying...

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