Stories tagged with: Zanesville City Schools

March 13, 2013 - 11:34am
1 year 24 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.


January 10, 2013 - 8:45am
1 year 33 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 44 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 45 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."


September 5, 2012 - 11:09am
1 year 51 weeks ago

Fifth grade students in three different state become part of a project to keep them working hard even when it gets tough.

The "Going On or Defeated" program kicked off Wednesday for Zanesville City Schools. Former school teacher Ron Derry came up with "GOOD". Derry is blind and shares with students his experiences in order to encourage them not to give up, be good listeners, learners and leaders.

"I try to share those life lessons through blindness with...

September 3, 2012 - 2:34pm
1 year 52 weeks ago

Zanesville City Schools are working with the community to help students read.

Project MORE stands for Mentoring in Ohio for Reading Excellence. The scientifically based program shows that students make reading level gains when they have a one-to-one mentor working with them in reading.

"It's been fantastic the kids absolutely love having people come in and work with them and it's become a thing where I think a lot of them really look toward their buddy readers, their mentors...

August 21, 2012 - 3:14pm
2 years 1 week ago

Summer vacation is coming to a close and Wednesday many students will head back to Zanesville High School.

Tuesday teachers and staff were busy getting their classrooms ready to go while others took part in professional development programs.

Principal Mark Ulbrich said students have a lot to look forward to this coming school year.

"For the first time in our building, instead of the classes being organized by content area, now there going to be organized by grade...

August 16, 2012 - 10:30am
2 years 2 weeks ago

As we approach the middle of August, summer vacation for kids in the area, is quickly coming to an end...

Classes resume for Zanesville City Schools' students on Wednesday, August 22. Coordinator of Operations Kevin Appleman said Thursday that there are just a few changes to take note of for the 2012-2013 school year.

"Mr. Denton now is the principal at the middle school. Tony Sines now is the principal at Zane Grey elementary, and Kacey Cotrill is now the principal at...

July 18, 2012 - 6:04pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

Zanesville City School officials are offering a cash reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who are targeting the district.

Student Services Director Kevin Appleman said over the last month, two windows at Zanesville Middle School and three truck windows at a maintenance building were smashed.

In addition, a Coca-Cola vending machine was defaced and an athletic department golf cart was also stolen.

Appleman said a rock was used to shatter a window at the...

May 29, 2012 - 11:33am
2 years 13 weeks ago

Zanesville City Schools are once again operating their summer lunch program.

Lunch will be available at no cost each weekday beginning Monday, June 11th, through August 10th. Except Wednesday, July 4th and Thursday, July 5th.

For students and families the need for this program is great.

"I think the kids are hungry, I think with the economy the way it is and families don't have the jobs that they've had before and I think there's no other out for them," said...

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