Zanesville High School students and faculty have officially spent a week in the new building. While some odds and ends remain incomplete, the general consensus is a positive one.
The new school is undergoing some minor tweaking. Principal Mark Ulbrich says the public address system needs a little work as well as the heating and cooling system. However, everyone seems to be adjusting well, as students have a new environment to foster learning.
It's eye candy from the outside. But this evening I got a chance to take an exclusive behind the scenes look into the new Zanesville High School.
Desks are empty now and construction still ongoing but in three short weeks these empty halls will be full.
"Although the other building was very long this building is very big," explained Darrell Lear Zanesville School District's new construction liaison. "We'll have all the rooms tabled, but it's going to take some time...
This is the last weekend for Zanesville High School.
Starting Monday they will start tearing down the music and gym wing of the school. Zanesville City Schools' Darrell Lear says some will be sad to see it go.
"Some of them are going to be sad because they are going to see a building coming down thats been here all their lives if they live in Zanesville and have went to school there as well as myself," Lear said.
Tomorrow marks a big day for Zanesville City High School.
The school is preparing for the big open house. During the event, the school will showcase each class that has graduated from the school during it's more than 50 years.
"This afternoon we've been setting up the auditorium and the gym for the festivities that begin at noon tomorrow," said Wayne Carpenter of the school. "We're getting the tables organized with each class' number on them so when people start...