Stories tagged with: Zanesville City Schools

April 9, 2014 - 4:01pm
1 week 3 days ago

All students in Zanesville City Schools could be receiving free lunches this upcoming 2014-2015 school year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers a 'Community Eligibility Program' for school districts with 40% of their students directly certified and receiving assistance through programs like WIC and SNAP. Over 64% of students in Zanesville City Schools are directly certified.

"Everything is school family partnership. If anything is...

April 1, 2014 - 4:55pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

It's that time of year again, Zanesville City Schools are registering Kindergarten students.

Children who will be 5 years old before August 1st 2014 are eligible to register. Registration is currently underway at the Central Office located at 160 N. 4th street.

"We encourage parents to come out now because we have to schedule them for kindergarten screening that we do in May.When they come in here and fill out all the registration, we will schedule that appointment...

August 22, 2013 - 4:34pm
34 weeks 2 days ago

The new grading system replaces the former grading scale which gave schools written grades. The schools are now given letter grades different categories including achievement, progress, gap closing, graduation rate, literacy and preparedness. According to the Ohio Department of Education's website, the Zanesville City School District received an "F" in the standards met category, a "D" in value-added and an "F" in gap-closing. Linda Phillips, the director...

August 19, 2013 - 4:44pm
34 weeks 5 days ago

With some students already in class, school bus safety is at the forefront of conversation.

Transportation Supervisor for Zanesville City Schools, Bryan Carling says that sometimes people forget to pay attention to basic signs that could save the life of a child.

"What the general public needs to look our for is when they see those red lights on the bus. First the warning lights will come on, the yellow, then soon as they see the red lights come on, know that kids are coming...

August 12, 2013 - 11:09am
35 weeks 5 days ago

The countdown is on to the start of a new school year for Zanesville City Schools.

Beginning this week buildings in the district will begin holding back to school orientations and open house events.

The first is scheduled for Zanesville High School and the New Tech students. It will take place on Wednesday evening.

The even gives the students a chance to find their lockers and walk through their schedules. For elementary students it's a little different.

"It...

May 28, 2013 - 4:40pm
46 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville City Schools are wrapping up the 2012-2013 school year this week by cleaning classrooms, returning text books, participating in field days or taking finals,

This Friday is the last day of classes for all schools, with the exception of Zane Grey Elementary, which will continue until next Tuesday due to a water main break the school had this year.

"So other than that, it has been a great, great year we are preparing for next year,” Coordinator of Operations...

March 13, 2013 - 11:34am
1 year 5 weeks ago

We're not through this school year, but already the next generation of students are getting ready to go off to class.

Starting next week Zanesville City Schools will host kindergarten registration at the administrative office.

Children qualified for kindergarten must be five-years-old by August 1. Parents also must bring their child's birth certificate, social security card, immunization record and proof of address.

Administrators said this day is very important.

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January 10, 2013 - 8:45am
1 year 14 weeks ago

A few schools in the Zanesville School District cancel classes Thursday.

Zane Grey Elementary, Zanesville Community High School and Zanesville PreSchool are all closed due to a water main break.

All other schools in the Zanesville School District are open.

 

 

 

 

October 22, 2012 - 5:25pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Ohio's new law, the Third Grade Reading Guarantee, has impacted school districts all across the state.

The legislation says that school districts are to use a diagnostic assessment for students in kindergarten through third grade, to determine whether or not an intervention is necessary for them to pass the third grade reading test. Students who are unable to pass are to be held back.

In our area, Zanesville City Schools will monitor the progress of all students to see that they...

October 17, 2012 - 12:34pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

A routine drug search takes place at Zanesville City Schools.

Wednesday, the Zanesville Police and Muskingum County Sheriff's Office took part in a search of lockers and cars at Zanesville High and Middle Schools. Three K-9's swept the building and parking lot for any traces of drugs.

"The dogs did hit on a couple of cars," explained Student Services Coordinator Kevin Appleman. "We did find a little bit of residue, but nothing to alarm anyone about."

The...

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